30 July 2021
From The Vaults
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19 July 2021
Tom Richards, the Australia Campaign and the road to the King's Cup
“I don’t feel the coming danger [the forthcoming Gallipoli invasion] any more than I have felt anxious the night before an international football match.”
26 June 2021
Lions Victorious in Carisbrook, 1971
On this day 50 years ago, the British & Irish Lions took to the field at Carisbrook to face the All-Blacks...
07 June 2021
The Formation of Marlborough RFC
From being one of the founding clubs of the RFU (Marlborough Nomads) to the current day on the Common (Marlborough RFC), rugby and Marlborough have never been far apart.
31 May 2021
USA v South Africa, 1981: International Rugby on a Polo Field
Owl Creek Polo Field in Glenville, New York State, can lay claim to being the most unlikely international rugby ground of the last 150 years. On Friday 25 September 1981 it was the venue for the inaugural test match between the USA Eagles and the South African Springboks.
22 May 2021
He Saved Many Lives But Not His Own. Lest We Forget- Kit Tanner
On this day 80 years ago, Kit Tanner lost his life after rescuing 30 people from the wreckage of HMS Fiji. Here Malc King of the Gloucester Rugby Heritage archive pays tribute to a remarkable man.