James Barber (rugby)
Rugby union career
Rugby league career
Barber originally missed selection for the professional All Blacks for the 1907–1908 tour of Great Britain and Australia but was placed on stand by. By the time the side reached Australia in 1908 the side was short of backs, due to several players opting to remain in Britain, and Barber was called over to join the squad. He played in all three test matches against Australia.
- John Haynes From All Blacks to All Golds: Rugby League's Pioneers, Christchurch, Ryan and Haynes, 1996. ISBN 0-473-03864-1
- "WHY THEY LOST THE FIRST THREE GAMES IN AUSTRALIA". The Evening Post, Volume LXXVII, Issue 145. 12 June 1909. p. 3. Retrieved 20 November 2009.
- BARBER, James - 1908 - 09, 1912 nzleague.co.nz
- Lion Red 1988 Rugby League Annual, New Zealand Rugby Football League, 1988. p.p.151-159
- Team of the Century WEEK 5 Wellington Rugby League
- "Petone Rugby League marks its 100th year". stuff.co.nz. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012.