Report on protests at Rugby Park

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This recording features 'on-the-scene' reports of the anti-tour protest preventing the Springboks versus Waikato rugby match being played at Rugby Park in Hamilton on the 25th of July 1981.

Radio New Zealand sports commentators and news reporters Graeme Moody, Ewart Barnsley, John Cordery and John Howson describe the scene as protestors invade the field, police try to remove them and the game is eventually called off prompting outrage from rugby fans.

This report includes the announcement that the game has been cancelled [16:45]

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Year 1981

Reference number 35579

Media type AUDIO

Collection Sound Collection

Credits Moody, Graeme, 1951?-2011, Reporter
Barnsley, Ewart, Reporter
Howson, John, Commentator
CORDERY, John, Reporter

Duration 00:20:03

Date 1981