Not all the surnames were spelled in a constant manner in the newspaper reports.
I decided to stick to the spellings as given by "Association Football in New Zealand"
while putting together this file. The list of the canadian personnel involved in this
tour can be found at the bottom of this document.
W 10-1 Taranaki W 7-0 Wanganui W 6-0 Manawatu W 2-0 Wellington W 11-0 Marlborough W 5-0 Nelson W 2-0 Buller L 0-1 Westland W 6-0 Canterbury W 6-2 Otago D 2-2 New Zealand W 5-0 Southland W 2-1 New Zealand W 7-1 Ashburton W 6-0 Sth Canterbury L 0-1 New Zealand W 6-0 Wairarapa W 5-2 Hawke's Bay W 6-0 Poverty Bay W 8-1 South Auckland W 4-1 New Zealand W 4-1 North Auckland W 6-2 Auckland Played:23 W:20 D:1 L:2
May 25, New Plymouth, 4000 Taranaki 1-10 Canada (Bremner - Archibald 4, Turner 3, Francis 2, Davidson) Taranaki: n/a Canada: Tait (c), Crawley, Edmunds, Monaghan, Brolly, Poynter, Davidson, Turner, Gibson, Archibald, Francis. Notes: Conditions were reported to be "fine". Edmunds was injured and had to leave the field. Half-time score reported as 0-9. May 28, Wanganui, 3000 Wanganui 0-7 Canada (Archibald 4, Turner, Monaghan, Francis) Wanganui: Killeen, Thompson, McKechnie, MacKley, [7 missing]. Canada: Williams, Crawley, Milligan, Langslow, Monaghan, Brolly, Turner, Archibald, Francis [2 missing]. Notes: Langslow not listed by Houston. Half-time score reported as 0-2. Jun 1, Palmerston North Manawatu 0-6 Canada Notes: Line-ups unavailable. Conditions described as good. No wind but it was cloudy at times. Jun 2, Wellington, Athletic Park, 12000 Wellington 0-2 Canada (Francis 25', Archibald ~35') Wellington: Bentley, Gibb, McGirr, McKee, Haines, Burke, Barton, Lothian, Rigby, Marchment, Cudby. Canada: Tait, Crawley, Edmunds, Monaghan, Brolly, Poynter, Davidson, Turner, Gibson, Archibald, Francis. Notes: Gibson was injured in the 25' and was described as a passenger from that point on. Bentley saved a penalty just before half-time. Jun 7, Blenheim Marlborough 0-11 Canada (Turner 3, Pogson 2, Thompson 2, Archibald 2, Williams, Milligan) Notes: Bierne was Marlborough's goalkeeper. The match was refereed by F Saunders from Wellington. Showers and greasy ground conditions were reported. Houston omitted this match from its list. Jun 9, Nelson Nelson 0-5 Canada (Davidson, Thompson, Milligan, Turner, Williams) Note: Conditions reported as fine. Jun 11, Westport Buller 0-2 Canada (Gibson 10', 43') Buller: Archibald (gk), Newman, Chapman, [8 missing]. Canada: Tait (gk), Gibson, [9 missing]. Note: The field was in a bad conditions with low temperatures and showers reported. Jun 15 Westland 1-0 Canada (Hewison & McNeil 40') Westland: Timlin (gk), Rarity, McNeill, Clarck, Wick, Hewison, Steer, McFarlane, [3 missing]. Canada: Francis, Turner, Gibson, Moon, Edmunds, Poynter, Brolly, Thompson, [3 missing]. Notes: Hewison and McNeil were both credited with the goal. Conditions were described as good. Jun 19, Christchurch, English Park, 3000 Canterbury 0-6 Canada (Davidson [0-1] 2', Archibald [0-2], Williams [0-3], [0-4], Poynter [0-5], Gibson [0-6]) Canterbury: J McDougall, F Graham, F Muscroft, S Muirson, G Roberts, J Dryden, Harbutt, F Isles, J Phelps, T Nelson, G Duncan. Canada: Tait, Crawley, Edmonds, Monaghan, Brolly, Poynter, Gibson, Williams, Archibald, Mulligan, Davidson. Notes: J Stout refereed the match with D Thompson and Campbell acting as linesmen. The skies had cleared but the ground was still soggy and the ball was described as slippery. Half-time score was 0-3. At 0-2 Brolly missed a penalty kick which was awarded for a handball. At 0-5 Archibald