NEW ZEALAND SPORTING NEWS: SPRINGBOKS V NEW ZEALAND FIRST TEST

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Credits. Crowd swaying and waving at Athletic Park in Wellington.
Teams come out onto the field. South African led out by Dr Danie Craven.
In game play.
Crowd celebrates victory.
Intertitle: “Stop Press! Watch for further Springbok matches at this theatre. Cinesound Special.”

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The first test between South Africa & New Zealand was played at Athletic Park, Wellington, New Zealand on 14th August 1937.
The referee was L.E. Macassey (Otago), the crowd attendance was 40,000 and the weather was showery while the ground was firm.
New Zealand lead 6- 3 at half time.
Final score: New Zealand 13 - South Africa 7.
Scorers for New Zealand were: Try - J. Dick (Auckland), Penalty Goals - D. Trevathan (Otago) (2), Dropped Goal - D. Trevathan (Otago)
Scorers for South Africa were: Try - D.O. Williams (Western province), Dropped Goal - J. White (Border)

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Year 1937

Reference number F4506

Collection Film and Video Collection

Media type Moving Image

Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA

Duration 0:06:07

Credits Photography: Lee M. Hill
Photography: Joseph Sylvanus Vinsen
Sound: Jack Chaytor
Commentary: Alan Allardyce