Lot 405Cliff Jones, WRU Centenary President, Rugby Collection 1964-1989...

Auction Date: 30/04/2020 at 10am

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Cliff Jones, WRU Centenary President, Rugby Collection 1964-1989 (Qty): A substantial number of brochures, programmes - some scarce - tickets, itineraries, invites, menus, notes for jokes and speeches etc, from the archive of the late Major Clifford W Jones of Cardiff, Cambridge University, the Barbarians and Wales, President of the WRU in Centenary Year 1980-81. To include games home and away in the Five Nations, some signed e.g. Phil Bennett on Grand Slam match 1978; NZ and other incoming tours inc lovely 1972 Menu; Cardiff RFC Centenary Dinners; Cambridge Univ Past v Present; Aberavon’s Tour to B Columbia 1981; Romania v Wales 1983; a fine collection of Wales ‘B’ material, some rare, to incl games v France ‘B’ 1972 (Cardiff), 1977 (Nantes), 1978 (Aberavon), 1980 (Neath, 2, plus Menu & Tickets) & 1988 (Brecon); all except B Columbia from the Tour to Canada & the US 1980 – USA (plus US National Championships), Pacific Coast Grizzlies, Lower Mainland & Canada, plus two itinerary booklets, one fully autographed. Also the 1989 ‘B’ Tour to Canada itinerary and - joy of joys! - France v Ireland 1980 where Colm Tucker was spelt with an ‘F’ instead of a ‘T’! Great chance to obtain these oft-personalised items from a star who devoted to Rugby much of his life from teenager to President. Mostly G

Hammer Price: £300.00

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