LIONS Vs ALL BLACKS THIRD TEST 1959
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RUGBY REFERENCE INFORMATION:
New Zealand defeated British Isles in front of 57,000 people at Lancaster Park on August 29th 1959.
Referee was C.R.Gillies (Waikato), and the weather was fine & the ground firm.
New Zealand lead 14 - 8 at half time.
Final score: New Zealand 22 - British Isles 8
Scorers for New Zealand were : Tries - R.W. Caulton (Wellington) (2), C.E. Meads (King Country), R.J. Urbahn (Taranaki) Conversions - D.B. Clarke (Waikato) (2), Penalty Goal - D.B. Clarke (Waikato), Dropped Goal - D.B. Clarke (Waikato)
Scorers for the British Isles were : Try - D. Hewitt (Queens University & Scotland), Conversion - J. Faull (Swansea & Wales), Penalty Goal - J. Faull (Swansea & Wales)
The All Black forwards played a 'mighty match.' Players include Don Clark, Meads and O'Reilley. The head title shows a cartoon lion its tail being yanked by a Kiwi waiting for the game to begin.
Reference number F2487
Collection Film and Video Collection
Media type Moving Image
Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA
Filmmaker: Roy A Evans