had a goal disallowed (offside). Canada played in blue and white while Canterbury played in red and black. Jun 22, Dunedin, Carisbrook, 3000 Otago 2-6 Canada (McCormack 25' [1-2], Hooper [2-2] - Francis [0-1], Archibald [0-2], [2-3] 43', Pogson [2-4] 45', Thompson [2-5], Monaghan [2-6] 70') Otago: Callaghan (gk), Balk, Hooper, Anderson, McHugh, Duncan, McCormack, Munsie, [3 missing]. Canada: Tait (gk), Gibson, Monaghan, Francis, Thompson, Edmunds, Pogson, Archibald, Crawley [2 missing]. Notes: The match was refereed by A Preston. Conditions were described as "fine" - no wind and no sun. Canada finished with 9 men as Thompson was injured towards the end of the match and Edmunds was sent-off soon after for "bad" language. Half-time score was 2-4. Jun 26, Dunedin, Carisbrook, 10000 New Zealand 2-2 Canada (Hislop ~40', Innes ~65' - Anderson 47'og, Williams [2-2]) New Zealand: J McDougall, G Anderson, L McGirr, J Tinkler, C Steele, D Jones (c), R C Innes, E Newman, H Spencer, R Hislop, H Balk. Canada: Tait, Moon, Edmunds, Monaghan (c), Poynter, Brolly, Williams, Davidson, Gibson, Archibald, Milligan. Notes: W P Smith refereed the match. Reports state that there was "no glaring sun, nor breeze" but also that "the pitch was too soft". Jun 29, Invercargill, Rugby Park, 3000 Southland 0-5 Canada (Brolly 4, Davidson) Southland: Maywell, Campbell, McMurdo [8 missing]. Canada: Tait (gk), Edmunds, Brolly, Gibson, Davidson [6 missing]. Notes: G E Polock refereed the match. There was sunshine and the ground was in perfect condition. The half-time score was 0-4 and Brolly added the 5th goal in the second-half. On the same day New Zealand was preparing for the second of the four "tests" against Canada by playing South Canterbury. Very little is known about this match. In fact, the local paper gave more information about Canada's match against Southland. Jun 29, Timaru, ANZAC Square Sth Canterbury 2-6 New Zealand Note: The ground was very slippery and the "All Blacks" had the better of the game throughout. Jul 2, Christchurch, Lancester Park, 7000 New Zealand 1-2 Canada (Spencer [1-1] - Archibald 6', Turner ~85') New Zealand: J McDougall, G Anderson, L McGirr, J Tinkler, C Steele, D Jones (c), R C Innes, E Newman, H Spencer, R Hislop, H Balk. Canada: Tait, Crawley, Edmunds, Monaghan, Brolly, Moon, Gibson (c), Davidson, Archibald, Turner, Milligan. Notes: M J Stout refereed the match. The lines-men were H Pogson (Canada) and W Smyth. After 30 hours of drizzle it cleared before the start of the match but the ground was waterlogged. Canada played in blue and white. Spencer's goal was scored in the second half. Jul 4, Ashburton, The Domain, 1500 Ashburton 1-7 Canada (Gibb [1-2] - Turner? [0-1], [1-6], Archibald [0-2], [1-7], Brolly pen [1-3], Pogson [1-4], [1-5]) Ashburton: Barrett, Thompson, N Wilson, Robert Wilson, Hadley, Calver, Gowan, Rendal Wilson, Gibb (c), Taylor, Pearce. Canada: Tate (c), Crawley, Edmunds, Moon, Brolly, Williams, Gibson, Turner, Archibald, Pogson, Francis. Notes: S Ross refereed the match and the conditions were described as "fine". The half-time score was 1-3. Jul 6, Timaru, Fraser Park Sth Canterbury 0-6 Canada (Turner [0-1], [0-4], Pogson [0-2], Gibson [0-3], [0-6], ? [0-5]) South Canterbury: J R Bellenger, M J Bishop, A Boyd, C Durning, A McLellan, McAuliffe, C Logie, A Allingham, R J McCullough, G E Davis, J McPhall. Canada: Tait, Crawley, Edmunds, Moon, Brolly, Williams, Turner, Pogson, Francis, Gibson, Milligan. Notes: Rev C W Dancumb refereed the match. The ground was reported to be "fair" and the weather to be "ideal". The