Lot 601Rare 1979 Phil Bennett's navy blue rugby blazer...

Auction Date: 30/09/2015 at 10:30 am



Rare 1979 Phil Bennett's navy blue rugby blazer from the World XV match v South Africa – the breast pocket with embroidered emblem & inscribed International Rugby Team, South Africa 1979j, c/w letter of authenticity. Note in the late 1970s more and more attention was being drawn to Apartheid in South Africa and the Rugby Tour to France was cancelled, instead a World XV was selected to tour SA, again a Lions tour in 1981 was not well received and in 1981 a total ban was enforced by IRU against SA to compete in international competition until such time as apartheid ended

Hammer Price: £100.00

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