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Leeds Win Fantastic Final


Series Name
British Movietone News


Issue No.
Date Released
16 May 1968
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Olympic Prospects
  2. 2Less Noise
  3. 3Shot to Safety
  4. 4Leeds Win Fantastic Final


Story No. within this Issue
4 / 4
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Leeds Win Fantastic Final. DESCRIPTION: Wembley is under water as Leeds play Wakefield Trinity for the Rugby League Cup. With Leeds in the lead, by eleven points to seven, Wakefield score a Try - On Fox’s conversion, victory hangs. But he fails, and Leeds scrape through, by one point. SHOTLIST: GV Leeds kick-off from right to left in the Rugby League Cup Final - against Wakefield Trinity - Trinity gain possession. MS crowd. LS Leeds gain possession from scrum and attack. GV crowd. GV Risman scores penalty for Leeds. GV Wakefield in possession in mid-field. MLS crowd cheering. GV Don Fox scores penalty for Wakefield. MS Leeds gain possession from scrum. MLS crowd cheering. GV Risman scores 2nd penalty for Leeds. GV Wakefield attacking in Leeds half. MS Leeds player Atkinson on ground pan as Hirst scores try for Wakefield. GV Fox converts for Wakefield. GV crowd in rain. MS man walks off field during rain. GV pitch at half-time. GV Wakefield kick-off in 2nd half - ball goes to Leeds defender No 2. MS as Leeds No 2 runs with ball - he is tackled. LS Wakefield in possession. MS as Wakefield attacker is tackled - play restarted. GV crowd. GV as Leeds run with ball up field. GV Leeds attacker Atkinson obstructed as he runs for try-line - ref awards penalty try. MS as Risman converts. MCU crowd cheering. GV play in mid-field. GV Risman scores penalty goal for Leeds. GV as players run back up field after kick. Zoom in Risman congratulated. MS crowd cheering. MS players fall in pool of water on pitch. GV Wakefield attacking - Hirst scores try. LS ditto. MS crowd cheering. GV Fox takes conversion - he misses. MS teams shake hands after match. GV Leeds captain receives trophy from Duke of Kent. MS ditto. CU Trophy. Pan Leeds team past with trophy.
Royalty; Sport; Weather; Environment; Ceremonies
England; Wembley Stadium
Card file number
Godfrey Kenneth Hanshaw
Leslie Mitchell
Maurice Ford
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