New South Wales Tour of New Zealand 1904

New South Wales' visit to in 1904 was a landmark event in the history of 
the game in New Zealand. 

Not only was New South Wales the first foreign team to visit New Zealand,
but also the game played in Dunedin, on July 23rd, was the first match 
played by New Zealand's National Team, latter to be known as the All 

29/4/04, Auckland
North Island      1-1 New South Wales

2/7/04, Auckland
Auckland          2-3 New South Wales

9/7/04, Wellington
Wellington        2-1 New South Wales

14/7/04, Christchurch
Canterbury        1-6 New South Wales

16/7/04, Dunedin
Otago             4-2 New South Wales

21/7/04, Invercargill
Southland         0-8 New South Wales

23/7/04, Dunedin, Caledonian Ground  
New Zealand       0-1 New South Wales
New Zealand:      Frank Smallbone, Len White, Archibald Clapham, William Kilgour, Joe Taylor, 
                  Robert Farquharson, Bob Reilly, Herbert Morrison, David McMillan [c], Alex Stark, 
                  William Morrison.
Referee:          WG Smith (New Zealand, Otago). 
Note:             Some sources also list Riley instead of Reilly.

28/7/04, Timaru
South Canterbury  0-4 New South Wales

30/7/04, Wellington
New Zealand       3-3 New South Wales
 [William Forshaw 2, Ned Sale - ?]
New Zealand:      Frank Smallbone, James Amies [c], Archibald Clapham, William Kilgour, 
                  Joe Taylor, Bert Clark, Bob Reilly, Ned Sale, William Forshaw, Andy Mouat, 
                  William Morrison. 
Referee:          A Williams (New Zealand, Wellington).
Note:             Some sources also list Riley instead of Reilly; H. Morrison instead of
                  William Morrison; E. Sale instead of Ned Sale; W. Foresham instead of
                  William Forshaw.

New South Wales Personnel: F. Robinson (manager), T. Spencer, A. McMahon, S. Condon,
R. Byers, S. Hilder, P. Timms, W. Thorpe, C. Harrison, J. H. Wishart, W. Carey, 
R. H. Moore, F. Waddell, P. Metcalf, A. Rae. 

Played 9, Won 5, Drawn 2, Lost 2; Goals: 29-13    

About this document

Sources: [Hou 52], [Smi], Jeremy Ruane's Ultimate Website on New Zealand Soccer

Prepared and maintained by Andre Zlotkowski for the Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation

Author: Andre Zlotkowski (
Last updated: 9 Nov 2002

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