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Do you know these men?

I recently came across this photograph amongst the collection of Sports Association photographs in the Archives collection.
It is undated and the players are unidentified.
Do you recognise any of them? If so, we’d love to hear from you.

You can view other Series 524 Sports Association Members and Intervarsity Team Photographs online at

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University Sporting Colours: Why ‘The Blacks’?

Many University sporting teams have adopted the moniker of ‘The Blacks’.  This refers to the University’s team colours of black and white, the origin of which is not clear. Photographs of University teams from the 1890s, show fairly conclusively that black and white was used from the outset.
They were certainly adopted by the Sports Association […]

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