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RUGBY FOOTBALL.

FNGLAND V. WALES.

A WIN FOB ENGLAND,

London, January 18, There was a huge attendance for the International Rugby match on Saturday Eng land v. Wales'.

England had last year won "the triple crown " for the first time sinoe 1892 by defeating Walee, Ireland and Scotland, and it waa the only Welsh defeat of 1913.

Immense tfforls were made to wipe tba' off in 1914, and the game provide a magnificent struggle from ths kick ofi to the call of time. England won by two goals to a dropped goal a3 scored by Wales, but EngĀ» land only snatched the victory in the last five minutes of play, and international feel, ing ran high, the crowds being worked up to a pitch of wild excitement ~aa England livened up and thus won.

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RUGBY FOOTBALL., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4365, 20 January 1914

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RUGBY FOOTBALL. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4365, 20 January 1914

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