With this Welsh victory and large crowd, Wales played their second fixture in Tonypandy , managed to win that match too recording a 35—18 win against what would soon become their main rival, the England Lions. At the end of Wales played their third and final fixture of the decade, playing England again, but this time in Broughton, Lancashire ; this time they lost 31—7. In the years before the outbreak of the war, Wales played England.
The two national teams played each other every year, including Due to Rugby League only extensively being played in the two countries in the whole of the Northern Hemisphere , touring Australia and New Zealand teams were the only chances to play someone different. Although the two matches against the English played in Wales were played in Ebbw Vale in Monmouthshire , the Welsh travelled around England for away matches, playing in Coventry , Plymouth and St.
Collectively those seven matches in Wales and England produced six defeats for the Welsh team, although there were signs of improvement, in the last match in St Helens the Dragons narrowly lost by just four points, the match ending 16— On the 7 October Wales played Australia for the first time; the match, held at Ebbw Vale again, drew 7, people to watch Wales go down 20— The match was significant though because throughout the next few decades Australia would play the Dragons in Wales whenever they toured Great Britain.
During and after the First World War many sports suffered, rugby league in Wales was no exception, the team didn't play a match again until After a seven-year hiatus Wales once again played England and continued to.
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AT last a sensible comment on future housing need and allocation of land for 26, new houses David Griffiths, Jan 3rd.
The numbers are not set in tablets of stone forever, but, as DG points out, are estimates based on the best information currently available. If changes to the variables mean that more or fewer new houses are required, this will be picked up and the plan reviewed.
Green belt is one of the greatest achievements of postwar planning and long may it remain so. My particular concern is the quality of new development and the provision of adequate infrastructure — school spaces, health and community services, transport and open space — to support it. Three Fartown Aussies. I am hoping supporters who remember the three Australians who played at Fartown from the end of the Second World War to mids, can provide me with any reminiscences and thoughts while the Australians were with the Huddersfield club.
Their professions during their stay in Huddersfield, notable matches remembered, personal recollections, etc — in fact, anything that cast light on the heady days of that Fartown era. IT is only sensible that councillors should seek out and receive training plus information in order to be able to advise individuals or groups in their wards. As to what councillors claim, it is a matter for their individual circumstances and ethics to decide.
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