Tasmanian State Representative Games 1956
1956 Tasmanian State Representative Matches

Written by Greg Stock

The Australian team conducted a number of selection trials around the country in preperation for the 1956 Olympics. A game between the national team and Tasmanian State representative side was conducted as part of that series.
Played: Saturday July 21 1956 Venue: South Hobart Oval, Hobart, Tasmania
Harry Wise, A.Robertson, Terry Clark, Benjamin Woods, Jess Lancaster, Alastair Rattray (c), T.Vessinger, George Arnott, Walter Worsey, Harold Patterson, Des Kenna
Goal: Patterson 45'
1 - 15 Australian XI
Bill Henderson, Bob Bignall (c), Bill Harburn, Bob Wemyss, Al Warren, Cliff Sander, Sid Thomas, Spencer Kitching, Col Kitching, Graham McMillan, Brian Vogler
Goals: C.Kitching (x5), McMillan (x4), Vogler (x2 incl a pen), S.Kitching (x2), Thomas, Sander
Referee: George Evans
Linesmen: A.Mackie & S.Kelly
Attendance: 900
Coaches: David Smith (Tasmania), Richard Telfer (Australia)