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Marking the centenary of the RFU

ESPN staff
December 11, 2013
Mike Davis has the ball during the centenary match © Getty Images

I have another Four Nations match query. Can you find the details for the England & Wales versus Scotland & Ireland match held at Twickenham in 1970 to mark the Centenary of the Rugby Football Union? Ian Monzari New Zealand

This was the first Four Countries match since 1959 and took place early in the Centenary season on October 3, 1970. The sides were level 8-8 at half-time and the final result was a 14-all draw - the only tied match of the series to date.

Tries were valued at three points at the time.

The details of that match are:

England & Wales: J P R Williams; T G R Davies, J S Spencer, D J Duckham, K J Fielding; B John, G O Edwards; K E Fairbrother, J V Pullin, D B Llewelyn, A M Davis, W D Thomas, W D Morris, T M Davies, R B Taylor (captain)

Scorers Tries: Fielding, Morris, Llewelyn, Spencer Conversion: Williams

Scotland & Ireland: T J Kiernan (captain); A T A Duggan, J N M Frame, C M H Gibson, A G Biggar; B J McGann, D S Paterson; P O'Callaghan, F A L Laidlaw, N Suddon, P C Brown, W J McBride, R J Arneil, T A P Moore, T G Elliot

Replacements: J J Moloney for Biggar; M G Molloy for Moore

Scorers Tries: Arneil, Brown, Duggan Conversion: Kiernan Penalty Goal: Kiernan

Referee: C Durand (France)

The last game of the series was played in 1980 as part of the WRU's Centenary season celebrations.

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