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75th anniversary of the first defeat of the All Black’s by a club side

By , 27th September 2010 14:12

With apologies to friends in the land of the long white cloud…

To mark the 75th anniversary, This is South Wales has posted this great article on how Swansea became the first clubside in the sport of rugby to defeat New Zealand’s All Blacks on 28 September 1935.

The match was played at the St Helens Rugby & Cricket Ground in Swansea which is also one of 35 venues in the British Isles to host 4, 5 or 6 Nations rugby internationals.

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