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South Canterbury wins Ranfurly Shield, 1974


Marlborough versus South Canterbury, 17 August 1974.

'It's ours!' South Canterbury skipper Ken Milne holds up the Ranfurly Shield after his team beat Marlborough 18-6 at Blenheim. The defeat ended Marlborough's seven-match run as shield holders, which had begun with a shock victory over Canterbury in July 1973.


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