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pic6909. Springboks v Swansea

pic6909. Springboks v Swansea

Stewards dragging a protester off the pitch at the Springboks v Swansea rugby match at St Helen’s ground on 15 November 1969. Police turned a blind eye while stewards assaulted demonstrators and many were badly injured. There were demonstrations at all 24 games in the 1969/70 Springbok tour of Britain and Ireland.

Category: Sport
Created Date: 20-11-1969
Copyright: Media Wales Ltd
Date/Year: 1969