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1965 - The Barbarians - Rovers Celebrations at the Grand Hotel

What we know about this image :

Players and guests enjoying the post-match Dinner at the Grand Hotel in Swainson Street, held to mark the 65th Anniverysary of the founding of the Barbarians Rugby Club in 1890in Hartlepool,  when Rovers were their first opposition.

A special match was held at the New Friarage between the Barbarians and Rovers and the teams, officials and guests held a Dinner at the Grand to round off an historic day.

Date (of image) : 4/10/1965

Donor : John Wakefield

Creator : Unknown

Part of the "John Wakefield" collection


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