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RUGBY UNION

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The 87th Varsity Match
OXFORD UNIVERSITY
(38 wins) v.
CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY
(35 wins)
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.
2.30 Kick-off
3.10* Half-time
4.0 No side
Commentators:
Cliff Morgan, Peter Robbins
Production team:
JEREMY PALANT and MixE ADLEY
Presented for TV by Alan Mouncw

Contributors

Unknown: Bob Phillips
Unknown: Peter Robbins
Unknown: Jeremy Palant
Unknown: Alan Mouncw

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