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Thursday, 30 July 2015

ALL THAT IS GOLD - .The story of Bert Baskerville

The All Golds were the famous New Zealand rugby league side who toured Ceylon, England, Wales and Australia in 1907/08. Bert Baskerville was the main organiser but he also made a very significant contribution as a player

The tour involved famous players such Lance Todd, Dally Messenger, Edgar Wrigley, George Smith and Massa Johnson.

They attracted large crowds and overcame almost overwhelming difficulties to achieve series victories against both Great Britain and Australia.

The All Golds were Bert Baskerville's team. This is his story

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