Day 1 Lot 95

Large Schools etc Rugby Collection (200++): Schools, junior...

Auction Date: 21/04/2021 at 10am

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Large Schools etc Rugby Collection (200++): Schools, junior and age-group rugby, a terrific comprehensive archive (no pun intended, and there are maybe more public than state schools covered!) over almost 70 years from one of Rugby World magazine’s schools correspondents. A treasure trove of 15 and 7 a side action with photos, programmes, brochures, booklets, autographed items, proofs and other ephemera from the UK, Ireland, France and further afield: festivals, Cup games, national finals, internationals and tours from minis to Under 21s. Wonderful star-spotting material as a host of caps-to-be are featured - don’t miss the pic and penpic of Gavin Henson at 16 on his school’s tour to S Africa! Find the future All Blacks and Wallabies on tour to the UK…..65 or so international matches and trials, 12 Junior World/Euro/UK Cups, c.70 National Finals around the Four Nations (some duplication), 45 Rosslyn Park (1953-2015) and other Sevens programmes (5 from the 1950s), 25 tour brochures to and from the UK inc England, Wales, Scotland, SA, NZ & Australia national sides as well as individual schools both ways, c.15 School 15 a side festivals inc St Joseph’s Ipswich, etc: well over 200 items in all. Magnificent opportunity for the Schools’ collector and enthusiast. Generally G/VG, some mint

Hammer Price: £55.00