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1938 - British Lions in South Africa

What we know about this image :

This poster is from 1939 and advertises the film lecture tour visit to Sacred Heart School Hall by Viv Jenkins, Vice Captain of the 1938 Lions who holds several remarkable playing records. Whilst playing at Full back for Wales in the early 30s he scored the first ever Welsh try from that position, later with the 1938 Lions he appeared in only one Test owing to injury, he marked his sole Test appearance by kicking a penalty from 80 yards out!

A Classics Master, he later took up journalism and was for many years Chief Rugby Writer with the “Times”.

Date (of image) : 1938

Donor : Tony Howe - Durham City

Creator : Coronation Press Ltd

Part of the "Durham County RFU" collection


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