Kōrero: Culture and recreation in the city

Athletic Park rugby test, 1921 (1 o 2)

Athletic Park rugby test, 1921

There was massive public interest in the first series of rugby games between the South African Springbok team and the All Blacks in 1921. The first test in Dunedin was won by the All Blacks, 13–5. The Springboks won the second test in Auckland, 9–5. The deciding test was at Athletic Park, Wellington. There was terrible rain and wind, yet large crowds assembled on the embankment to watch the deciding game. It finished nil–all.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Sydney Charles Smith Collection (PA-Group-00242)
Reference: 1/1-024840; G
Photograph by Sydney Charles Smith

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Jock Phillips, 'Culture and recreation in the city - Sport and recreation, 1900–1965', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/25683/athletic-park-rugby-test-1921 (accessed 26 October 2021)

He kōrero nā Jock Phillips, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010