November 19 through the years
Colclough try sets up famous win
Maurice Colclough's try gave England victory over the All Blacks
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Maurice Colclough's try set England on course for a 15-9 Twickenham win against the All Blacks. Dusty Hare kicked three penalties and a conversion, while Murray Davies scored the New Zealand try and future Australia coach Robbie Deans kicked a penalty and a conversion. Colclough's try, a barge over from a lineout in the second-half, capped off a dominant forward display from England, who repaired a small part of the damage inflicted by the British & Irish Lions' 4-0 thumping by the All Blacks earlier in the year. Colclough was dubbed "the Marquis de Colclough" by skipper Peter Wheeler in the aftermath of the game.
Ronan O'Gara was the hero for the second time in successive weeks as he nailed a last-minute drop goal to give Munster a 27-24 victory over Castres in the Heineken Cup. The feat followed a similar match-winning intervention the previous week against Northampton Saints, who had reached the final of the competition that summer.
The IRB Council announced that Ireland's Syd Millar would be the Board's Chairman for the next three years. The former Ireland prop was elevated to the position following a glittering career that took in nine caps for the British & Irish Lions and a coaching role on the 'Invincibles' tour to South Africa in 1974. He managed Ireland at the 1987 World Cup and later represented them on the IRB Council.
Scrum-half Gary Armstrong made his Scotland debut in a side defeated 13-32 by Australia at Murrayfield. Armstrong went on to win 51 caps for his country, scoring five tries.
Yorkshire won the County Championship "War of the Roses" Northern Group match by the artistic margin of a try to nil before 5,000 spectators at Waterloo.
Billy Sheehan broke away to score a late try, which he also converted, to give the touring New South Wales Waratahs a 14-9 victory after an even game against Northumberland/Durham combined at Newcastle.
Leinster began their European Cup season with an uplifting 27-20 home win in a pool match against the much-fancied Leicester Tigers.