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    Bohemians play South Africa at football.

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    South Africans beat Bohemians.

    M/S of a team of footballers in shirts with gazelle motifs on - probably South African - posing as a group for the camera. M/S of a South African captain and the Irish captain posing with an African statuette. M/S of the Bohemians posing as a group - one of the players playfully pushes one of his team-mates.

    M/S of the South African striker shooting the ball towards the net, the Irish goalie saves it. Various shots of the game in action, we see the South Africans score.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:31:00 / 01:43:48:00
    G 1118

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  1. Unknown user says

    Bohemians V South Africa, Dalymount Park, August 30 1924. The Bohemians team includes three members of Ireland’s 1924 Olympic squad - Jack McCarthy, Johnny Murray and Christy Robinson. Also included in the photograph are J.L. Brennan, Charlie
    Harris and Billy Otto, all of whom accompanied the squad to Paris, and Sir Henry McLaughlin, the honorary president of the FAI.

    Back row (l to r): James L. Brennan, unknown official, Albert Kelly, Christy Robinson,
    Mason (goalkeeper), unknown official, Dave Roberts, Bob Carter, Johnny McIlroy, Sir Henry McLaughlin, Charlie Harris.
    Front row (l to r): Johnny Murray, Jack McCarthy, Billy Otto (captain), Mick O’Kane, Ned Brooks.

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  2. Unknown user says

    Match played on 30 August 1924. South Africa beat Bohemians 4-2. The "gazelle" mentioned above is of course a "springbok".

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