1912 Goodall Cup Finals

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1912 Goodall Cup Finals
Teams123Games
Victoria 2110
New South Wales  5 3 6 3
* – Denotes overtime period(s)
Location:Sydney, New South Wales: Sydney Glaciarium
Format:best-of-three
Dates:August 23 – August 29
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The 1912 Goodall Cup Final marks the fourth inter-state ice hockey championship in Australia and the second of these championships won by New South Wales, the first being won in their home arena.

The series[edit]

Practices for the New South Wales state team was announced on 12 August 1912, inviting the following players:[1]

  • Jim Kendall
  • Les Turnbull
  • T. Rowe
  • W. Knowles
  • Jack Pike
  • S. McCarthy
  • W. Smith
  • Andrew Reid
  • C. Deacon
Game one

23 August 1912 by the end of the first half, New South Wales was ahead 4-1. Jim Kendall scored again and increased the lead to 5-1 but the Victorian team scored one back to make the final score 5-2 and the first game of the series was won by New South Wales.[2][3][4]

Game two

27 August 1912 the second game of the series was won by New South Wales, defeating Victoria by a score of 3-1.[5][6]

Game three

29 August 1912 New South Wales was dominating the first half of the game and by the end of the 1st half they were up by a score of 3-0. Victoria would score in the second half of the game but New South Wales returned by scoring 3 more to defeat Victoria for the third straight game by a score of 6-1. Jimmy Kendall, who received a nasty cut to his head early in the game, scored all six goals for New South Wales while Henry "Hal" Newman Reid Jr. scored the lone goal for Victoria.[7][8]

Game-by-game Away Team Score Home Team Scoring Summary Location
1 August 23 Victoria 2-5 New South Wales VIC - H. Reid, K. Walker NSW - J. Kendall (3), T. Rowe (2) Sydney Glaciarium
2 August 27 Victoria 1-3 New South Wales VIC - NSW -
3 August 29 Victoria 1-6 New South Wales VIC - H. Reid NSW - J. Kendall (6)
New South Wales win best-of-three series 3 games to 0

Teams[edit]

Victoria[edit]

The Victoria team was made from the following players[8]

  • Keith Walker (RW)
  • Henry "Hal" Newman Reid Jr. (Centre)
  • Leslie Reid (LW)
  • Dudley Woods
  • Andrew Reid
  • M. Haig (Goaltender)

New South Wales[edit]

The New South Wales team was made from the following players[8]

  • Jim Kendall (Captain)
  • Jack Pike (RW)
  • F. Rowe (Center)
  • W. Knowles (LW)
  • Les Turnbull
  • C. Deakin (Goaltender)

Player statistics[edit]

Leading goaltenders[edit]

The following goaltenders led the interstate championship for goals against average.

Player Team GP W L GA SO GAA
C Deacon New South Wales 3 3 0 4 0 1.33
M Haig Victoria 3 0 3 14 0 4.67

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hockey On Ice - New South Wales v Victoria". Sydney Morning Herald. 12 August 1912. Retrieved 29 September 2015. 
  2. ^ "Ice Hockey". Sydney Morning Herald. 24 August 1912. Retrieved 30 September 2015. 
  3. ^ "Hockey On The Ice". The Evening News (Sydney). 24 August 1912. Retrieved 6 May 2016. 
  4. ^ "Interstate Ice Hockey". The Argus (Melbourne). 24 August 1912. Retrieved 6 May 2016. 
  5. ^ "Ice Hockey". Sydney Morning Herald. 28 August 1912. Retrieved 29 September 2015. 
  6. ^ "Ice Hockey". Sydney Morning Herald. 28 August 1912. Retrieved 6 May 2016. 
  7. ^ "Hockey On Ice". The Evening News (Sydney). 30 August 1912. Retrieved 6 May 2016. 
  8. ^ a b c "Ice Hockey". Sydney Morning Herald. 30 August 1912. Retrieved 29 September 2015.