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    Leeds defeat Barrow 9-7 and wins Rugby Cup at Wembley.

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    Wembley Stadium, London.

    Start of the Rugby League Cup Final match between Leeds and Barrow at Wembley Stadium. GV. Barrow kick off, the ball goes into the Leeds half. GV. Massed crowd. GV. Scrum down, the ball comes out and Willie Horne receives and passes on to a team mate who gathers, but is pulled down by Lewis Jones. SV. Jackson back heels to Lewthwaite. He passes to Jack Grundy who tries a break through but Lendill and another help to have him down with the ball. As he is falling he passes to Horne who is immediately pounced upon. CU. Old lady in crowd. SV. Pan, Frank Castle running through fast with the ball, collides with Stevenson and they hit the deck. SV. Spectator falls off his seat. SV. Pan, Street going through, dodges Redhead and Parker but Parker catches him and brings him down aided by Ball. Street picks himself up but a Barrow player Redhead tries to kick the ball away from him. CU. Pensioner in crowd muttering. GV. Leeds man trying to get through with the ball, but is stopped and pulled down. He gives it to colleague and he is pounced upon. SV. Prior passes to Anderson who tries to bulldoze his way through, but is pulled to ground by Woosey who leans on his chest to raise himself up. Anderson picks himself up and back-heels to Prior. Prior to Pat Quinn and Quinn goes over for touch down - conversion failed. Leeds 3 - Barrow 0. LV. Cheering crowd at half time. SV. Pan, Leeds player Delmos Hodgkinson running through, dodges Ball to touch down to make Leeds 6. CU. Leeds boy spectator cheering. GV. Barrow on the move. Castle running through fast. SV. Towards, Castle coming through. He is brought down by a flying tackle by Quinn. CU. Man smashes his hat to the ground. SV. Barrow again attacking. Grundy trying to get through, he wards off Hooper and keeps dodging around, but Hooper finally brings him to the ground. CU. Woman and a man in crowd. Barrow having been awarded a penalty. LV. Horne kicks penalty goal. Score 6-2 for Leeds. Player run back. SV. Massed crowd cheering.

    SV. Leeds on the move, the ball is slipped to McLellan who is brought down by Ball, picks himself up and back-heels to Street. Street flings across a pass. CU. Man in stand shouting "Come On". LV. Don Robinson dashes over despite being clung to by Lewthwaite and touches down to make Leeds 9. No conversion. SV. Cheering crowd. SV. Grundy back-heels to Woosey who passes to Lewthwaite. He runs on, fake lead in for Jackson touch down. CU. People in crowd cheering. GV. Jackson touching down for Barrow. GV. Cheering crowds. GV. Horne kicks ball through the post to make the final score Leeds 9 - Barrow 7. SV. Cheering children. SV. Grundy back-heels to a colleague who passes to try and get Barrow moving a quick pass to Jackson who is pulled down by McLellan. Jackson to Wilson. Wilson brought down and almost trampled on him. CU. Cheering people in stands. GV. Leeds players go up to receive the Cup. SV. Leeds Captain receives Cup, shakes hands with Earl of Derby, Lord Lieutenant of Lancashire, Captain and is given the Cup and he holds it aloft.


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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Black & White
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    01:23:41:00 / 01:26:24:00

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