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Re: OLD STUFF - rarities

Postby Canalina » Fri, 25 Sep 2020, 17:21

A nice article about the birth of the USSR national team (just in 1974!), with an awesome opening photo
https://rugger.info/news/36112

Six teams participating in that tournament: Romania's Grivica Rosie, Warsaw Skra, Nada Split, a sort of Czechoslovak national team, the USSR clubs select, the Moscow select.
In that first core of a national team there were not georgian players and there were a lot of Leningrad players.
According to Rugbyinternational.net USSR played the first test match three weeks after that tournament, defeating Czechoslovakia 28-0 in Leningrad on August 31, 1974

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Re: OLD STUFF - rarities

Postby FLIDTA RISXVA » Sat, 26 Sep 2020, 10:17

SHOULE BE

1) Griviţa Roşie
2) Prague selection

3) SOV test # 1
1975 01/09 Leningrad CZE W 28-0
ie NEXT year, similar tournament

*) 1974 SOV League standings

Fili Moscow 22 11-3 189:115
KIIGA Kiev 20 10-4 215:133
VVA Monino 19 9-4*1 150: 81
Burevestnik Leningrad 14 7-7 160:140
Avtomobilist Moscow 13 6-7*1 110:118
Lokomotiv Moscow 11 5-8*1 127:144
Gantiadi Tbilisi 7 3-10*1 82:207
Lokomotivi Tbilisi 6 3-11 97:192

Georgians vied between them for survival

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Re: OLD STUFF - rarities

Postby FLIDTA RISXVA » Sat, 26 Sep 2020, 10:51

ODDLY ENOUGH | Eton's elite ''Wall Game''
Posted September 23, 2020

https://www.reuters.com/video/watch/eto ... d719560254

It was first established in 1766, it's played every year on St Andrew’s Day,
and Prince Harry dabbled in it back in 2003.
So what exactly is Eton College's famous Wall Game?

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SOME'HOW ONE COULD SNATCH | DOWNLOAD THIS ?

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Re: OLD STUFF - rarities

Postby FLIDTA RISXVA » Tue, 05 Jan 2021, 09:23

ANOTHER TRAGIC NEWS IN THESE HARD TIMES

TO APPEASE IGNORANT BOSSES WHO THINK
SMARTPHONE IS END'POINT OF COMMUNICATION

STATS'GURU >>
http://stats.scrum.com/statsguru/rugby/stats/index.html
HAS BEEN DEMOLISHED

ANY CLICK (IN)DIRECTLY LEADS TO THIS NEW RUBBISH
https://www.espn.com/rugby/

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Re: OLD STUFF - rarities

Postby vino_93 » Tue, 05 Jan 2021, 12:34

Yes, you have to use google to find stats now...

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Re: OLD STUFF - rarities

Postby FLIDTA RISXVA » Tue, 05 Jan 2021, 12:42

FABRIZIO's site helps a lot >> http://www.rugbyarchive.net/

ANOTHER source still ALIVE >>
http://en.espn.co.uk/scrum/rugby/series/index.html

but in some cases it is inter-locked with broken STATS'GURU

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Re: OLD STUFF - rarities

Postby FLIDTA RISXVA » Fri, 08 Jan 2021, 15:05

Another QUALITY RUGBY NEWS RESOURCE GONE

From today
that >> https://uk.reuters.com/news/archive/rugbyNews
has been replaced with this rubbish >>
https://www.reuters.com/lifestyle/sports

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Re: OLD STUFF - rarities

Postby FLIDTA RISXVA » Tue, 12 Jan 2021, 08:56

RUGBY contents of REUTERS still available via site search >>

https://www.reuters.com/search/news?blo ... e=pastWeek

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