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FOOTBALL.

I PROPOSED ENGLISH RUGBY TEAM.

Some mouths ago Mr Mulhnoux, of St John's College Cambridge wrolo to tho Now South Wales Rugby Union and also to Melbourne with íeforence to an English football team visiting the colomoi Mr. M'Arthur, the representative of Hie Now Sonth Walos Union ui England, has informed tho rccrelary that tho English Union has giv ou its sanction to a leam being roaaagod by Mr. Mulhnoux, who it appears w ill choose a foam composod mostly of Oxford and Cambridge University men and somo of tho boat club players The Now South Wales union boa considered tho question of finances and the terms in regard to tho tospeuses hnvo beou fixed. It is probablo tho Englishmen will bo horn in Juno or July. The tour m ly extend to Queensland, Vic- toria, and Now Zonland As the visitors would most likely find tho weatlior in August and Septem- ber in Australia Bomowhat trying to jiernut of much football those months would bo auitabls for a tup through New Zealand, where many matehos c»nld hu arruugod. The question of a tour to New Zealand will depend upon tho torms offered by tho local union. 'lho Now South Wales union is acting as tho controlling body, and the other unions aro being communicated with.

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