Monthly Archives: August 2018

Getting to know Younji

At the start of her last week with the World Rugby Museum, we put some questions to our intern Younji from South Korea.  She has been with us for an 8 week placement as part of her postgraduate Museum Studies course at the University of Leicester. Continue reading

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Flying Lions: Ken Jones

Flying Lions: Ken Jones

Continuing our series of biographies by David Smith, covering some of the British & Irish Lions who served with the RAF.
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Winston Ide: From Wallaby to Prisoner of War

“Sturdily built, of medium height, Blow was nicely set up for a centre three-quarter…he had great courage and his low, hard tackling and fearless going down on the ball in the face of charging forwards won him many admirers.” Continue reading

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The ill-fated 1939-40 Wallabies tour

Dubbed the ‘tour of a lifetime’, it was expected to be a ten-month, 28-match tour of Great Britain for an Australian representative side… Continue reading

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