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College & OF History: 1975-2000
Into the Third Millennium
Framlingham College...
By John Maulden


Looking Back 40 years - Rugby Union
On 20th March 1965, Andrew Hancock (S52-57), playing left-wing for England against Scotland, scored one of the most dramatic tries ever seen at Twickenham to earn England an unlikely 3-3 draw and condemn Scotland to the Wooden Spoon.

Hear the Commentary and see a YouTube video: Follow the link in Read More.

With the last seconds of injury time ticking away and the Scots heading for their first away win over England since 1938, Hancock ran a full 85 yards down the left flank to score in the corner.

Although this was not one of England's better performances in a not very good season, Hancock's try is still listed as one of the top ten moments of the Six Nations' Rugby Union history.

Click here for audio commentary of the try

Click here for a video of the try

Click the photo to see Andrew Hancock in the College Cricket 1st XI in 1957 (three people in this photo went on to play sport at national / international level).

Andrew Hancock in full attack down the wing
    The teams for the match

James Ruddock-Broyd (G46-52)came across the following in a book of unusual occurrences at 151 rugby matches between 1871 and 2000. There still seems to be some dispute over the length of his run for the try!

Andrew Hancock - small article