In December 1868, the very first team photograph was taken of Sherborne School’s 1st XV.

The taking of the team photograph was indicative of an increased interest being taken at Sherborne in the game.  It was even suggested that boys were now taking as much interest in the rugby football as in cricket, ‘for though the game in itself is not quite equal, yet it is quite worthwhile to make it a School game just as cricket’.

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Posted 3 December 2018 by Sherborne School Archives.

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