Ashes Series 1959 Series

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Game 1

Great Britain 14 lost to Australia 22

Match URL
Saturday, October 17th, 1959
Frank Gelder
Station Road (Manchester)
  Great Britain Australia
  14 22

Match Stats

Halftime Score 4 12

Match Scoresheet

Tries   Billy Boston   Reg Gasnier (3)
    Derek Turner   Harry Wells
Goals   Eric Fraser (4)   Keith Barnes (5)


Fullback 1. Eric Fraser 1. Keith Barnes (c)
Wing 2. Billy Boston 2. Johnny Riley
Centre 3. Alan Davies 3. Harry Wells
Centre 4. Eric Ashton (c) 4. Reg Gasnier
Wing 5. Mick Sullivan 5. Eddie Lumsden
Five-Eighth 6. Dave Bolton 6. Brian Clay
Halfback 7. Alex Murphy 7. Barry Muir
Front Row 8. Brian McTigue 8. Billy Wilson
Hooker 9. Tommy Harris 9. Ian Walsh
Front Row 10. Abe Terry 10. Dud Beattie
Second Row 11. Mick Martyn 11. Gary Parcell
Second Row 12. Dick Huddart 12. Rex Mossop
Lock 13. Derek Turner 13. Brian Hambly
Coach   Jim Challinor   Clive Churchill

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