On this day in sport: 27 January 1973

Barbarians tackle NZ All Blacks

In one of the most thrilling matches ever played on British soil, the Barbarians beat New Zealand at Cardiff Arms Park. Teh gane started at a frenetic pace with the length of the field try by Welsh Barbarian legendary halfback Gareth Edwards. Playing an all-action brand of Rugby the Barbarians led 17-0 at halftime. The All Blacks clawed their way back to 17-11 before a try by JPR Williams to seal the win five minutes from fulltime.

On this day in sport: 27 January 1973
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