1913 Australia rugby union tour of New Zealand

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Australia rugby union
tour of New Zealand
Coach(es) M.C. Morgan
Tour captain(s) Larry Dwyer
Summary
P W D L
Total
09 03 00 06
Test match
03 01 00 02
Opponent
P W D L
 New Zealand
3 1 0 2

The 1913 Australia rugby union tour of New Zealand was a collection of friendly rugby union games undertaken by the Australia national rugby union team against various invitational teams from New Zealand and also against the New Zealand national team.[1]

The team played in the light-blue jersey of NSW Waratahs with the state emblem and the word "Australia" on the chest.[2] Australia played 8 matches, with only 3 victories and 5 defeats.[3]

Touring party[edit]

Matches[edit]

Summary[edit]

Complete list of matches played by the Wallabies in New Zealand:[4]

     Test matches

Scene of one of the two tests played v. New Zealand
# Date Rival City Venue Score
1 27 Aug Auckland RU Auckland 13–15
2 30 Aug Taranaki RU New Plymouth 11–9
3 3 Sep Wanganui RFU Wanganui 6–11
4 6 Sep  New Zealand Wellington Athletic Park 5–30
5 10 Sep Southland RU Invercargill 8–13
6 13 Sep  New Zealand Dunedin Carisbrook Stadium 13–25
7 17 Sep South Canterbury RU Timaru 3–16
8 20 Sep  New Zealand Christchurch Lancaster Park 16–5
9 24 Sep Marlborough RU Blenheim 30–3
Balance
Pl W D L Ps Pc
9 3 0 5 105 127

Bibliography[edit]

Found on Papers Past website

References[edit]

  1. ^ Overseas teams in New Zealand
  2. ^ SPIRO: Brief history of the quirky colours of the Wallaby jersey by Spiro Zavos on The Roar website, 25 Aug 2012
  3. ^ Beneath the Mā̄ori Moon: An Illustrated History of Māori Rugby by Malcolm Mulholland - Huia Publishers (2008) - ISBN 978-1869693053
  4. ^ Australia tour, 1913|Match results on ESPN Scrum