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I Suggestion ¡J On R.L.
[I In America
\ : -Jj' A world Rugby League ; '"jj! conference between Eng
land, France, New Zea 1' ! land, and Australia could
I discuss how the code
j, would be established in ;:'|] America.
; |¡; Australian Board of Coi i.: fl trol member, Mr. Georg
.fe Ball, said this at last night ; ;| meeting of the N.S.W.R.L.
(|, Mr. ti. Robinson, wh : i| coached the American A .:, If Stars, said that Rugby Leagu
I could only be played i ' ! fl America from January t< ! I April.
?|; That was the break betweei
the baseball and gridiroi j'pj seasons.
,i.¡|; Mr. Robinson said tha
? Rugby League would bi
.ii I doomed to failure in Americ; * >|i if it tried to combat gridiron
.fl He said that January tc 3 I April were the spring prac : ;|í tice months for gridiron am ;¡;|. the months in which Rugbj
í ,K Union was played in America
; ;| ? The Board of Control will
also discuss the possibility of f¡ televising Rugby League Tesl
I? matches in Australia.
' Rugby League matches in
England and France had been
The Rugby League had .},:'*[ been advised that the first
j ; I, match played in Australia by
. 'O the All Stars had been telé-
is; vised throughout the United
,.. |) Matches played between
' .ig! France and Australia in this . ' J: country had aaIso been tele
?p'th vised iii France.
5 'L'j Mr. Robinson said that the .j: .'jj.; first match that the Aus ?. I,' tralians played in England and
fi' the first Test there had been
[,:;|| televised on the B.B.C.