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Lodge, Nevile Sidney 1918-1989 :Pro-rugby. 28 November 1977.

Reference Number: B-135-170

The cartoon shows a rugby player running along about to catch a rugby ball that represents pro-rugby. On the sideline are a group of people representing the N.Z.R.F.U. who are protesting against pro-rugby. One of the protestors calls out, You'll pay for it! You'll sacrifice your chance to play the amateur game at your own expense! Refers to the game of rugby becoming professional.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Cartoons (Commentary), related to organised by the New Zealand Cartoon Archive Trust in association with the Alexander Turnbull Library Guts and Glory; exhibition of rugby cartoons, New Zealand Rugby Football Union, Professionalism in sports, Professional sports and Rugby Union football.

Part of:
Lodge, Nevile Sidney 1918-1989 :[Cartoons for the Evening Post, 1977], Reference Number B-135-121/200 (5 digitised items)
Lodge, Nevile Sidney 1918-1989 :[Archive of original cartoons for the Evening Post and Sports Post, 1941 to 1988], Reference Number B-133/138 (242 digitised items)

Extent: 1 original cartoon(s)Ink on paper, 450 x 380 mm.. Horizontal imageSingle art work

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