2013 Anzac Test

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2013 (2013) Anzac Test  ()
12 Total
AUS Australian colours.svg 626 32
NZL New Zealand Kiwis colours.svg 66 12
Date 19 April 2013
Stadium Canberra Stadium
Location Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Cameron Smith Australian colours.svg
Referees Ashley Klein Australia
Attendance 25,628
Broadcast partners
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The 2013 ANZAC test (also known as the VB Test due to sponsorhip by Victoria Bitter) was the 14th annual Anzac test, and was not only the first time the Australian Kangaroos played at Canberra Stadium, but the first time they had played in the Australia's capital city. They defeated New Zealand 32-12 in the Test match which was played on 19 April 2013 before a crowd of 25,628.[1]


Australia Position New Zealand
Melbourne colours.svg Billy Slater Fullback Josh Hoffman Brisbane colours.svg
Newcastle colours.svg Darius Boyd Wing Sam Perrett Canterbury colours.svg
South Sydney colours.svg Greg Inglis Centre Shaun Kenny-Dowall Eastern Suburbs colours.svg
Brisbane colours.svg Justin Hodges Centre Dean Whare Penrith Panthers square flag icon with 2017 colours.svg
St. George colours.svg Brett Morris Wing Jason Nightingale St. George colours.svg
North Queensland colours.svg Johnathan Thurston Five-Eighth Kieran Foran(c) Manly Sea Eagles colours.svg
Melbourne colours.svg Cooper Cronk Halfback Shaun Johnson New Zealand colours.svg
North Queensland colours.svg Matthew Scott Prop Jesse Bromwich Melbourne colours.svg
Melbourne colours.svg Cameron Smith (c) Hooker Isaac Luke South Sydney colours.svg
North Queensland colours.svg James Tamou Prop Jared Wearea-Hargreaves Eastern Suburbs colours.svg
Gold Coast Titans colours.svg Greg Bird 2nd Row Frank Pritchard Canterbury colours.svg
Brisbane colours.svg Sam Thaiday 2nd Row Kevin Proctor Melbourne colours.svg
Cronulla colours.svg Paul Gallen Lock Alex Glenn Brisbane colours.svg
Newcastle colours.svg Kurt Gidley Interchange Elijah Taylor New Zealand colours.svg
Gold Coast Titans colours.svg Nate Myles Interchange Sam McKendry Penrith Panthers square flag icon with 2017 colours.svg
Cronulla colours.svg Luke Lewis Interchange Ben Matulino Penrith Panthers square flag icon with 2017 colours.svg
Manly Sea Eagles colours.svg Anthony Watmough Interchange Tohu Harris Melbourne colours.svg
Australian colours.svg Tim Sheens Coach Stephen Kearney New Zealand Kiwis colours.svg

Match Summary[edit]

Friday, 19 April 2013 Venue: Canberra Stadium, Australia Attendance : 25,628 Referee : Ashley Klein[2]

Kangaroos 32 Kiwis 12
Tries (6):
Cooper Cronk
Greg Inglis
Brett Morris
Luke Lewis
Darius Boyd
Justin Hodges
Tries (2):
Josh Hoffman
Frank Pritchard
3rd try-scorer
4th try-scorer
5th try-scorer
6th try-scorer
Goals (5):
Cameron Smith
Goals (2):
Shaun Johnson

See also[edit]


  1. ^ nzrl.co.nz. "2013 Anzac Test (VB Test)". Past Tests. New Zealand Rugby League. Retrieved 23 July 2013. 
  2. ^ "Anzac Test Match 2013". rugbyleagueproject.org. Shawn Dollin, Andrew Ferguson and Bill Bates. Retrieved 23 July 2013. 

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