Rugby union and apartheid
Rugby union and the apartheid regime had a complex relationship. From 1948 to 1994, international rugby relations with the country, and also the non-integrated nature of rugby within South Africa drew...
Rugby union and apartheid - Wikipedia
British and Irish Lions
The British and Irish Lions is a rugby union team selected from players eligible for any of the Home Unions – the national sides of England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. The Lions are a Test side, and...
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1899 British Lions tour to Australia
The 1899 British Isles tour to Australia was the fourth rugby union tour by a British Isles team and the second to Australia; though the first tour in 1888 was a private venture, making the 1899 tour ...
1899 British Lions tour to Australia - Wikipedia
List of British and Irish Lions test matches
This is a list of individual test match and international match results of the British and Irish Lions. Matches marked with an asterisk (*) have not been classed as full test matches.
Andre Markgraaff
Andries Thomas "Andre" Markgraaff (born on 23 December 1956) was a South African rugby union lock, and controversial national coach, who resigned after he was taped referring to "fucking kaffirs". He ...
South African Rugby Football Federation
The South African Rugby Football Federation was an association formed by the majority of "Coloured" rugby union clubs that broke away from the South African Coloured Rugby Football Board (SACRFB) in t...
South African Rugby Football Federation - Wikipedia
Māori protest movement
The Māori protest movement is a broad indigenous rights movement in New Zealand. While this movement has existed since Europeans first colonised New Zealand, its modern form emerged in the early 1970s...
Māori protest movement - Wikipedia
British and Irish Lions XV in Paris 1989
The British and Irish Lions XV in Paris 1989 were organised to play France as part of the celebrations of the French Bicentennial of the French Revolution. The team played following the 1989 British L...
British and Irish Lions XV in Paris 1989 - Wikipedia
Bruce Russell (musician)
Bruce Russell (born 1960) is a New Zealand experimental musician and writer.He is a founding member and guitarist of the noise rock trio The Dead C and the free noise combo A Handful of Dust (with Ala...
Halt All Racist Tours
Halt All Racist Tours was a protest group set up in New Zealand in 1969 to protest against rugby union tours to and from South Africa.
Up until 1970, South Africa refused to allow mixed-race sport...
Cheeky Watson
Daniel "Cheeky" Watson (born 1954) was one of the first white South African rugby union players to participate in a mixed race rugby game, during the period when mixed-race activities were forbidden b...
Tom French Cup
In rugby union, the Tom French Cup is an honour awarded by New Zealand Rugby Union (NZRU) to the Tom French Memorial Māori player of the year. The cup has been awarded annually since 1949, when it was...
Tom French Cup - Wikipedia
South African Rugby Board
The South African Rugby Board was the rugby union governing body of white South Africans between 1889 and 1992. The governing of white and coloured rugby union was handled separately during South Afri...
South African Rugby Board - Wikipedia
The Skilball Trophy
The Skilball Trophy was contested in 1990 by a team titled the "Four Home Unions" against a team titled the "Rest of Europe XV". This was a match to raise money for the rebuilding of Romania following...
The Skilball Trophy - Wikipedia
New Zealand foreshore and seabed controversy
The New Zealand foreshore and seabed controversy is a debate in the politics of New Zealand. It concerns the ownership of the country's foreshore and seabed, with many Māori groups claiming that Māori...
New Zealand foreshore and seabed controversy - Wikipedia
Rest of the World XV
The Rest of the World XV was a rugby union team selected to play one match against the British and Irish Lions (then known only as the British Lions), and was set up to commemorate the centenary of th...
Rest of the World XV - Wikipedia
1906–07 South Africa rugby union tour
The 1906–07 South Africa tour of Britain, Ireland and France was a collection of friendly rugby union games undertaken by the South Africa national rugby union team against the four British Home Natio...
1906–07 South Africa rugby union tour - Wikipedia
1888 British Lions tour to New Zealand and Australia
The 1888 British Isles tour to New Zealand and Australia was a series of rugby union games played by an unofficial British team, known at the time as the "English Footballers", against invitational te...
1888 British Lions tour to New Zealand and Australia - Wikipedia
1926–27 New Zealand Māori rugby union tour
The 1926–27 New Zealand Māori rugby union tour was a collection of rugby union games undertaken by the New Zealand Māori against invitational and national teams of New Zealand, Australia, France, Grea...