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1910 New Zealand rugby union tour of Australia
New Zealand and NSW Waratahs teams posing together in their second match, 15 June
ManagerV.R.S Meredith
Tour captain(s)Fred Roberts
Top point scorer(s)Joe O'Leary (21)
Top try scorer(s)Harry Paton (6)
08 07 00 01
Test match
03 02 00 01
3 2 0 1
Tour chronology
Previous tour1907 Australia
Next tour1913 North America

The 1910 New Zealand tour rugby to Australia was the seventh tour by the New Zealand national team to Australia. Four matches were played against regional sides (all won) along with three Test matches between the two national sides.

New Zealand won the series with two victories to one.

Touring party

Name Position Province
Joe O'Leary Utility back Auckland
Paddy Burns Utility back Canterbury
James Ryan Utility back Wellington
Billy Mitchell Wing Three-quarter Canterbury
Frank Mitchinson Three-quarter Wellington
Jack Stohr Three-quarter Taranaki
Frank Wilson Wing Auckland
William Fuller Fly-half Canterbury
Simon Mynott Fly-half Taranaki
Fred Roberts Halfback Wellington
Henry Avery Wing forward Wellington
Alf Budd Loose forward South Canterbury
Ranji Wilson Loose forward Wellington
Sandy Paterson Loose forward Otago
Gerald McKellar Loose forward Wellington
Fred Ivimey Loose forward Otago
Arthur Francis Loose forward Auckland
James Maguire Forward Auckland
David Evans Lock Hawke's Bay
Harry Paton Lock Otago
Sam Bligh Hooker West Coast
Jimmy Ridland Hooker Southland

Match summary

Complete list of matches played by New Zealand in Australia:[1]

  Test matches

The second match v. the Waratahs in Sydney, 15 June
# Date Rival City Venue Score
1 3 Jun Wellington RU Wellington Athletic Park 26–17
2 13 Jun NSW Waratahs Sydney Cricket Ground 21–8
3 15 Jun NSW Waratahs Sydney Cricket Ground 17–11
4 18 Jun Queensland Reds Brisbane Exhibition Ground 19–15
5 22 Jun Queensland Reds Brisbane Exhibition Ground 21–3
6 25 Jun  Australia Sydney Cricket Ground 6–0
7 27 Jun  Australia Sydney Cricket Ground 0–11
8 2 Jul  Australia Sydney Cricket Ground 28–13
Pl W D L Ps Pc
8 7 0 1 138 78

See also