1949 Australia Men's National Team Results
Researched by Alan Garside and Doug Butcher, written by Greg Stock

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Friendly Matches

Saturday July 30 1949
Royal Agricultural Showground, Moore Park, Sydney, Australia
Referee: Frank Chidgey (Australia)
Linesmen: Dick Thorpe and Jack McKenzie (Australia)
Attendance: 27,000
AUSTRALIA
Jim Jenkins, Joe Marston, Cec Drummond (c), Bob Lawrie, Bill Wilson, Lex Gibb, George Sanders, Allan Johns, Gordon Nunn, Ron Hughes, Ray Marshall
Manager: Andy Henderson snr.
Goals: Nunn 51, Johns 60
2 - 3 Hajduk Split (Yugoslavia)
Vladimir Beara, Ljubomir Kokeza, Slavko Lustica, Ivo Mrcic, Ervin Katnic, Ivo Radovnikovic, Dragutin Drvodjelic, Vojko Andrijasevic, Frane Matosic (c), Stane Krstulovic, Bernard Vukas
Manager: Luka Kaliterna
Goals: Drvodjelic, Lustica 82, Vukas 88
The famous Yugoslav club side Hadjuk Split toured Australia in 1949 for a series of four matches against the Australian national side and two games against an Australian XI. The Hadjuk Split touring squad included such greats as goalkeeper Vladimir Beara, winger Bernard Vukas, Vojko Andrjasevic, Frane Matosic, Ervin Katnic, Ljubomir Kokeza and Ivo Mrcic.
Match Day Programme

Saturday August 6 1949
Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Australia
Referee: F.Westley (Australia)
Linesmen: G.Hadfield and J.Barker (Australia)
Attendance: 11,289
AUSTRALIA
Jim Jenkins, Joe Marston, Cec Drummond (c), Bob Lawrie, Bill Wilson, Angus Drennan, George Sanders, Allan Johns, Gordon Nunn, Jock McMahon, Alex Barr
Manager: J.D.Revie
0 - 3 Hajduk Split (Yugoslavia)
Vladimir Beara, Ljubomir Kokeza, Bozo Broketa, Ivo Mrcic, Ervin Katnic, Ivo Radovnikovic, Vojko Andrijasevic, Slavko Lustica, Branko Vidjak, Frane Matosic (c), Bernard Vukas
Manager: Luka Kaliterna
Goals: Vukas 1, Andrijasevic 55, Matosic 80


Saturday August 13 1949
Thebarton Oval, Adelaide, Australia
Referee: J.Harvey (Australia)
Attendance: 10,000
AUSTRALIAN XI
Harry Wise, H.Johnson, Hedley Parkes, B.Johnstone, Tom Jack (c), Stan Kent, R.Mills, P.Cransbrick, Eric Hulme, Jack Wilson, Robert McFeeters
Manager: W.Park
0 - 6 Hajduk Split (Yugoslavia)
Vladimir Beara, Ljubomir Kokeza, Bozo Broketa, Slavko Lustica, Ivo Mrcic, Ivo Radovnikovic, Dragutin Drvodjelic, Vojko Andrijasevic, Branko Vidjak, Frane Matosic (c), Bernard Vukas
Manager: Luka Kaliterna
Goals: Matosic (x2), Vukas, Vidjak, Andrikasevic, Drvodjelic

Saturday August 27 1949
Exhibition Ground, Brisbane, Australia
Referee: A.Hall (New Zealand)
Attendance: 17,000
AUSTRALIA
Norman Conquest, Bill Wilson, Cec Drummond (c), Bob Lawrie, Bob Bignall, Kevin O'Neill, George Sanders, George Russell, Frank Parsons, Ron Hughes, Allan Johns
Manager: J.D.Revie
Goals: Parsons 36 pen, Bignall, Sanders
3 - 6 Hajduk Split (Yugoslavia)
Vladimir Beara, Ljubomir Kokeza, Bozo Broketa, Ivo Mrcic, Ervin Katnic, Ivo Radovnikovic, Dragutin Drvodjelic, Slavko Lustica, Vojko Andrijasevic, Frane Matosic (c), Bernard Vukas
Manager: Luka Kaliterna
Goals: Mrcic (x2 pens), Andrijasevic (x2), Matosic, Lustica

Saturday September 3 1949
Newcastle Sports Ground, Newcastle, Australia
Referee: William McWilliams (Australia)
Linesmen: Archie Welsh and H.Parker (Australia)
Attendance: 11,256
AUSTRALIA
Norman Conquest, Bill Wilson, Hedley Parkes, Cec Drummond (c), George Sanders, Bob Lawrie, Allan Johns, Bob Bignall, Harry Robertson, Ron Hughes, Gordon Nunn
Manager: Alf Quill
Goals: Robertson, Nunn
2 - 1 Hajduk Split (Australia)
Vladimir Beara, Ljubomir Kokeza, Bozo Broketa, Ivo Mrcic, Ervin Katnic, Ivo Radovnikovic, Dragutin Drvodjelic, Slavko Lustica, Vojko Andrijasevic, Frane Matosic (c), Bernard Vukas
Manager: Luka Kaliterna
Goal: Matosic
Match Day Programme

Saturday September 10 1949
Royal Agricultural Showground, Moore Park, Sydney, Australia
Referee: Frank Chidgey (Australia)
Linesmen: Dick Thorpe and Jack McKenzie (Australia)
Attendance: 12,150
AUSTRALIA
Norman Conquest, Hedley Parkes, Cec Drummond (c), Bob Lawrie, Bill Wilson, Bob Bignall, Alan Johns, Ron Hughes, George Sanders, Gordon Nunn, Harry Robertson
Manager: W.Park
Goals: Nunn 5, Johns
2 - 3 Hajduk Split (Yugoslavia)
Vladimir Beara, Ljubomir Kokeza, Bozo Broketa, Ivo Mrcic, Ivo Radovnikovic, Tonci Radovnikovic, Dragutin Drvodjelic, Branko Vidjak, Vojko Andrijasevic, Frane Matosic (c), Bernard Vukas
Manager: Luka Kaliterna
Goals: Andrijasevic 2, Vukas 24, Matosic 55
Match Day Programme

Saturday September 17
Royal Agricultural Showground, Moore Park, Sydney, Australia
Referee: Frank Chidgey (Australia)
Attendance: 5,000
AUSTRALIAN XI
Norman Conquest, Joe Marston, Cec Drummond (c), Billy Wilson (Dave Coote), Tom Jack, Bob Bignall, George Sanders, Allan Johns, Gordon Nunn, Reg Hardman, Harry Robertson
Manager: W.Park
0 - 1 Hajduk Split (Yugsolavia)
Vladimir Beara, Ljubomir Kokeza (Miljenko Batinic), Bozo Broketa, Ivo Mrcic, Ervin Katnic, Ivo Radovnikovic, Dragutin Drvodjelic, Vojko Andrijasevic, Branko Vidjak, Frane Matosic (c), Bernard Vukas
Manager: Luka Kaliterna
Goal: Matosic 35
 

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