Monthly Archives: September 2018

Lest We Forget – Frank Jacob Gard (USA) 29/09/1918

Frank Jacob Gard (1892-1918) was a flanker who captained Stanford University and the All-American team that played Australia (1912) and New Zealand (1913).  He was a Lieutenant in the infantry who was killed in action at the Battle of Argonne Forest, France. Continue reading

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Introducing Cardiff Rugby Museum

Cardiff has a rich rugby provenance and the game has played a significant role in shaping the social history of the City… Continue reading

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Lest We Forget – Charlie Adamson (British Lions) 17/09/1918

“A most popular personality, a fine centre, and…the most effective kick, drop or punt the club [Bristol] so far had had.” Continue reading

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Lest We Forget – Maurice Boyau (France) 16/09/1918

If his rugby career was distinguished, his military record was exceptional.  Continue reading

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Flying Lions: Peter Larter

Flying Lions – Peter Larter

Continuing our series of biographies by David Smith, covering some of the British & Irish Lions who served with the RAF. Continue reading

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