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AlRums

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I have recently come across this newspaper article from the Sunday Express back in Jan 1968 report on the France - Ireland game and thought I would post this just for interest.

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That's really cool. The whole pneumonia victims and playing on one leg thing made me laugh.
Reminded me of the Harry Enfields's 1920's football team vs the 1990's Liverpool team sketch.
 
The Quins v RAF article sent me down a rabbit hole on the history of the points value of the different scores.
And, a penalty kicked by a lock?
 
The Quins v RAF article sent me down a rabbit hole on the history of the points value of the different scores.
And, a penalty kicked by a lock?
Did you notice the mention of future BBC presenter Nigel Starmer-Smith?
 
Ireland 🇮🇪 playing for the wooden spoon in the late 80s/90s, no cries back then of replace them with Romania 🇷🇴 watching the games at my local rugby club
 
Jerseys without player names on the back of them.

This is not soccer.
 

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