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Ireland V. Scotland, 1954

Rugby: I.R.F.U., Official Programme,
Ireland V. Scotland at Ravenhill, Saturday 27.2.1954, 8vo, 14pps, illus., & adverts, ptd. wrappers. (1)

* Prior to this Game, the new Irish Captain Jim Mc Carthy approached the President of the I.R.F.U. Mr. Sarsfield Hogan stating on behalf of the eleven Republic based players that they would not stand for “God Save the Queen,” hence an abbrievated anthem was played known as “The Salute”. After the event it was agreed that no future International Matches would be played at Ravenhill. Ireland beat Scotland 6-0.

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