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It was a bit of surprise for these commuters back in the 60s when they spotted these elephants getting off a train at Cardiff.

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£13,000 rugby rule book from 1851 was bought by Saracens chairman

It may not look like much, but this little book of rugby rules is quite special.

It dates from 1851, was found by chance, and fetched a far larger sum than expected when it was put up for auction.

Watch the report from James Crichton-Smith below:

It sold for £13,000 at auction in Cardiff, with the buyer revealed to be acting on behalf of Saracens chairman Nigel Wray.

The book is of significant importance with regards to rugby history and a precious record of the early laws of rugby football.

It is astonishing that it has survived and we were very keen to acquire it for the Priory Collection.

– Nigel Wray

Rugby rule book from 1851 sells at auction for £13,000

A pocket-sized piece of rugby history has sold for £13,000 at an auction in Cardiff.

The book is part of a specialist rugby sale called Sweat, Mud & Blood.

The rare rugby rule book, from 1851, attracted online bidders from around the world.

A personalised numberplate - '1 WRU' - failed to meet its reserve price and was not sold.

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