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Rugby & Football Memorabilia
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The Clive Pavilion, Ludlow Racecourse
Brimfield, Ludlow, Church Stretton, Shropshire
SY8 2BT
United Kingdom
Rugby & Football Memorabilia

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Auction dates
Apr 29, 2020 10:30 AM BST
Apr 30, 2020 10:00 AM BST
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1997 British & Irish Lions in SA Rugby Programmes (4): At the Blue Bulls (N Transvaal)^ the
2001 British & Irish Lions in Australia Test Rugby Programmes (3): All three clashes with the
2001 British & Irish Lions in Australia Rugby Programmes (7): All the non-Test games from the
2009 British & Irish Lions in SA Test Rugby Programmes (3+): The three clashes with S Africa in
2017 British & Irish Lions in NZ Rugby Programmes (4): Not a lot of these seen for sale^ perhaps
1976-2019 Wales 5/6 Nations & Autumn Test Rugby Programmes (37): A terrific selection across 40+
1947-1982 Overseas Tourists in Gwent Rugby Programmes (9): Pontypool^ Talywain & Blaenavon v
Wales ‘B’ Home Rugby Programmes v France (3): Good clean copies from the clashes of 1982 (
2001-2018 Pro-12/Celtic/Welsh-Scots Programmes (31): All involving Welsh Regions at home^ many
Welsh Rugby Sevens^ Snelling & others^ 1957-2017 (20): 15 Snellings between 1957 & 1993^ & five
English etc Cup Rugby Programmes (c.75): A terrific choice of all sorts of Cup Rugby^ from 1972 to
Welsh & English County Rugby Programmes (c.70): From 1956 to the 2000s and including finals^ a great
Age Group International & Other Rugby Programmes (c.30): Mostly Welsh & English^ from 1948 to the
Scottish Club Rugby Programmes 1960s-2018 (c.30): Selection^ mainly Hawick area^ generally G
Welsh Club Rugby Programmes (c.250): From Aberavon to Ystrad Rhondda and 1945 to the 2000s^ large
1957-2020 Pontypool Rugby Programmes H&A (480#) Magnificent^ chronologically arranged collection
1990s/2000s Blackwood (c.120): Large clean collection of the Monmouthshire Club’s League and other
Minor Welsh Cup Final Rugby Programmes (c.45): A host of District Cup Finals etc from the last 30
WRU handbooks (4): 1957-8^ 1988-9^ 2004-5 and (fixtures only) 2008-9. Great detail^ VG condition
Pall Mall/NZ Rothmans’ small Rugby Almanacks 1965-1983 (13): Delightful^ detailed^ illustrated
Rugby Miscellany 1: 40+ items to include menus^ tour guides (one from Alaska!)^ magazines^ women’s
Rugby Miscellany 2: Rugby Autograph book with many rugby stars from the 1980s in particular^ rugby
1970s/80s Signed Rugby Ball: White full size Mitre Ball signed by a host of British Lions^ Welsh/
1960s/70s Brown leather Gilbert ‘Match’ Rugby Ball: Barely used^ a couple of grazes^ no dirt at all^
1945 London v the Kiwis (NZ Army) Rugby Programme: The first ever magazine style issue by Welbecson^
1946 Canterbury v The Kiwis Rugby Programme: The Kiwis^ on arrival home from the war and their UK/
1946 Canterbury v Australia Rugby Programme: Very clean and informative 24pp issue for this
Very rare 1954 Australia v Fiji Rugby Programme: Colourful issue in generally good condition for the
1957 NZ Maori v Fiji Test Rugby Programme: Striking ethnic coloured cover for this 16pp Second
1974 NZ All Blacks in Ireland Rugby Programmes (5): Issues from each of the four provinces at
1980 Limited Edition Leicester Rugby Centenary Book etc: No. 64 of the 150 cased copies with
1987 1st Rugby World Cup Final Programme: Ever sought-after^ the first final won by hosts NZ against
1995 Rugby World Cup in S Africa Official Preview/ Guide & Rare Officials Autograph Sheet (2): Large
Rare Presidents’ Presentational International Touch Judge’s Flags (5): The full set from Wales’
Rare Presidents’ Presentational International Touch Judge’s Flags (2): A pair of the colourful^
1999 Rugby World Cup in Wales Large Flag: In splendid condition^ a white 68” x 44” IRB Cymru/Wales
Rare 1905 Large photograph of the New Zealand All Blacks: Probably taken at their Newton Abbott HQ
Rare 2020 France V England Rugby Programme: Sadly only a small quantity were again made available by
1961-2016 Ireland v France Rugby Programmes (20): Great collection missing only 1965 & 1967 until
1980s to date Test Rugby Collection (13): Varied bargain selection with 8 English homes^ 3 Scottish^
1960s to date Club Rugby Selection (12): Another bargain? Mixed bundle to include six Cardiff homes^
1994 France Down Under Rugby Programmes (3): The First and Second Tests of the Tricolores’ New
Rugby Book Selection (21): The Welsh Connection^ histories^ autobiographies^ stories & handbooks^
Rugby Book Selection (10): English (5)^ Scottish (2) & New Zealand (3) related volumes. Marvellous
Rugby Book Selection (9): Nine volumes from the rugby-prolific pen of JBG Thomas^ Welsh Rugby
Rugby Book Selection (13): General rugby coverage^ Pictorial nostalgia^ RWC^ Annuals^ Records^ Laws^
Rothmans Rugby Year Books from First Issue Onwards (28): A full run of 28 issues of the now-
Rugby Book Selection (8): The issues of the popular former Welsh Brewers Rugby Annual for Wales from
2001 British & Irish Lions Signed & Worn Jason Leonard Training Top: size Ex L^ with Lions and NTL
1979-2005 Wales & Lions Rugby Miscellany (5): Two large glass engraved tankards^ one for the Wales
1970s Leather Rugby Ball Multi Signed by Welsh Stars: This is the one: a host of the greatest
Rugby Book Selection^ Welsh Interest One (10): Autobiographies by Gareth Edwards^ Barry John^ Gerald
Rugby Book Selection^ Welsh Interest Two (10): General^ histories etc by JBG Thomas (2)^ his son
Rugby Book Selection^ Scots/Irish Interest (9): General and Autobiographies; Irvine^ Armstrong^
Rugby Book Selection^ Australian Interest (4): Histories by Gordon Bray and Howell & Xie^ Tour by
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Rugby Book Selection^ General Interest (7): Histories & Coaching; Norrie^ Reason & James^ Ray
V Rare 1898 Richmond v Blackheath Rugby Programme: 20 cm x 14 cm light card with teams and fixtures^
1924 Scotland v Wales Rugby Programme: Inverleith venue for this standard 8pp slim orange issue^
1926 Wales v Ireland Rugby Programme: Lovely example from Wales’ win over Ireland at Swansea^
1927 Scotland v France Rugby Programme: Intact^ incl spine^ and with special centre pages & small