1897 New Zealand rugby union tour of Australia

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1897 New Zealand rugby union tour of Australia
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The 1897 New Zealand tour rugby to Australia was the third tour by the New Zealand national rugby union team to Australia. Ten matches were played against regional and district sides.

Matches[edit]

Date Home team Score Away team Venue
3 July New South Wales Flag of New South Wales.svg 8-13  New Zealand XV Cricket Ground, Sydney
6 July Western Districts Flag of New South Wales.svg 15-16  New Zealand XV Bathurst
8 July Central-Western Districts Flag of New South Wales.svg 3-27  New Zealand XV Showground, Orange
10 July New South Wales Flag of New South Wales.svg 22-8  New Zealand XV Cricket Ground, Sydney
14 July Northern N.S.W. Flag of New South Wales.svg 0-16  New Zealand XV Newcastle Sports Ground, Newcastle
17 July Queensland Flag of Queensland.svg 5-16  New Zealand XV Bowen Bridge, Brisbane
21 July Queensland 2nd XV Flag of Queensland.svg 5-29  New Zealand XV Union Ground, Brisbane
24 July Queensland Flag of Queensland.svg 6-24  New Zealand XV Exhibition Ground, Brisbane
27 July New England Flag of New South Wales.svg 5-53  New Zealand XV Showground, Armidale
31 July New South Wales Flag of New South Wales.svg 3-26  New Zealand XV Cricket Ground, Sydney

Touring party[edit]

  • Manager: I. Hyams
  • Captain: A. Bayly
Name Position Province
S.A. Orchard Back Canterbury
L. Allen Back Taranaki
Barney Armit Back Otago
Alfred Bayly Back Taranaki
W. Roberts Back Wellington
G.W. Smith Back Auckland
J. Duncan Back Otago
E. Glennie Back Canterbury
A.L. Humphries Back Taranaki
J.A. Blair Forward Wanganui
F.J. Brooker Forward Canterbury
J.J. Calnan Forward Wellington
R.A. Handcock Forward Auckland
W.R. Hardcastle Forward Wellington
W.A. Harris Forward Otago
William McKenzie Forward Wellington
H.P. Mills Forward Taranaki
T.G. Pauling Forward Wellington
F.S. Murray Forward Auckland
W.J.G. Wells Forward Taranaki
A. Wilson Forward Auckland

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