took responsibility for all law changes.
Bledisloe Cup was donated by the Governor-General of
New Zealand, Lord Bledisloe. The Bledisloe Cup was
first played for in 1931, when New Zealand beat
Australia 20-13 in Auckland.
Rugby Football Union prohibited floodlit rugby for
gate money as "not in the best interests of the
FIRA (Federation of Amateur rugby) is founded by
Czechoslovakia, France, Germany, Holland, Italy,
Portugal, Romania, Catalonia (Spain), and Sweden.
Belgium join in March.
V. R. Meredith (Manager)
N. A. Mitchell, C. Pepper, G. Gilbert, F. Vorrath,
A. Lambourn, W. E. Hadley, D. Dalton.
W. Collins, J. Best, R. R. King, A. Mahoney, G.
Wynyard, H. F. McLean, T. Reid, G. T. Adkins.
T. H. C. Caughey, M. M. Y. Corner, G. F. Hart, J. E.
C. J. Oliver, J. Hore, D. Solomon, R. M. McKenzie.
J. R. Page, N. J. Ball, B. S. Sadler, J. L.
Griffiths, E. W. Tindill, H. F. Brown.
Gilbert played in 26 of the 29 games
King played in 24
Mitchell played in 22
Caughey & Manchester played in 20
14th September, 1935 Devon & Cornwall W 36 - 6
19th September, 1935 Midland Counties W 9-3
21st September, 1935 Yorkshire & Cumberland W 14-3
25th September, 1935 Abertillery & Cross Keys W 31-6
28th September, 1935 Swansea L 3-11
3rd October, 1935 Gloucester & Somerset W 23-3
5th October, 1935 Lancashire & Cheshire W 21-8
7th October, 1935 Northumberland & Durham W 10-6
10th October, 1935 South of Scotland W 11-8
16th October, 1935 Glasgow & Edinburgh W 9-8
19th October, 1935 Combined services W 6-5
22nd October, 1935 Llanelly W 16-8
26th October, 1935 Cardiff W 20-5
31st October, 1935 Newport W 17-5
2 November, 1935 London Counties W 11-0
7th November, 1935 Oxford University W 10-9
9th November, 1935 Hampshire & Sussex W 14-8
15th November, 1935 Cambridge University W 20-5
16th November, 1935 Leicestershire & East Midlands W
23 November, 1935 Scotland W 18-8
27th November, 1935 North of Scotland W 12-6
30th November, 1935 Ulster D 3-3
7th December, 1935 Ireland W 17-9
12th December, 1935 Mid-Districts of Wales W 31-10
14th December, 1935 Neath & Abervon W 13-3
21st December, 1935 Wales L 12-13
26th December, 1935 London Counties W 24-5
4th January, 1936 England L 0-13
March 19th at Twickenham. The Calcutta cup match
between England and Scotland was the first
international rugby game to be shown live on TV.