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Rugby Special


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Save and Prosper Middlesex Sevens
Nigel Starmer-Smith and Bill McLaren with the great moments and excitement as the last 16 sides strove to reach the final in front of a capacity crowd at Twickenham.
Last year's winners HARLEQUINS, runners-up ROSSLYN PARK 2, plus guest sides BRISTOL and CORK CONSTITUTIONAL, faced 12 sides qualified from over 300 entries.
Schweppes Welsh Cup Final Neath v Llanelli
The two most exciting running sides in Wales contested the final in front of the largest Cup crowd at Cardiff Arms Park. Llanelli have won five out of six of their Cup finals, only losing to Neath in the first final back in 1972. Commentator


Unknown: Nigel Starmer-Smith
Unknown: Bill McLaren
Unknown: Martyn Williams
Unknown: John Graham
Unknown: Aled Roberts

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