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This is a very rare Overseas Union XV Official O'Neills Rugby Union Shirt from the 1986 game v Five Nations XV

CONDITION - Shirt is in very good condition

CONDITION DETAILS - Colours are good. The crest is stitched and is excellent. Some light bobbling on the front and back. 

SIZE - Tag shows Adults Medium however the measurements are like a size Small

Armpit to armpit 19 inches/ 48cm. Top of shoulder to bottom of the shirt 26 inches/ 66cm. 

Please check the measurements as sizes from previous periods can be different to todays standard sizes.

MADE - by O'Neills

FEATURES - IRFB 1886-1986 stitched around the crest. Shirt features the colours of Australia, New Zealand and South Africa 

DETAIL - The Five Nations XV v Overseas Unions XV was a match played on Saturday, 19 April 1986 to commemorate the centenary of the IRFB. The Five Nations XV featured players from England, France, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales who had played in the 1986 Five Nations. The Overseas Unions XV was effectively a World XV and featured players from Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa. The Overseas Unions XV won the match 32–15. Scorers were

Try: Gerber (2)
du Plessis
Con: Botha 
Penalty Goal: Botha (2)

PLAYERS - Overseas Unions XV: Roger Gould ( Australia); John Kirwan ( New Zealand), Danie Gerber ( South Africa), Warwick Taylor ( New Zealand), Carel du Plessis ( South Africa); Naas Botha ( South Africa), Dave Loveridge ( New Zealand); Enrique Rodriguez ( Australia), Andy Dalton ( New Zealand) (captain), Flippie van der Merwe ( South Africa), Steve Cutler ( Australia), Andy Haden ( New Zealand), Simon Poidevin ( Australia), Steve Tuynman ( Australia), Mark Shaw ( New Zealand)

  • Replacements
    • Andrew Slack(not named in programme, but Wayne Smith of New Zealand was) 
    • Michael Lynagh
    • Nick Farr-Jones
    • Murray Mexted
    • Schalk Burger
    • Flippie van der Merwe (named in starting line-up in programme instead of Knight)
    • Tom Lawton
  • Brian Lochore  New Zealand (Coach)
  • Bob Templeton  Australia (Manager)

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Within UK there are 3 options:

1st class signed for, 2nd class signed for and Special Delivery

Outside UK postage cost  is the same for one or more shirts and sent tracked and or signed through Royal Mail

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1986 Overseas Union XV Rugby Shirt Medium Small

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