1914 New Zealand rugby union tour of Australia

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1914 New Zealand rugby union tour of Australia
Summary
P W D L
Total
10 10 0 0
Test match
3 3 0 0
Opponent
P W D L
Australia
3 3 0 0

The 1914 New Zealand tour rugby to Australia was the eighth tour by the New Zealand national rugby union team to Australia. Seven matches were played against regional sides (all won) along with three Test match between the two national teams.

New Zealand won the test series with three victories, closing unbeaten the tour.


Matches[edit]

Preliminary match[edit]

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

Opposing Team For Against Date Venue Status
Wellington 14 19 1 July 1914 Athletic Park, Wellington

The Tour[edit]

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

Opposing Team For Against Date Venue Status
New South Wales 27 6 11 July 1914 Sports Ground, Sydney Tour match
Central-Western Districts 59 10 15 July 1914 Wade Park, Orange Tour match
Australia 5 0 18 July 1914 Sports Ground, Sydney Test match
New England 35 6 22 July 1914 Showground, Armidale Tour match
Queensland 26 5 25 July 1914 The Gabba, Brisbane Tour match
Queensland 19 0 29 July 1914 The Gabba, Brisbane Tour match
Australia 17 0 1 August 1914 The Gabba, Brisbane Test match
Metropolitan Union 11 6 5 August 1914 Sports Ground, Sydney Tour match
New South Wales 25 10 8 August 1914 Sports Ground, Sydney Tour match
Australia 22 7 15 August 1914 Sports Ground, Sydney Test match

Touring party[edit]

Name Position Province
Jack O'Brien Fullback Auckland
Eric Cockroft Fullback, Wing Three-quarter South Canterbury
Tom Lynch Wing Three-quarter South Canterbury
Henry Morgan Taylor Wing Three-quarter, Halfback Canterbury
George Loveridge Utility back Taranaki
Dick Roberts Centre Three-quarter Taranaki
James Ryan Centre Three-quarter Wellington
Lyn Weston Fly-half Auckland
Bobby Black Fly-half Otago
Jock McKenzie Fly-half Wellington, Auckland[1]
Edward Roberts Halfback Wellington
James Barrett Loose forward Auckland
Alex Bruce Loose Forward Auckland
Tom Fisher Loose Forward Buller
James Graham Loose forward Otago
Ranji Wilson Loose forward Wellington
Toby Murray Wing-forward Canterbury
James McNeece Forward Southland
Albert Downing Forward Auckland
John Irvine Lock Otago
Bill Lindsay Hooker Southland
William Francis Hooker Wellington
Mick Cain Hooker Taranaki

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ McKenzie played for both Wellington and Auckland that year.