Button badge - 'Paul Ringer is Innocent', 1980

Description:
During the final stages of the match at Twickenham between England and Wales, the Welsh flanker, Paul Ringer made a late tackle and was sent off. Wales lost the match 9-8 and in the weeks that followed faced accusations of being a ?dirty side'. This badge was produced in response to the incident; Welsh fans claimed that Ringer should not have been sent off and that he was innocent of any foul play.
Production Date:
1980
ID no:
MoR_2007/902
Object Size:
56mm (2 3/16")
Copyright:
Museum of Rugby (London)
Object Material:
Plastic, Metal, Paper/Archival Material

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