Lodge, Nevile Sidney, 1918-1989 :V. Griquas, the leading provincial side. The All Blacks met the rough diamonds of Kimberley and found them very hard, but they cut them down to size and finally polished them off. 1970.


The cartoon has three images: the All Blacks being pushed back by the Griquas, a leading South African provincial team; the All Blacks pushing back; two South African player lying down, above them the score reads, record loss 27 - 3. Refers to the All Black match against the provincial side of Kimberley during the 1970 tour of South Africa.

The reference to cutting and polishing and hard stone is to Kimberley's diamond mining industry.

Other Titles - V = versus

Quantity: 1 original cartoon(s).

Physical Description: Ink on card.

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Lodge, Nevile Sidney 1918-1989 :[Archive of original cartoons for the Evening Post and Sports Post, 1941 to 1988] / Lodge, Nevile Sidney 1918-1989 :[Cartoons for the Evening Post, 1970]
1 original cartoon(s), Works of art, Cartoons (Commentary), Ink on card., Orientation: Horizontal image
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