Auction Date: 12/04/2017 at 12:30 pm
1920 England Schoolboy International Rugby Shirt and Cap – issued and awarded to William Hall The white England rugby shirt comes with the original large embroidered Red Rose Crest sewn to the front, together with his velvet cap with silver braid tassle, trim, date and ESRU to the front panel - in addition there’s a silver hallmarked rugby medal engraved on the reverse C.E.S.A.A. 1920-21, a rugby team postcard showing Will Hall in his International Shirt and Cap – a notable and interesting collection featuring the social history just after the WWI Note Willie Hall b.1908 in Coventry whose father was from Barbados. He went on to play rugby league and signed for Dewsbury on 9th March 1931 and made his debut playing scrum-half against Bramley on 23 March 1931. He made another 3 appearances for Dewsbury in the 1931-32 season and a further 5 appearances early in the following season but then due to an injury his career came to an end.