THE NORTHERN UNION'S
Regarded as Extortion
i (Received February 6, 9.30 a.m.) SYDNEY, February 6. The Rugby League has : received confirmation of Northern Union's refusal to send a team to Australasia on the terms offered. The Union objects to the condition permitting free admission of League members to matches.
Prominent league members declare that the Union's demand is 'the'greatest extortion ever aimed at in the annals of sport, and if the League conceded it, it would amount to the surrender of a principle and its «independence that locally would; detrimentally affect the well-being of the game. , It is anticipated that' negotiations will be broken off.
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FOOTBALL., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8787, 6 February 1914
FOOTBALL. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8787, 6 February 1914
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