1925 New Zealand rugby union tour of New South Wales

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1925 New Zealand rugby union tour of New South Wales
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The 1925 New Zealand tour rugby to New South Wales was the 12th tour by the New Zealand national rugby union team to Australia.

During the First World War the activity of Rugby Union was suspended; in Australia, the sport was initially reprised only in New South Wales (many players switched to Rugby league especially in Queensland), so official test matches between the two national sides were not resumed until 1929.

The three most important matches were played against the New South Wales selection, and New Zealand won the 3 match series 3–0; in 1986 the Australian Rugby Union accorded Test status to the New South Wales matches played against international teams in the 1920–1928 period, but the matches against the All Blacks are not recorded as Tests by the New Zealand Rugby Union.

Tour matches[edit]

'Scores and results list New Zealand's points tally first.

Opposing Team For Against Date Venue Status
New South Wales 26 3 13 June 1925 RAS, Sydney Tour match[a]
N.S.W. 2nd XV 16 18 17 June 1925 Sydney University Oval, Sydney Tour match
New South Wales 4 0 20 June 1925 RAS, Sydney Tour match[a]
New South Wales 11 3 23 June 1925 RAS, Sydney Tour match[a]
A N.S.W. XV 20 13 27 June 1925 Sports Ground, Newcastle Tour match
E.J. Thorn's XV 24 9 1 July 1925 Manly Oval, Sydney Tour match


  1. ^ a b c d The three matches played by New South Wales were retroactively accorded Test status by the Australian Rugby Union in 1986, but remain as tour matches only for the NZRU


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