In 2017 the government of Fiji issued two million 7 dollar banknotes to commemorate Fiji’s first ever Olympic medal & a 50 cent coin.
These were the first Olympic medals won by Fiji and as a thank you to the English coach for the work he did he was accorded the highest order when he was awarded the Companion of the order of Fiji, and given 3 acres of land in Serua.
Official 2010 France v England match day programmes. The very rare original match day programme which the French Rugby Federation decided to pull from sale and pulp as it contained a controversial article on Riki Flutey (England no.12 Centre) who played for Brive.
Born on 26th October 1884 in Padua (Italy) Renato Berti was a talented artist who studied in the Scuola Libera Del Nudo (Academy of Fine Arts) in Rome. His works were displayed in many exhibitions, used as illustrations of posters, children’s books and many painted many canvases.
We have had to reluctantly postpone our planned meeting this coming Friday, we have had a large number of apologies for our proposed Ian Watkins evening at Ebbw Vale, that we would rather postpone it as opposed to have poor numbers turn up. Sorry to Ian and to Kerry Phillips who worked hard to set it up - We are still hopeful that we will have Ian Watkins as a guest speaker at a later date ‘If all goes to plan’
The PROVISIONAL date for this year’s AGM is Sunday June 3rd at Bristol Saracens RFC. Colin McFadyean has agreed to be our guest speaker, but we cannot absolutely confirm the date until he has completed a house move.
At our recent meeting in USK RFC, The Rugby Memorabilia Society had the pleasure to have a Guest Speaker in former Wales International Ceri Jones.
We would like to thank Ceri for taking time out of his busy schedule for what was a very enjoyable evening.