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Northern Union Challenge Cup Final - Halifax v Salford
Northern Union Challenge Cup Final - Halifax v Salford

Northern Union Challenge Cup Final - Halifax v Salford 1903

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Northern Union Challenge Cup Final - Halifax v Salford 1903

United Kingdom

This is the last of the dozen rugby fixtures in the Mitchell & Kenyon collection, and the only cup final, a Yorkshire v Lancashire battle. Tries are rare in early film records of rugby matches, but it's still frustrating that the cameraman fails to follow a Halifax player's kick over the Salford try line and so misses an early score, jubilantly celebrated by the men in stripes. Halifax won 7-0.


Sport Non-Fiction


Great Britain (rugby team) Salford Halifax Headingley Rugby league teams West Yorkshire Rugby (Sport) Rugby union Rugby competitions


Edwardian Sports




United Kingdom



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Mitchell and Kenyon

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