ENGLAND'S CRACK WINGER LONDON, November 9. Praised for his play for England against Wales in the Services' match at Swansea on Saturday. Leading-Aircraftman J. H. "lacDojiald is described as England's best three-quarter. Throughout the match he played superbly. He kicked a penalty goal from the toucnl me. Wales won by IX to 7. Mac Donald (Marlborough) represented South Island in 1929, wnen North won 29—20 at Athletic Park. He was vicecaptain of the 1935 team which won nine of its eleven games in Australia. Mac-
Donald, who was one of New Zealand's best, rowers at the time, subsequently signed on to play Rugby League football In London, and after the demise of the code in the metropolis he figured in thir-teen-a-side contests in the North of England.
The return match betwc r, England and Wales will not be playe 1 until March 6. at Gloucester. Wales last winter won both contests—l7—l2 at Swansea, where England actually led 12—0 at half-time; and 9—3 at Gloucester.
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MACDONALD AGAIN, Auckland Star, Volume LXXIII, Issue 267, 11 November 1942
MACDONALD AGAIN Auckland Star, Volume LXXIII, Issue 267, 11 November 1942
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