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The 87th Varsity Match
(38 wins) v.
Last season's match, ending in an 8-0 win for Cambridge, came as a bitter disappointment to Oxford skipper Bob Phillips who had led his cosmopolitan side, including International players from Ireland and South Africa, into this match : as firm favourites. This season
Phillips brings to Twickenham a j team built around the formidable talents of Chris Laidlaw, scrum- 1 half of the fabulous 1966/67 touring All Blacks. But can one man, however talented, swing the fine balance of a match universally acknowledged as one of the rare examples of British competitive rugby?
Direct from Twickenham
Cliff Morgan introduces the occasion, the captains, the players-and discusses with both past and present Blues their attitudes to these games which have achieved a unique place in British sporting history.
4.0 No side
Cliff Morgan, Peter Robbins
JEREMY PALANT and MixE ADLEY
Presented for TV by Alan Mouncw
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