1947 Australia Men's National Team Results
Researched by Alan Garside, John Punshon and Doug Butcher, written by Greg Stock

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Friendly Matches

Saturday April 26 1947
Norwood Oval, Adelaide, Australia
Referee: Bob Telfer (Australia)
Attendance: 9,000
AUSTRALIAN XI
Harry Ashworth, Joe Marston, Bert Walker, Dave Coote, Andy Dunstan, Andy Herd, Alby Castle, Eric Glasson, Reg Date, Jim Cunningham, Ron Bracegirdle
Manager: Not recorded
Goals: Castle 15, Date _
2 - 3 South Africa
Claude Brink, Ron Nicholson, Ernie Dowell, Steve van Rensberg, Harry Naish, Hermanus Pretorius, John Claassens, Horace Smethurst (c), Basil Clack, Sid O'Linn, Len Anley
Manager: J.Barbour
Goals: Clack 25, Anley _, Claassens _
In 1947 the Australian national team played a series of five matches against the visiting South African national side. The first two matches were played as 'warm up' games against an Australian XI.
Match Day Programme

Wedneday April 30 1947
Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Australia
Referee: C.Armstrong (Australia)
Attendance: 6,000
AUSTRALIA
Harry Ashworth, Joe Marston, Dave Coote, Don Bingham, Andy Dunstan, Jack Wallace, Eric Glasson, A.White, Reg Date, Jim Cunningham, Paddy Cranswick
Manager: Not recorded
Goals: Date 20, _pen, Cunningham (x2)
4 - 5 South Africa
Claude Brink, Douglas McCreadie, Ron Nicholson, Hermanus Pretorius, Harry Naish, Dudley Forbes, Gordon Falconer, Basil Clack, John Claassens, Horace Smethurst (c), Donald Wilson
Manager: J.Barbour
Goals: Claasens 5, 28, Clack 30, _, Wilson
Match Day Programme
 

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