Lot 546: Andre Campaes blue France No.11 rugby union shirt from the Tour of New
November 7, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Andre Campaes blue France No.11 rugby union shirt from the Tour of New Zealand in 1966, by Allen Sports, Paris, embroidered cockerel badge Andre Campaes was a winger who played is club rugby at FC Lourdes, the town of his birth. He won 14 caps for France between 1965 and 1973 and was a member of the Grand Slam winning side of 1968. Provenance: Presented to the New Zealand Coach Fred 'The Needle' Allen. The 1968 Tests against France were the 12th-14th consecutive victories by the All Blacks under Allen's coaching and he retired after the series. Later acquired from Allen by a private collector, the uncle of the present vendor.
Notes: Rugby (League & Union)