Australia vs. New Zealand

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Australia 18 def. New Zealand 5

Match URL
www.rugbyleagueproject.org/matches/15041
Date
Friday, November 19th, 1954
Referee
Frank Gelder
Venue
Hilton Park (Leigh)
Crowd
6,000
     
  Australia New Zealand
  18 5

Match Stats

Halftime Score 3 3
Scrums    
Penalties    

Match Scoresheet

Tries   Harry Wells (2)   Jim Edwards
    Ian Moir    
    Noel Pidding    
Goals   Noel Pidding (3)   Cyril Eastlake (1/2)

Teams

Fullback 1. Clive Churchill (c) 1. Ian Grey
Wing 2. Denis Flannery 2. Jim Edwards
Centre 3. Harry Wells 3. Harry Anderson
Centre 4. Noel Pidding 4. Ron McKay
Wing 5. Ian Moir 5. Jim Austin
 
Five-Eighth 6. Greg Hawick 6. Cyril Eastlake (c)
Halfback 7. Keith Holman 7. William Sorensen
 
Front Row 8. Roy Bull 8. William McLennan
Hooker 9. Ken Kearney 9. Lory Blanchard
Front Row 10. Brian Davies 10. John Yates
Second Row 11. Norm Provan 11. John Butterfield
Second Row 12. Kel O'Shea 12. George McDonald
Lock 13. Harold Crocker 13. Alister Atkinson
 
Coach   Vic Hey   Jim Amos

Match Notes

This game was played in very muddy conditions that at halftime, both teams changed jumpers. Australia ran out in the second half wearing Red Jumpers while New Zealand wore light blue jumpers. Even the standard orange leather ball was replaced with a white ball at half time.

 

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