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40 years since historic rugby match

Today marks the 40th anniversary of the day the North West Counties rugby union team beat the mighty All Blacks 16-14 in Workington

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Anniversary of victory against All Blacks

Today marks the 40th anniversary of one of the biggest sporting upsets ever seen in the region.

In 1972 thousands packed into Workington's Ellis Sports Ground to watch the North West Counties rugby union team beat the mighty All Blacks 16-14.

It was the first time a England provincial side had beaten the All Blacks

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