NT2273 : Aspiring rugby players, Roseburn Park

taken 10 years ago, 3 km from Corstorphine, Edinburgh, Great Britain

Aspiring rugby players, Roseburn Park
Aspiring rugby players, Roseburn Park
Murrayfield Stadium provides a suitable backdrop to their activity.

"There are tedious moments in cricket and bull-fighting and even in baseball. All these games lack the sustained unity of palpitation, which, especially when Scotland is playing England, makes every Scottish heart in the huge crowd beat as one during eighty minutes of concentrated struggle. In this emotional tumult there is something of the spirit of Bannockburn. It is the annual reassertion of Scottish independence and of a national pride which, although the Scot conceals it successfully in foreign countries, is more boastful and more aggressive than even the casual arrogance of the English. And the crowd is animated by one fierce, exultant desire: to see Scotland triumph over the old enemy." -- Sir Robert Bruce Lockhart, My Scottish Youth, 1937
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Date Taken
Thursday, 14 April, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 20 April, 2011
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Rugby stadium   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 226 730 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:56.6331N 3:14.3907W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NT 226 731
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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