1905 New Zealand rugby union tour of Australia

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1905 New Zealand rugby union tour of Australia
Manager N. Gallbraith
Tour captain(s) Jimmy Hunter
Summary
P W D L
Total
03 02 01 00
Test match
00 00 00 00

The 1905 New Zealand rugby union tour of Australia was the fifth tour by the New Zealand national rugby union team to Australia and the first in their own country. Three matches were played against Australian teams and four against provincial sides in New Zealand.

Matches[edit]

Preliminary match[edit]

Date Home team Score Away team Venue
1 July Auckland Flag of New Zealand.svg 9-3  New Zealand XV Alexandra Park, Auckland

The tour[edit]

Date Home team Score Away team Venue
8 July New South Wales Flag of New South Wales.svg 0-19  New Zealand XV Cricket Ground, Sydney
12 July Metropolitan Union Flag of New South Wales.svg 3-22  New Zealand XV Cricket Ground, Sydney
15 July New South Wales Flag of New South Wales.svg 8-8  New Zealand XV Cricket Ground, Sydney

Post tour matches[edit]

Date Home team Score Away team Venue
22 July Otago & Southland Flag of New Zealand.svg 10-10  New Zealand XV Caledonian Ground, Dunedin
27 July Canterbury Flag of New Zealand.svg 3-21  New Zealand XV Lancaster Park, Christchurch
29 July Wellington Flag of New Zealand.svg 3-0  New Zealand XV Athletic Park, Wellington

Touring party[edit]

Name Province Position
George Gillet Canterbury Fullback
Billy Wallace Wellington Utility back
Ernest Booth Otago Wing Three-quarter
Duncan McGregor Wellington Wing Three-quarter
Hector Thomson Wanganui Wing Three-quarter
George Smith Auckland Centre Three-quarter
Jimmy Hunter Taranaki Centre Three-quarter
Simon Mynott Taranaki Fly-half
Fred Roberts Wellington Halfback
Steve Casey Otago Hooker
John Corbett West Coast Forward
Frank Glasgow Taranaki Forward
Fred Newton Canterbury Lock
Bill Glenn Taranaki Loose forward
Massa Johnston Otago Loose forward
Alex McDonald Otago Loose forward
George Nicholson Auckland Loose forward
James O'Sullivan Taranaki Loose forward
Charlie Seeling Auckland Loose forward