1935–36 New Zealand rugby union tour of Britain, Ireland and Canada

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1935 - 1936 New Zealand tour in British Isles and Canada
Manager: .R.S. Meredith
Tour captain(s): Jack Manchester
Type P W D L
Total: 30 26 1 3
Test match: 4 2 0 2
Opp. P W D L
 Scotland 1 1 0 0
 Ireland 1 1 0 0
 Wales 1 0 0 1
 England 1 0 0 1
Statistics against Test match opponents

Matches[edit]

Scores and results list New Zealand's points tally first.

Opponent For Against Date Venue Status
Devon & Cornwall 35 6 14 September 1935 Rectory Ground, Devonport Tour match
Midland Counties 9 3 19 September 1935 Highfield Road, Coventry Tour match
Yorkshire & Cumberland 14 3 21 September 1935 Lidget Green, Bradford Tour match
Abertillery & Cross Keys 31 6 25 September 1935 Abertillery Park, Abertillery Tour match
Swansea 3 11 28 September 1935 St. Helen's, Swansea Tour match
Gloucestershire & Somerset 23 3 3 October 1935 Memorial Stadium, Bristol Tour match
Lancashire & Cheshire 21 8 5 October 1935 Birkenhead Tour match
Northumberland & Durham 10 6 9 October 1935 Gosforth Tour match
South of Scotland 11 8 12 October 1935 Mansfield Park, Hawick Tour match
Glasgow & Edinburgh 9 8 16 October 1935 Old Anniesland, Glasgow Tour match
Combined Services 6 5 19 October 1935 Aldershot Tour match
Llanelli RFC 16 8 22 October 1935 Stradey Park, Llanelli Tour match
Cardiff 20 5 26 October 1935 Arms Park, Cardiff Tour match
Newport 17 5 31 October 1935 Rodney Parade, Newport Tour match
London Counties 11 0 2 November 1935 Twickenham, London Tour match
Oxford University 10 9 7 November 1935 Iffley Road, Oxford Tour match
Hampshire & Sussex 14 8 9 November 1935 Dean Court, Bournemouth Tour match
Cambridge University 25 5 14 November 1935 Grange Road, Cambridge Tour match
Leicestershire & East Midlands 16 3 16 November 1935 Welford Road, Leicester Tour match
Scotland 18 8 23 November 1935 Murrayfield, Edinburgh Test match
North of Scotland 12 6 27 November 1935 Linksfield Stadium, Aberdeen Tour match
Ulster 3 3 30 November 1935 Ravenhill, Belfast Tour match
Ireland 17 9 7 December 1935 Lansdowne Road, Dublin Test match
Mid-Districts 31 10 12 December 1935 Aberdare Tour match
Neath & Abevaron 13 3 14 December 1935 Aberavon Tour match
Wales 12 13 21 December 1935 Arms Park, Cardiff Test match
London Counties 24 5 26 December 1935 Twickenham, London Tour match
England 0 13 4 January 1936 Twickenham, London Test match
Vancouver 32 0 25 January 1936 Brockton Point, Vancouver Tour match
Victoria (B.C.) 27 3 29 January 1936 MacDonald Park, Victoria Tour match

Touring party[edit]

Full-back[edit]

  • G. Gilbert (West Coast)

Three-quarters[edit]

  • N. Ball (Wellington)
  • H.M. Brown (Auckland)
  • G.F. Hart (Canterbury)
  • N.A. Mitchell (Southland)
  • C.J. Oliver (Canterbury)

Five-eighths[edit]

  • J.L. Griffiths (Wellington)
  • T.H.C. Caughey (Auckland)
  • J.R. Page (Wellington)
  • D. Solomom (Auckland)
  • Eric Tindill (Wellington)

Half-backs[edit]

  • M.M.N. Corner (Auckland)
  • B.S. Sadler (Wellington)

Forwards[edit]

  • G.D. Atkins (South Canterbury)
  • J.J. Best (Marlborough)
  • W.R. Collins (Hawke's Bay)
  • D. Dalton (Hawke's Bay)
  • W.E. Hadley (Auckland)
  • J. Hore (Otago)
  • R.R. King (West Coast)
  • A Lambourn (Wellington)
  • A. Mahoney (Bush Districts)
  • Jack Manchester (Cantebury)
  • R.M. McKenzie (Manawatu)
  • H.F. McLean (Auckland)
  • C.S. Pepper (Auckland)
  • S.T. Reid (Hawke's Bay)
  • F.H. Vorrath (Otao)
  • J.G. Wynyard (Waikato)

The matches[edit]

Scotland[edit]

23 November 1935
Scotland  8–18  New Zealand
Try: Fyfe
Dick
Con: Murdoch
Try: Caughey (3)
Hadley
Con: Gilbert (3)
Murrayfield
Referee: CH Gadney England (England)


Ireland[edit]

7 December 1935
Ireland  9–17  New Zealand
Try: Beamish
Pen: Bailey
Siggins
Try: Mitchell
Oliver
Hart
Con: Gilbert
Pen Gilbert (2)

Referee: RW Jeffares Republic of Ireland (Ireland)


Wales[edit]

21 December 1935
Wales  13–12  New Zealand
Try: Rees-Jones (2)
Davey
Con: Jenkins (2)
Try: Ball (2)
Con: Gilbert
Drop: Gilbert
Cardiff Arms Park
Attendance: 50,000
Referee: Cyril Gadney England (England)

Wales: Vivian Jenkins (London Welsh), Geoffrey Rees-Jones (Oxford Univ.), Idwal Rees (Swansea), Claude Davey (Swansea) (capt.), Wilf Wooller (Cambridge Univ.), Cliff Jones (Cambridge Univ.), Haydn Tanner (Swansea), Tom Rees (Newport), Don Tarr, (Swansea), Harry Payne (Swansea), Trevor Williams (Cross Keys), Eddie Watkins (Cardiff), Glyn Prosser (Neath), Jim Lang (Llanelli), Arthur Rees (London Welsh)

New Zealand: G Gilbert, GF Hart, NA Mitchell, N Ball, CJ Oliver, JL Griffiths, BS Sadler, A Lambourn, WE Hadley, D Dalton, ST Reid, RR King, JE Manchester (capt.), A Mahoney, HF McLean


England[edit]

4 January 1936
England  13–0  New Zealand
Try: Obolensky (2)
Sever
Drop: Cranmer
Twickenham
Referee: JW Faull Wales (Wales)


Tour Box[edit]


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