Australia tour - Wellington, 22 September 1928
New Zealand Maori (6) 9 - 8 (3) Australia (FT)

Teams

New Zealand Maori Australia
Tries none Tries Rosenblum, Towers
Cons none Cons Croft
Pens Nepia 3 Pens none
    Team
15 FB
George Nepia
14 W
Alby Falwasser
13 C
Dick Pelham
12 FE
J. Rata
11 W
Riki Jury
10 FH
Lui Paewai
9 SH
Bill Shortland
1 P
Bill Heke
2 H
Wire Pine
3 P
Te Raroa
4 L
James Leach
5 L
Wattie Reside
6 F
Dave Tatana
7 F
Wally Wilson
8 N8
Sam Gemmell
    Replacements
16 FE
Paaka Turei
17 FH
Win Parata

Notes

 
Result New Zealand Maori won by a margin of 1 point
 
Ground name Athletic Park, Wellington
Attendance 8000
 
Referee HS Leith
 
New Zealand Maori Test debuts no Test caps awarded
Australia Test debuts DEC Bull, BHD Croft
 
Points scoring rules try 3, conversion 2, penalty goal 3, drop goal 4, goal from a mark 3