New Zealand 1950

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):

 1.Eastern Suburbs AFC
 8.North Shore United AFC
   Eden AFC
   other participants not known

 1.Seatoun AFC          13  23p  
 2.Institute Old Boys   11  16p  
 3.Petone AFC           12  15p 
 4.Marist Brothers OB   12  15p 
 5.Railways             13  11p
 6.Stop Out             13   9p
 7.Diamond FC            9   8p
 8.Waterside AFC         9   8p
 9.Hospital FC Porirua   9   3p
10.Technical Old Boys    9   2p

First Division A reduced to eight teams for the 1951 season.

The full table can be found here.


Winner: Christchurch Technical OB


Winner: Northern  

"Minor" Associations:

Hawke's Bay

Winner: Watersiders


Winner: Woodbourne

South Canterbury

Winner: Northern Hearts  


Winner: Brigadiers  


Winner: City


Winner: Claudelands Rovers      


Winner: Wanganui Athletic 

Chatham Cup:

Association      Entries    Representative
-----------      -------    --------------
North Island:
Auckland            ?       Eden
Waikato             ?       Claudelands Rovers
Taranaki            ?       Moturoa
Wanganui            ?       Wanganui Old Boys
Wellington          ?       Brooklyn Utd
South Island:
Canterbury          ?       Technical OB
Otago               ?       Northern

Basin Reserve, Wellington
Eden 3-2 Technical Old Boys [aet]
 [Goddard, Jakens, Brewer - Thomas, Bailey (or Smith)]
Technical missed a penalty in the 1st period of extra time

Eden: Bob King, Eric Kendall, Jack Wilson, Mack Butts, Jack Leonard,
John Jakens, John Garrick, George Addis, Don Brewer, Norman Day, Peter
Technical: Lindsay McKenzie, Maurice Dean, Ernie Harris, Vic Smith,
Nelson King, Jim Cook, John MacLennan, Peter O'Malley, Colin Bailey,
Keith Lucas, Cyril Thomas.

Referee: W.M. Smith (Otago)
Attendance: 11 000



list of champions.

list of final tables.

all-time tables.

list of cup winners.

list of brown shield winners.

list of fa trophy winners.

About this document

Partial sources: Capital Soccer, [Smi 66], [Hil 91]

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

Authors: Peter Kungler (peter dot kungler at roche dot com) and Andre Zlotkowski (
Last updated: 30 May 2004

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