Title Details

Rugby Rouses Me!

A look at the game of rugby at all levels, from the most junior to the most advanced.
Year : 1980 | Total Duration : 26 Minutes | Producer : Peter Johnson, John Leake
Director : David Barrow, Peter Fletcher |
Young boy with football boots around his neck and riding bike toward camera down suburban street. Young football team playing on muddy wet field, one player kicks football in slow motion. Titles. Various slow motion shots of teams playing Rugby Union football. There are shots of players leaping in the air to catch ball, kicking football and passing football. Quicktime clip available.
Access No. 97797 | 3 mins | 1980s | Sydney, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Various shots of men doing exercises for football training, doing push ups, sitting on ground in a line with legs locked together doing sit ups. WS football field and stadium at sunset. Dressing room scenes with coach and players. Players at football training at night, some practising for scrums by pushing against leather padded grid. MS of coach motivating players. Quicktime clip available.
Access No. 97803 | 1 min 54 secs | 1980s | Sydney, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Families at registration day for young players (six year olds) collecting their rugby shirts (yellow & black stripes) and football boots. VS mini rugby practice for junior players. Young player feeding ball into scrum and another scoring a try. Motivational talk by coach at half time. Parents on sideline. Game between 14 year old boys. Parents gathering at night meeting to discuss funding raising activities to support the Rugby club. Meat raffle at a hotel. VS of people drinking in pub. MS of men selling raffle tickets. Quicktime clip available.
Access No. 97806 | 3 mins 39 secs | 1980s | Sydney, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
VS of young men, teenagers, playing football, team in black & white stripes. Selectors on sideline taking notes about players. Introducing ex- international Rugby player, and first grade coach of Warringah, Tony Miller to the team. Tony presents young boys with their referee badges. VS of badges at state championships and VS of games played at these championships, in muddy conditions. Parents barracking from sideline. Sausages cooking on a barbeque, sausage sizzle, at a Rugby Union match, coach handing out oranges at half time while coach gives instructions. Excited spectators on sideline as boy scores a try. Tired and mud covered teams clap each other off as they leave field. Quicktime clip available.
Access No. 97826 | 4 mins 12 secs | 1980s | Sydney, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Line of boys in school uniform, Newington College, chanting war cries. Private school teams competing , Newington and St. Joseph's. Australian flag flying against blue sky. Pan along row Rugby Union players in yellow shirts standing for National Anthem. Australia versus school boys international test match. Quicktime clip available.
Access No. 97839 | 2 mins 23 secs | 1980s | Sydney, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Photograph of team of Rugby Union players in white jerseys. Newspapers clippings. Emblem for NSW Waratahs. B/W photograph of vice captain of waratahs, C.L. Fox. Newspaper clippings for Waratahs' Stars, and from Football express, Cymru am Byth, newspaper clipping Wales vs Waratahs. Veteran rugby players from 1927-28 NSW Waratahs, standing around bar at Gordon Rugby Club. Newspaper clipping, Waratahs win again and The Flying Waratahs, photograph titled Waratahs Playing under Strange Conditions. Program of North of Scotland vs NSW Rugby Union match (19th October,1927). B/W photograph of King George V meeting the team at Sandringham. Photograph of team with life raft of Melita, Canadian Pacific. Photograph of players with horse guard wearing bearskin. Newspaper clipping about Waratah player being ordered off field. Clipping on defeat of Gloustershire & Somerset by Waratahs in Cardiff (Wales) . Veteran Waratah players at reunion. Quicktime clip available.
Access No. 97862 | 1 min 41 secs | 1930s | Sydney, NSW, Australia | © Contact Film Australia Collection Library | Colour |
Rugby Union match. Spectator in black & white beanie & scarf. Spectator in red beret smoking a cigar. Line of beer glasses on stainless steel drip tray in hotel bar and being filled from tap. Man in red skivvy giving speech at microphone while holding beer glass at post match rugby union gathering. Slow motion shots of rugby union match. Men singing rugby songs around a piano while drinking beer. Quicktime clip available.
Access No. 97869 | 3 mins 41 secs | 1980s, 1930s, | Sydney, NSW, Australia | © Contact Film Australia Collection Library | Colour |
People arriving at football stadium for a rugby union match. Two men without shirts running around oval with Australian flag. Players arrive on bus in green blazers. Men running on field with New Zealand banner. WS of crowd. Interior dressing room with physiotherapist massaging player's leg. VS of players preparing for game in dressing room. All Blacks vs Australia game (1979) intercut with CU of small boy and other spectators in crowd. Australia scores try and kicks successful goal. Australia wins cup and does victory lap. Quicktime clip available.
Access No. 97894 | 5 mins 5 secs | 1970s | Sydney, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |