Saturday, June 15, 2013

Solomon Islands 2013 South Sea Rugby Players

A set of 2 souvenir sheets featuring rugby players from the South Pacific were released on 15 February 2013. These players were either from the South Pacific islands or descendents of the south pacific island natives who were brought to Australia as plantation workers. The featured players are Dominique Peyroux, Gerard Ian Tema, Jardine Bobongie, and Radika Soma in the 1st souvenir sheet with 4 stamps, and there is Malcolm Norman "Mal" Meninga in the second sheet with only 1 stamp.

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Mozambique 2013 International Games

This set of 2 souvenir sheets featuring international rugby matches and Rugby World Cup winner is supposedly released on 20 February 2013 by Mozambique.

Friday, January 4, 2013

North Korea 2013 Sports - Rugby

North Korea (Democratic People's Republic of Korea) has a Sports stamp issue on 20 January 2013, with 4 stamps featuring tennis, cricket, cycling and rugby. I have posted only the rugby stamp image, the stamp comes in a sheetlet of se-tenant strip of 4 stamps of the same sport; this is probably the first rugby stamp for 2013. As usual with North Korean issues, there is also a stamp booklet, where the cover is illustrated by motorcycle sport and 3 of the stamps, the rugby stamp included, the booklet contains the set of 4 stamps in a se-tenant strip. The design of the rugby stamp is also reproduced on an aerogramme envelope.