1955 Australia Men's National Team Results
Researched by Alan Garside, Thomas Esamie and Doug Butcher, written by Greg Stock

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Source: Page authors, Daily newspapers.

Friendly Matches

Saturday September 3 1955
Brisbane Cricket Ground, Woolloongabba, Brisbane, Australia
Referee: Bill Malcolm (Australia)
Linesmen: V.Robertson and L.Young (Australia)
Attendance: 5,640
AUSTRALIA
Bill Henderson, Tom Jack, Alec Duncan, Bob Bignall, Joe Marston, Cliff Sander, Gordon Nunn, Frank Loughran, Colin Kitching, Jack Lennard, Clem Higgins
Coach: Harry Brophy
0 - 3 South Africa
Albert Uytenbogaardt, Gordon Frew (c), Maurice Jacobson, Ken Ziesing, Roulf Oelofse, Malcolm Rufus, Danny Le Roux, Harold Paton, Peter Hughes, Ian Palmer, Les Fourie
Coach: J.E.Kennedy
Goals: Palmer 2, Paton, Hughes 88
Australia played host to the South African national team in a five game 'test series'. The South Africans were far superior winning all five games scoring 23 goals and conceding just one.
Match Day Programme

Saturday September 10 1955
Melbourne Showground, Ascot Vale, Melbourne, Australia
Referee: W.Curren (Australia)
Linesmen: Hutchinson and George Gatt (Australia)
Attendance: 1,809
AUSTRALIA
Bill Henderson, Cliff Almond (Arthur McCartney 2), Jack Mather, Bob Bignall, Tom Jack (c), Cliff Sander, Sid Thomas, Frank Loughran, Colin Kitching, Keith Learmonth, Ralph Piercy
Manager: C.Dodd
0 - 2 South Africa
Albert Uytenbogaardt, Gordon Frew (c), Maurice Jacobson, Ken Ziesing, Roulf Oelofse, Cliff Jacques, Danny Le Roux, Harold Paton, Peter Hughes, Ian Palmer, Les Fourie
Coach: J.E.Kennedy
Goals: Palmer 84, Hughes 86

Saturday September 17 1955
Kensington Oval, Kensington Park, Adelaide, Australia
Referee: Joe Harvey (Australia)
Linesmen: R.Abbott and C.Thompson (Australia)
Attendance: 3,088
AUSTRALIA
Bill Mahoney, Tom Jack, Bill Wilson, Ron Adair, Joe Marston, Con Purser, Sid Thomas, Frank Loughran, Albert De Paoli, Bill Murphy, Ralph Piercy
Manager: J.Hardy
0 - 8 South Africa
Albert Uytenbogaardt, Gordon Frew (c), Maurice Jacobson, Ken Ziesing, Roelof Oelofse, Cliff Jacques, Lee Fourle, Harold Paton, Peter Hughes, Malcolm Rufus, Ian Palmer
Coach: J.E.Kennedy
Goals: Rufus (x2), Hughes (x2), Paton, Jacques, Palmer, Fourle

Saturday September 24 1955
Sydney Cricket Ground, Moore Park, Sydney, Australia
Referee: Ron Wright (Australia)
Linesmen: Herbert Imlay and Dick Thorpe (Adelaide)
Attendance: 5,431
AUSTRALIA
Ron Lord, Cliff Almond, Doug Wendt, Bob Bignall, Bill Wilson, Cliff Sander, Ron Burns, Phil Peters, Mildo Mueller, Ted Drain, Kevin O'Neill
Manager: Tom Tennant
0 - 6 South Africa
Albert Uytenbogaardt, John Hastie, Maurice Jacobson, Ken Ziesing, Gordon Frew (c), Cliff Jacques, Danny Le Roux, Harold Paton, Peter Hughes, Ian Palmer (Malcolm Rufus 40), Les Fourie
Coach: J.E.Kennedy
Goals: Hughes (x2), Paton, Palmer, La Roux, Wilson 85 Own Goal
Match Day Programme

Saturday October 1 1955
Newcastle Sports Ground, Newcastle, Australia
Referee: G.Muir (Australia)
Linesmen: Harold Lonsdale and Keith Urwin (Adelaide)
Attendance: 2,937
AUSTRALIA
Bill Henderson, Cliff Almond, Kevin O'Neill, John Pettigrew, Alwyn Warren, Cliff Sander, Charlie Stewart, Bill Paddock, Alan Garside, Ken Vairy, Ray Marshall
Manager: T.McDonald
Goal: Vairy 39
1 - 4 South Africa
Albert Uytenbogaardt, Gordon Frew (c), Maurice Jacobson, Ken Ziesing, Roelof Oelofse, Cliff Jacques, Danny Le Roux, Harold Paton, Peter Hughes, Brian Peterson, Les Fourie
Coach: J.E.Kennedy
Goals: Hughes (x3), Le Roux 9
Match Day Programme
 

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