Lot 2221977 Collection of British Lions tour to New...

Auction Date: 1/09/2016 at 10:30 am



1977 Collection of British Lions tour to New Zealand rugby programmes to incl 1st test match signed by 20 British Lions players (21) - players include Phil Bennett, Terry,, Fran Cotton, JJ Williams, Alan Martin, Graham Price, Derek Quinnell, Steve Penny, Bobby Windsor, John Dawes, Ian McGeechan, et al comprising a near complete run of programmes to include 1st, 3rd and 4th test matches and vs Wairarapa-Bush, Hawke’s Bay, Taranaki, Manawatu Horowhenua, Otago, Southland, N. Z Universities, Hanan Shield’s Districts, Canterbury, Wellington, Marlborough-Nelson Bays, N.Z Maoris, Waikato, NZ Juniors, Auckland, Buller -West Coast, and Bay of Plenty plus v Barbarians played at Twickenham on their return in September overall (G). Note Although the Lions lost the test series against the All Blacks they were level 1–1 after the second international and came close to drawing the series; they led 9–6 going into injury time in the fourth test only to concede a match-winning try score Of their 26 matches on tour, the Lions won 21 and lost 5.

Guide Price: £100.00 - £150.00

(Not sold)

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