The New Zealand Railways Magazine, Volume 14, Issue 7 (October 2, 1939)
On the Ball
On the Ball.
A very thin full-back was annoyed by the attentions of a small dog during a “rugger” match.
At last, when play had moved to the other end the back shouted to the spectators: “Whoever owns this dog might call him off.”
Voice responded: “Come here, Spot. Them ain't bones, boy—them's legs.”