• Short Summary

    The main party of the English Rugby League touring team arrived in Sydney late last night to begin a fourteen weeks' tour of Australia and New Zealand.

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    Establishing shot at Sydney cricket ground where match will be held. 3 miles from Sydney in Moore Park



    ERIC FRASER ATTEMPTING GOAL WITH TEAM MANAGER MITCHELL



    Players training




    Initials



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: The main party of the English Rugby League touring team arrived in Sydney late last night to begin a fourteen weeks' tour of Australia and New Zealand.

    The team's two managers and nineteen players which make up the first party were welcomed at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport by members of the Australian Board of Control and New South Wales and Country Rugby League officials.

    The rest of the team, seven players and the coach, are due in Sydney on Wednesday.

    The Englishmen will play the first match of their tour of Australia and New Zealand at Wollongong tomorrow.

    They will meet a Southern Division team.

    The first test will be played in Sydney on the 14th of June.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6994C09SFMUS1SJ9UIZHKDOVJ
    Media URN:
    VLVA6994C09SFMUS1SJ9UIZHKDOVJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/05/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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