Written by Alan Garside and Greg Stock. Thanks to Doug Butcher for his research. For more details see credits.
|An Australian XI played the visiting New Zealanders as a warm up to the Test series.|
|Played: Saturday August 7 1954||Venue: Kensington Oval, Adelaide, Australia|
Ron Lord, Jack Mather, Guido Pittoni, Ron Adair, Tom Jack (c), Les Suchanek, Charlie Stewart, Franco Franchi, Anatollus Kitas, Adrian Harnsen, Charlie Takacs
Goal: Cooper 17' Own Goal
Bert Hiddlestone, Tim Cooper, William Westerveld, Dennis Charlton, James Hunter (c), Phillip Traynor, Reginald King, Allan Smith, Alan Preston, Ken Olley, Gordon Barker
Goals: King 46' 60' 89'
|Referee: J.Harvey (Australia)|
Manager: Jim Kershaw (New Zealand)