1946 Australia rugby union tour of New Zealand

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1946 Australia tour in New Zealand
Type P W D L
Total: 11 5 0 6
Test match: 3 0 0 3
Opp. P W D L
 New Zealand 2 0 0 2
Flag of New Zealand.svg NZ Maori 1 0 0 1
Statistics against Test match opponents

The 1946 Australia rugby union tour of New Zealand was a collection of rugby union games undertaken by the Australia team in New Zealand against invitational and national teams of New Zealand. It was the first rugby union international tour after the Second World War.

Winning therre test on three the All Blacks hold the Bledisloe Cup

Tour match[edit]

Scores and results list Australia's points tally first.

Opposing Team For Against Date Venue Status
North Auckland 19 32 21 August 1946 Auckland Tour match
Taranaki & King Country 9 8 24 August 1946 New Plymouth Tour match
Wanganui & Manawatu 17 15 28 August 1946 Wanganui Tour match
Hawke's Bay & Poverty Bay 19 11 31 August 1946 Napier Tour match
Seddon Shield Districts 15 12 4 September 1946 Westport Tour match
Canterbury 11 20 7 September 1946 Christchurch Tour match
New Zealand 8 31 14 September 1946 Carisbrook, Dunedin Test match
Southland 6 8 18 September 1946 Invercargill Tour match
Wellington 16 15 21 September 1946 Wellington Tour match
NZ Maori 0 20 25 September 1946 Hamilton Test match
New Zealand 10 14 28 September 1946 Eden Park, Auckland Test match

Sources[edit]

  • Vivian Jenkins, ed. (1979). Rothmans Rugby Yearbook 1979–80. Rothmans Publications Ltd. ISBN 0-354-09087-9.