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A brawl took place in 1939 but probably because of the impending war nothing was said!!

Posted on October 1, 2015 by Selby There have been 0 comments

Gubby Allen. Nice silver cigarette case inscribed to lid 'G.O.A' and 'Eton v Harow 1919. 69 not out'. Hallmarked. 4"x3". Some dents otherwise in good condition. cricket memorabilia
Eton College won the match by 202 runs. Allen was run out for 0 in Eton's first innings and made 69no in the second. After the match had ended a fight of some proportion took place presumably between the supporters. The following year before the match commenced W.W.Hill-Wood warned the players and supporters that if there was a similar occurrence again the match would be taken away from Lords. A brawl took place in 1939 but probably because of the impending war nothing was said. Neither incident is mentioned in Wisden of the time

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