1920 New Zealand rugby union tour of New South Wales

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
1920 New Zealand tour in New South Wales
Type P W D L
Total: 7 7 0 0
Test match:
Opp. P W D L
New South Wales New South Wales[a] 3 3 0 0
Statistics against Test match opponents

The 1920 New Zealand tour rugby to New South Wales was the ninth tour by the New Zealand national rugby union team to Australia.

The three most important matches on the tour were played against the New South Wales selection, and the All Blacks won the 3 match series 3–0.

After the First World War, rugby union in Australia was initially only resumed within New South Wales (many players switched to rugby league, especially in Queensland), so official Test matches between the two national sides did not resume until 1929.

In 1986 the Australian Rugby Union accorded Test status to the matches New South Wales played against full international teams in the 1920 to 1928 period, but the New Zealand Rugby Union does not record these matches as Tests.

Before and after the tour, New Zealand played some matches in their own country against provincial selections.

The following year, New South Wales visited New Zealand on their 1921 tour.

Preliminary matches[edit]

Scores and results list All Blacks' points tally first.

Opposing Team For Against Date Venue Status
Auckland 11 11 10 July 1920 Eden Park, Auckland
Manawatu-Horowhenua-Wanganui 39 0 14 July 1920 Showground, Palmerston North

Tour matches[edit]

Scores and results list All Blacks' points tally first.

Opposing Team For Against Date Venue Status
New South Wales 26 15 24 July 1920 Sports Ground, Sydney Tour match[a]
Manning River District 70 9 28 July 1920 Taree Ground, Taree Tour match
New South Wales 14 6 31 July 1920 Sports Ground, Sydney Tour match[a]
Metropolitan Union 20 11 2 August 1920 Showground, Sydney Tour match
A N.S.W. XV 31 18 4 August 1920 Sports Ground, Sydney Tour match
New South Wales 24 13 7 August 1920 Sports Ground, Sydney Tour match[a]
Metropolitan Union 79 5 11 August 1920 Sydney University Oval, Sydney Tour match

Post-tour match[edit]

Scores and results list All Blacks' points tally first.

Opposing Team For Against Date Venue Status
Wellington 8 3 18 August 1920 Athletic Park, Wellington

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d The three matches played by New South Wales were retroactively accorded Test status by the Australian Rugby Union in 1986, but remain as tour matches only for the NZRU

References[edit]