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FOOTBALLER PASSES.

."• » — In the death of George A. Williams, of Wellington, this week there passed away one of the old originals of Rugby football m » this ' country. He was a member of the famous native team of 1888, a huge forward of extraordinary vigor m younger years. A keen follower of the code all his days, the late Mr. Williams was able to contribute a couple of valuable articles to this journal prior . to the departure of the All Blacks of 1924, for whom he rightly predicted a great tour of successes. The late . Mr. Williams was an office-bearer m the Poneke Club, of which many representatives were at the. graveside and as pall-bearers. His. one-time membership of the police force was also remembered by heads! of the department m Wellington.

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FOOTBALLER PASSES., NZ Truth, Issue 1014, 2 May 1925

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FOOTBALLER PASSES. NZ Truth, Issue 1014, 2 May 1925

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