September 30, 1950

Civil Service 0. Plymouth Argaum Extra XV. 23pts.

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Strengthened by the inclusion of several first team players, the Extra XV handled extremely well at Beacon Down to win comfortably by a goal and six tries to nil. The game was more evenly divided than the score would suggest, but in their opening game the re-formed Civil Service team failed to function as a unit. At the base of the winners' scrum, Gibbs sent out a smart service. Kingwell and P. Burns scored two tries apiece for Argaum, and others were added by Hendy. Linehan, and Reed. The last-named also made a conversion. 

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    PLYMOUTH ARGAUM EXTRA XV. (v. Civil Service A, at Beacon Down, Plymouth, 3.0): W. J. Palmer: A. Mahoney, T. W. Smith, R. J. Burns, P. Burns; A. J. Linehan, R. Gibbs; A. Pearce, J. Vassie, P. Chiswell. C. O'Carroll, J. Mitchell, R. T. Heeley. L. House, A. Pannell.

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