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Jimmy Peters - BBC Radio Documentary
Discussion started by stonehousealbion (IP Logged), 25 September, 2019 06:33
stonehousealbion
stonehousealbion
25 September, 2019 06:33
BBC Rugby

A long overdue account of "our" Jimmy Peters' career/life (- but it would seem that Bristol probably see it the same way). Haven't had a chance to listen to it yet.

"Listen to the full documentary with John Inverdale on BBC Radio Bristol from 18:00 BST on Tuesday, 24 September, and for up to 30 days afterwards on BBC Sounds.

Researched and produced by BBC Radio Bristol's Tom Ryan."



Come cheer up, my lads - 'tis to glory we steer!

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Dewnansek
25 September, 2019 12:47
I knew of Jimmy Peters as the first person of colour to play for England, but had forgotten the links to Plymouth. I didn't realise the Springboks were so controversial even then.

I also didn't know about his involvement in the early days of rugby league.

Also a "gentleman teetotal publican". Not many of those around!!

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noibla
25 September, 2019 17:34
A well worth while listen about one of our very first International players and a very comprehensive research to boot.
Must toast him in our very own "Jimmy Peters" bar next time.



Semper Sersum.


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