Socceroo 1948 B Matches

Socceroo B matches for 1948

Written by Alan Garside. For more details see credits

The 1948 Australian tour to New Zealand was a four match tour and a number of matches against district sides was also played by the visitors.
Played : August 3 Venue : Hamilton, New Zealand
South Auckland
(Lineup unavailable)
0 - 6 Australia
(Lineup incomplete) Gordon Nunn, Ron Hughes, Jim Cunningham
Goals : Cunningham (x2), Nunn (x2), Hughes, Own Goal


Played : August 7 Venue : Auckland, New Zealand
Auckland
(lineup unavailable)
0 - 5 Australia
(Lineup incomplete) Frank Parsons, Allan Johns, Jim Cunningham
Goals : Parsons (x2), Johns, Cunningham, Own Goal


Played : August 11 Venue : Palmerston, New Zealand
Minor Associations
(lineup and scorer unknown)
1 - 6 Australia
(lineup incomplete) Gordon Nunn, Allan Johns, Jack Hodge
Goals : Johns (x3), Nunn (x2), Hodge


Played : August 18 Venue : Christchurch, New Zealand
Canterbury
(lineup and scorer unknown)
1 - 3 Australia
(lineup incomplete) Allan Johns, Frank Parsons
Goals : Johns (x2), Parsons


Played : August 21 Venue : Timaru, New Zealand
South Island Minor Associations
(lineup unknown)
0 - 11 Australia
Ken Hough, Joe Marston, Cec Drummond (c), Alec Duncan, Bill Wilson, Angus Drennan, Jock Hodge, Jim Cunningham, Frank Parsons, Ron Hughes, Allan Johns
Goals : Parsons (x4), Cunningham (x2), Johns (x2), Hodge, Hughes, Marston


Played : August 25 Venue : Dunedin, New Zealand
Otago
(lineup unknown)
0 - 6 Australia
Ken Hough, Joe Marston, Cec Drummond (c), Alec Duncan, Bill Wilson, Angus Drennan, Allan Johns, Jim Cunningham, Frank Parsons, Ron Hughes, W.Cansick
Goals : Cunningham (x3), Parsons (x2), Marston


Played : September 1 Venue : Wellington, New Zealand
Wellington
(lineup unknown)
Goals : H Bell
1 - 7 Australia
Ken Hough, Joe Marston, Cec Drummond (c), Alec Duncan, Bill Wilson, Lex Gibb, Jock Hodge, Jim Cunningham, Gordon Nunn, Ron Hughes, Allan Johns
Goals : Nunn (x3), Hodge (x2), Cunningham, Hughes


Played : September 8 Venue : Rotorua - Kuirau Reserve
Rotorua
lineup unknown
0 - 13 Australia
Lineup and scorers unknown
sources :
Grant p.31
SMH 13 September 1948 p.5 (see p.4 Sports Details - Soccer (text note for p5!)
National Library
Argus 9 Sep 1948 p16


Played : September 13 Venue : Auckland, New Zealand
Auckland
(lineup unknown)
0 - 8 Australia
(Lineup incomplete) Gordon Nunn, Ron Hughes, Frank Parsons, Jock Hodge
Goals : Nunn (x5), Hughes, Parsons, Hodge