1922 Australia Men's National Team Results
Researched by Kevin Christopher, written by Thomas Esamie, John Punshon, Jean-Michel Cazal and Greg Stock

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Friendly Matches

Saturday June 17 1922
Carisbrook Park, Dunedin, New Zealand
Referee: M.Thornley (New Zealand)
Linesmen: Smith, Fogarty (New Zealand)
Attendance: 10,000
New Zealand
Reg Craxton, Rewi Braithwaite, Robert McAuley, William Brownlee, Jock Corbett, Dan Jones, Walter Brundell, William Knott, Edward Cook, George Campbell (c), Charles Ballard
Coach: B.Salmon
Goals: Cook 20, _, Knott
3 - 1 AUSTRALIA
George Cartwright, Alan Fisher, Dave Cumberford, Alex Gibb, Clarence Shenton, Peter Doyle, William Dane, Jock Cumberford, William Maunder, Dave Ward, Tom Thompson
Coach: A.Morgan
Goal: Maunder 45
This was the the first ever series of matches played by an Australian National Team. The three match series formed part of a fourteen match tour of New Zealand between May and July 1922. In this first 'test' match, Australia's first ever international goal was scored by William Maunder just before half-time.

Saturday June 24 1922
Athletic Park, Wellington, New Zealand
Referee: R.S.Lithgow (New Zealand)
Linesmen: Aers, Trevethic (New Zealand)
Attendance: 12,000
New Zealand
Reg Craxton, Rewi Braithwaite, Robert McAuley, William Brownlee, Jock Corbett, Dan Jones, Walter Brundell, William Anton, Edward Cook, George Campbell (c), Charles Ballard
Coach: B.Salmon
Goal: Cook 10
1 - 1 AUSTRALIA
George Cartwright, Alan Fisher, Dave Cumberford, Peter Doyle, Alex Gibb, Clarence Shenton, Wilfred Bratton, William Maunder, Jock Cumberford, George Brown, Dave Ward
Coach: A.Morgan
Goal: Bratton 25
The second 'test' match of the series resulted in Australia's first official draw, Wilfred Bratton scoring an equaliser midway through the first half.

Saturday July 8 1922
Domain (now Carlaw Park), Auckland, New Zealand
Referee: L.C.H.Dawson (New Zealand)
Attendance: 15,000
New Zealand
Reg Craxton, Rewi Braithwaite, Robert McAuley, Neil McArthur, Jock Corbett, Dan Jones, Len Barwell, Ces Dacre, Edward Cook, George Campbell (c), Charles Ballard
Coach: B.Salmon
Goals: Ballard 5, Cook 10, Dacre
3 - 1 AUSTRALIA
George Cartwright, Alan Fisher, Dave Cumberford, Peter Doyle, Alex Gibb, Clarence Shenton, William Dane, William Maunder, Jock Cumberford, George Brown, Tom Thompson
Coach: A.Morgan
Goal: Brown
The third and final match of the 'test' series resulted in another 3-1 loss, George Brown ensuring Australia would score in every match, but return home winless.
 

Last updated: 30 September 2021.