half-time score was 0-2. Canada played in royal blue while South Canterbury played in green and black. Jul 10, Wellington, Basin Reserve, 12000 New Zealand 1-0 Canada (McCormack 44') New Zealand: McDougall, G Anderson, McGirr, W Cooper, J Campbell, Burke, Nicolle, G Newman, Hooper, McCormack, Ballard (c). Canada: Tait, Crawley (c), Edmunds, Moon, Brolly, Monaghan, Gibson, Davidson, Archibald, Turner, Milligan. Notes: A E Caisley refereed the match. The conditions were reported to be "ideal" with no wind or sun. B L Salmon was the sole NZ selector for this match. Jul 11, Masterton Wairarapa 0-6 Canada (Crawley 3, Pogson 2, Francis) Notes: The half-time score was 0-3. Crawley, Pogson and Francis scored one each in the second half. It rained and the "sloppy" ground turned into a quagmire as the match progressed. Jul 13, Hastings, 3000 Hawke's Bay 2-5 Canada (Shepperd ~35', Sholten ~40'- Pogson 4', Monaghan ~25' pen, Archibald 27'?, Turner ~80', ~85') Hawke's Bay: Holmes, Henderson, Shepperd, Scholten, [7 missing]. Canada: Tait (gk), Francis, Pogson, Monaghan, Archibald, Turner [5 missing]. Notes: The ground was described as "good". The gate up to this point was £4679, which was about L 500 below the estimate. It was calculated that £2321 would have to come from other matches to show a profit. Jul 17, Gisborne, 4500 Poverty Bay 0-6 Canada (Davidson 2, Gibson, Monaghan 2, Brolly) Poverty Bay: Roots, Howarth, Hill, [8 missing]. Canada: Davidson, Gibson, Monaghan, Brolly [7 missing]. Notes: The half-time score was 0-5. Monaghan scored the only goal of the second half. Jul 20, Hamilton, 5000 South Auckland 1-8 Canada (Moon [1-2] - Robertson og [0-1], Davidson [0-2], [1-3], Turner [1-4], Brolly [1-5], Archibald [1-6], Crawley [1-7], Williams [1-8]) Sth Auckland: Moon, Robertson, [9 missing]. Canada: All but one (Williams) that played in the Jul 10 match v New Zealand. Notes: The weather was reported as "fine" but the ground was said to be "greasy". The half-time score was 1-4. The last three goals were scored towards the end of the game. Jul 23, Auckland, Carlaw Park, 23000 New Zealand 1-4 Canada (Hooper [1-2] - Davidson [0-1], Archibald [0-2], [1-3], Gibson [1-4]) New Zealand: McDougall, G Anderson, McGirr, W Cooper, J Campbell, D Jones, Innes, G Newman, Hooper, McCormack, Ballard (c). Canada: Tait, Edmunds, Crawley, Williams, Brolly, Monaghan, Gibson, Davidson, Archibald, Turner, Milligan. Notes: P Neesham was appointed NZ manager and trainer for this match. The ground was reported to be soft and there was drizzling rain towards the end of the match. Jul 26, 1400 North Auckland 1-4 Canada (J Ackers - Archibald 3, Gibson) Notes: R Neebitt refereed this match. Conditions were described as wretched with falling rain making the ground difficult to play on. The Half-time score was 1-0. Jul 31, Auckland, Blandford Park, 7000 Auckland 2-6 Canada (Innes, Dunsmore - Archibald 3, Turner, Poynter, Monaghan pen) Auckland: Batty, Garrard, Reid, Carter, Christie, Dickson, Innes, Dunsmore, Spencer, Miles, Humphreys. Canada: Tait (gk), Archibald, Turner, Poynter, Monaghan, [6 missing]. Notes: It was reported that the ground was in very poor condition and that there were heavy showers during the game. The half-time score was 0-4. Poynter and Monaghan scored for Canada in the second-half.
J Adam (manager), H Noseworthy, M Moon, S Tait, E Edmunds, J Monaghan, D Archibald, R L Williams, D Thompson, W Brolly, H J Poynter (Paynter), W Gibson, F Crawley, W Milligan, D Turner, H Pogson, J Davidson, P Francis, D Graham.
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