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1991 - The Rugby World Cup Ball on its way to Twickenham

What we know about this image :

As part of the build up to the Rugby World Cup held in England in 1991, a ball containing a message to be read by Queen Elizabeth was carried throughout the country and at every ball venue a special event was held. In Hartlepool that year the ball was brought to Brierton Lane and a coaching session was held by Will Carling the England Captain.  To ensure everyone was included a relay team of youngsters from every club carried the ball along Brierton Lane and the runners were from left to right : -

Unknown, Carl Robinson (Athletic).Chris McLoughlin County President, Councillor & Mrs Trevor LLoyd, Neil Hunter, (Hartlepool) Unknown

Kneeling, Unknown, unknown, unknown, John Paul Maynard (TDSOB)

Date (of image) : 1991

Donor : Chris McLoughlin

Creator : Unknown

Part of the "Hartlepool & District RFU" collection


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