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On This Day

1924

Carston Catcheside dangerously hurdled a French opponent to cross for a try in England’s 19-7 victory in front of the King at Twickenham.

Catcheside was on his way to scoring a try in all four rounds of the Five Nations, the first player to achieve that feat.

Both teams then headed to the Grafton Galleries – not an artistic establishment but a nightclub – where they ended up joining in the cabaret which was, the Daily Mirror noted, “reduced to a ‘rag'”.

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