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The Gray Hornets: 1911

The Gray Hornets: 1911

1911. "Christ's College 1st XV rugby team." Glass plate negative from the Steffano Webb studio in Christchurch, New Zealand. View full size.

 

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Camouflage

With the team suited up like that, how do you spot the ref? Does rugby even have any officials? As near as I can tell it doesn't have any rules.

Colors Are Accurate

Christ's College Rugby website:

Scrum(p)tious

Rugby players eat their dead, don't they?

Ninety years later

We'd look at this striped bunch as a "Where's Waldo?" convention group pausing for a photo.

TV Flashback

Reminds me about having to adjust the "horizontal hold" on the early television sets.

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