Lot 360Very Rare 1971 British Lions Confidential Rugby Letter...

Auction Date: 30/04/2020 at 10am



Very Rare 1971 British Lions Confidential Rugby Letter: Photocopy of two pages of A4 on British Lions headed paper, a letter from coach Carwyn James in Whangerai to Four Home Unions Chair John Tallent back in the UK. With a week of the tour to go, he reports in the letter marked ‘Private & Confidential’ his thoughts on the tour’s length, refereeing (!), preparation, selection incl errors, coach’s role, curtain raisers, ball-boys and the desirability of the Lions playing at home. Fascinating unique insights. Plus three newspaper cuttings on and after his passing. F/G, most collectable

Hammer Price: £20.00

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