Sport

The story of my xxxxxxx ball

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Year: 2014

Author: Will Kelleher

Type: censored student newspaper article, University of Exeter

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Page Reference: Kelleher, W. (2014) The story of my xxxxxxx ball. followthethings.com (www.followthethings.com/redacted.shtml last accessed <insert date here>)

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DO YOU KNOW WHO MAKES YOUR STUFF? THE STORY OF MY xxxxxxx BALL

THE PICTURE on this page is clear. It shows an Indian family in the Punjab stitching a xxxxxxx rugby ball in Exeter’sgreen colours. The ‘xxxxxxxxxxxx Match Ball’ [pictured] on the floor costs £42.50 on the brand’s website and themanon theright was paid a mere 34 pence to stitch it.

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Page published as part of a followthethings.com internship (last updated June 2014). Reproduced with kind permission of the author. Many thanks to Ed Creed for help with redaction. Ball photo used under Creative Commons license from here. Original photo, copyright Ben Doherty / Fairfax Media Australia (used with permission)