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WEST COAST RUGBY FOOTBALL UNION – 1943/1944

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Season’s 1943 and 1944

WEST COAST COLOURS: RED AND WHITE HOOPS
(Founded, 1890; Affiliated, 1893)
Selectors: Messrs. T.Mclntosh, T.P.Ryan and M.Davidson

1943 Squad

J.Lindbom (Cobden)
J.Hayes (Cobden)
N.Sweetman (Greymouth United)
A.C.Monk (Hokitika)
C.Strachan (Cobden)
W.Amberger (Hokitika)
R.Wright (Cobden)
John Nolan (Cobden)
C.D.Dewar (Greymouth Star-United)
M.Thomas (Blaketown)
J,.Keating (Cobden)
K.Horrack (Cobden)
G.McLean (Cobden)
F.Goodall (Greymouth Star-United)
R.Nelson (Hokitika)
Jack King (Cobden)
N.Jones (Greymouth Star-United)
R.Coppersmith (Blaketown)
R.R.King (Cobden)
R.T.Birchfield (Cobden)
G.Beardsley (Cobden)
W.A.Croudis (Greymouth Celtic- Blaketown)
A.C.Mclean (Hokitika)
R.Roberts (Greymouth Star-United)
R.Weiblitz (Hokitika)
J.Pegley (Greymouth Star-United)
D.McKendry (Blaketown)
J.Hagan (Greymouth Star-United)

1943 MATCH RECORD

Played 5; Won 1; Drew 0; Lost 4 ; Points: For 41 ; Against 63

June 7 v CANTERBURY. at Rugby Park, Greymonth Lost 5 to 26
N.Jones, try
R.T.Birchfield, conversion
Referee: Mr.N.Eggleton (West Coast)

July 5 v BULLER. at Rugby Park. Greymouth. Won 8 to 0
N.Sweetman and W.Amberger, tries
R.T.Birchfield, conversion
Referee: Mr.C.F.Cockburn (West Coast).

July 17 v BULLER, at Westport Lost 9 to 13
F.Goodall, J.Pegley and R.Roberts, tries

September 4 v CANTERBURY, at Christchurch Lost 16 to 17
G.Mclean and R.T.Birchfield, tries
J.Lindbom, 2 penalty goals and 2 conversions

September 11 v BULLER (Seddon Shield) at Westport Lost 3 to 7
J.Lindbom, penalty goal


WEST COAST COLOURS: RED AND WHITE HOOPS
(Founded, 1890; Affiliated, 1892)
Selectors: Messrs. T.Mclntosh, M.Davidson and R.R.King

1944 Squad

J.Lindbom (Cobden)
J.Hayes (Cobden)
R.Wright (Cobden)
W.P.McHugh (Blaketown)
W.Amberger (I-Iokitika)
J.Keating (Cobden)
G.McLean (Blaketown)
M.Thomas (Blaketown)
S.Anderson (Greymouth Star-United)
K.Horrack (Cobden)
L.Sweetman (Greymouth Star-United)
W.A.Croudis (Greymouth Celtic)
B.Watkins (Cobden)
R.T.Birchfield (Cobden)
G.Nelson (Greymouth Star-United)
J.Pegley (Greymouth Star-United)
D.McKendry (Blaketown)
N.Jones (Greymouth Star-United)
R.Mitchell (Blaketown)
G.Beardlsley (Cobden)
N.Chapel (Hokitika)
R.Roberts (Greymouth Star-United)
J.Bradley (Hokitika)
R.Weiblitz (Hokitika)
R.R.King (Cobden)

1944 MATCH RECORD

Played. 6; Won 2; Drew 1; Lost 3 ; Points: For 38; Against 53

June 5 v CANTERBURY, at Rugby Park. Greymouth Lost 5 to 11
R. Wright, try;
J. Lindbom, conversion
Referee: Mr.C.F.Cockburn (West Coast)

June 17 v BULLER, at Westport. Lost 5 to 8
R.T.Birchfield, try
J.Lindbom, conversion

July 15 v CANTERBURY, at Christchurch Lost 3 to 17
R.T.Birchfield, try

July 29 v BULLER, at Rugby Park, Greymouth Won 11 to 6
W.Amberger, G.Nelson and S.Anderson, tries
J.Lindbom, conversion
Referee: Mr.N.Eggleton (West Coast)

September 9 v BULLER (Seddon Shield), at Westport Drew 0 to 0

October 7 v BULLER, at Rugby Park, Greymouth Won 14 to 11
G.Nelson, J.Pegley and R.R.King, tries;
M.Thomas, penalty goal and conversion
Referee: Mr.C.F.Cockburn (West Coast)

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