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ENGLISH AND BRITISH RUGBY VICTORIES

EDM (Early Day Motion) 402: tabled on 12 November 2001

Tabled in the 2001-02 session.

This motion has been signed by 24 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House congratulates both the English Rugby Union team and Great Britain Rugby League team on their victories against their Australian counterparts; notes that Great Britain's defeat of the Australians marked their first loss for 12 matches and will significantly heighten interest in the Rugby League tour for the next two test matches, acting as a huge impetus to British Rugby League; pays tribute to the England Rugby Union team for beating the Australians for the second time in succession; and notes that both victories highlight the ability to compete against and beat the World Champions in their respective codes.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.