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

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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.

Genres

Sport Non-Fiction

Tags

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

Collection

Edwardian Sports

Released

1903

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

Production company

Mitchell and Kenyon

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