The FA Trophy, for teams representing provinces, continued to be the premier award in domestic football. There was no national club championship but Chatham Cup, a New Zealand FA Cup style competition, was played (see below). Provincial Leagues "Major" Associations (listed from north to south): Auckland -------- 1.Eden AFC 2.North Shore United AFC Eastern Suburbs AFC other participants not knon Wellington ---------- 1.Seatoun AFC 14 24p 2.Waterside AFC 14 23p 3.Institute Old Boys 14 19p 4.Marist Brothers OB 14 13p 5.Hospital FC Porirua 14 10p 6.Diamond FC 14 10p 7.Railways 14 9p 8.Technical Old Boys 14 4p First Division A increased to ten teams for the 1950 season (which means no relegation for Technical Old Boys). Petone AFC join the First Division A from the Second Division (as a reward for winning the Chatham Cup). The full table can be found here. Canterbury ---------- Winner: Christchurch Technical OB Otago ----- Winner: Northern "Minor" Associations: Hawke's Bay ----------- Winner: Napier HSOB South Canterbury ---------------- Winner: Northern Hearts Southland --------- Winner: Brigadiers Taranaki -------- Winner: City Waikato ------- Winner: Rotowaro Wanganui -------- Winner: Wanganui Athletic Chatham Cup: Qualifying Rounds ----------------- Wellington: Petone 7-1 Wellington Marist Petone bt Railways Petone bt Institute Petone 1-1, 1-1 Waterside [1-0 on corners] SUMMARY Association Entries Representative ----------- ------- -------------- North Island: Auckland ? Eden Taranaki ? Moturoa Wellington ? Petone South Island: Canterbury ? Technical OB Otago ? Northern Southland ? Invercargill Thistle COMPETITION PROPER Ohakea 0-2 Petone Eden 2-2 Petone (at Blanford Park; game stoped after 90 min normal time and 40 min of extra time due to bad light) Petone 4-0 Eden Final ----- [Aug-27] Basin Reserve, Wellington Petone* (Wellington) 1-0 Northern of Otago [Hewitt] * - Petone played in Wellington's 3rd level division (The top two divisions were: First Division A and First Division B. Petone played in the Second Division)! Petone: Ben Savage, Bob Reid, Fred Peters, Bob Walker, John Blundell, John Jakens, Jim Russell, Dave McKissock, Wally Hewitt, Frank Naylor, Jim Gale Northern: Jim Stephenson, Mick Ives, Bob McLean, Arthur Williams, Wally Meehan, Brian Walsh, Albie Jenkins, Ivan Walsh, Bill Berry, Norman McDonald, Bernie Cox. Referee: F. Callaghan (Wellington) Attendance: 12 000
list of champions.
list of final tables.
list of cup winners.
list of brown shield winners.
list of fa trophy winners.
Partial sources: Capital Soccer, [Smi 66], [Hil 91]
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