hartlepool history logo

1943 - Hartlepool Old Boys' Jubilee Season - Bob Oakes XV V Rovers XV

What we know about this image :

Old Boys is one of three clubs that managed to play through the Second World War along with Rovers and Westoe.

 The Second World War also saw them reach their Golden Jubilee and to celebrate the event, Bob Oakes put out a Bob Oakes XV against Rovers on Grayfields, Rovers coming out winners by 40 pts to 5.

 The Bob Oakes XV on the day was J Best Billingham & Durham County, S Lawson Old Boys, Capt. A R McGregor, Army & Scottish Trials, Copl H Bloomfield, Old Boys & RAF, N.Judge, E.James, A Winn (all Old Boys),L/Cpl J D Hastie, Capt. W N Ramsay (both Army & Scotland),B Robson, R Deighton, T E Dixon R Keyes R Brownless J Blogg (All Old Boys).

Date (of image) : 21/9/1943

Donor : Hartlepool RFC

Creator : Unknown

Part of the "Hartlepool RFC" collection


Related items :