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Image credit: World Rugby Museum

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This is the Yorkshire Challenge Cup final between Halifax and York at Holbeck Recreation Ground, Leeds, on the 29th December 1877. York are wearing yellow and black hooped jerseys; Halifax are wearing blue and white hooped jerseys. This is the first of 8 paintings that the artist exhibited at the Royal Academy.

Twickenham Stadium







oil on canvas


H 105 x W 150 cm

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presented to the Rugby Football Union by Lord Netherthorpe, 1968

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Twickenham Stadium

Whitton Road, Twickenham, Greater London TW2 7BA England

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