American All Stars Tour 1953 Series

Game 3

New South Wales Firsts 62 def. United States of America 41

American All Stars Tour 1953

New South Wales Firsts
62
41
United States of America
Match Info
Match URL www.rugbyleagueproject.org/matches/30642
Status Completed
Date Tuesday, 2nd June, 1953
Kick Off 2:30 PM (local time)
Referee Jack O'Brien
Venue SCG (Sydney)
Crowd 32,554
Match Stats
Halftime Score 31 20
NSW Firsts Scoresheet USA
Tommy RYAN 6 T 3 Alvin E KIRKLAND
Ken KEARNEY 2   2 Alfred D KIRKLAND
Noel PIDDING 2   Jack BONETTI
Keith HOLMAN   Robert BUCKLEY
Don SCHOFIELD   Ed DEMIRJIAN
Ken SLATTERY   Harold HAN
Harry WELLS      
 
Noel PIDDING 10 G 7 Gary KERKORIAN
NSW Firsts Teams USA
Clive CHURCHILL (c)
[Souths]
1 FB 1 Sol NAUMU
Noel PIDDING
[St George]
2 W 2 Robert BUCKLEY
Robert BARTLETT 3 C 3 Alvin E KIRKLAND
Harry WELLS 4 C 4 Harold HAN
Tommy RYAN
[St George]
5 W 5 Ed DEMIRJIAN
 
Rees DUNCAN 6 FE 6 Gary KERKORIAN
Keith HOLMAN
[Western Suburbs]
7 HB 7 Ted GROSSMAN
 
Charlie GILL 8 FR 8 Francis MANDULAY
Ken KEARNEY
[St George]
9 HK 9 Pat HENRY
Roy BULL
[Manly]
10 FR 10 Vince JONES
Albert PAUL 11 2R 11 Mike DIMITRO
Don SCHOFIELD 12 2R 12 Alfred D KIRKLAND
Ken SLATTERY
[Parramatta]
13 L 13 Jack BONETTI (c)
   
 

Team Info

New South Wales Firsts

Previous Game:
Interstate Series 1953 - Game 2 vs. QLD Firsts
Next Game:
Interstate Series 1953 - Game 3 vs. QLD Firsts
Out:
Brian Carlson (wing), Col Geelan (centre), Lloyd Hudson (front row), Ernie Hammerton (hooker), Arthur Collinson (second row), Ron Battye (lock)
In:
Robert Bartlett (centre), Tommy Ryan (wing), Charlie Gill (front row), Ken Kearney (hooker), Albert Paul (second row), Ken Slattery (lock)

United States of America

Previous Game:
American All Stars Tour 1953 - Game 2 vs. Sydney Firsts
Next Game:
American All Stars Tour 1953 - Game 4 vs. NSW Country Firsts
Out:
George Kauffman (fullback), Bill Albans (wing), Sydney Walker (hooker)
In:
Robert Buckley (wing), Harold Han (centre), Mike Dimitro (second row)
Changes:
Sol Naumu (centre to fullback), Pat Henry (front row to hooker), Francis Mandulay (second row to front row)

Match Notes

During 2nd half NSW players often stood by and let the Americans score. Also, hooker Ken Kearney would kick the ball to the American side of the scrum.

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Contributions: Greg Fiveash, Andrew Ferguson