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LEAGUE BRAN-TUB.

ANOTHER DIP MADE. OFFER TO WILSON -TT4TT Since the lifting of the two years' residential baa by the English Rugby League there has been a scramble to secure the services of leading New Zealand League footballers. Three prominent players. L. Brown, B. Davidson and L. Mason, have been secured by the Wigan Club, and near a fourth plaver is sought, the Halifax Club being anxious to get the services of Wilson-Hall, the brilliant little Christchurch half-back, who was well in Waikat-o and Auckland football before he -went to tie south. -Cable lowest terras. , " wa« the abridged text of a cable that came on Saturday. with the result that Wilson-HaM has sent a reply to the Halifax Clnh Should his be accepted, he wTI I«a-r NV~ 7<*.iland with the othpr players secured "' t Wigan. At present WilsonHall is playing for the Hornby Club at i'hristchurch. Last year he was chosen half-back for the South in the inter - island pame, an<i demonstrated that he the best player in that po*ii tion in the Do- | minion. He was one i of the nrst cjioj.-e= lor tue toaring team i that went to .hngtaavl, and the clevernes* J of ais play caas«d Home critics to compare him with Kogers and i'arkm, fao ■ of the Lest half-backs seta in post-war i football. Wilson-Hail retained nis best I form in the early part of the tour, but I he met with a severe injury m ewe of ; tae matcnes. and u out of tie game for some time. Eariy tais i?eaj>uu t-eru «aa a prospect of \\ ilson-Hail playing in Auckland, but ae returned to Lantercury and resumed with the Hornby Club.

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LEAGUE BRAN-TUB., Auckland Star, Volume LVIII, Issue 143, 20 June 1927

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LEAGUE BRAN-TUB. Auckland Star, Volume LVIII, Issue 143, 20 June 1927

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