Monday, October 17, 2011

NZ Native Rugby Team 1888 - Thames player

With the rugby theme at present, here is some info on a NZ Native team tour 1888.
There is also a photo, that has a W ANDERSON, query whether this is G ANDERSON from Thames mentioned in the Thames Star 3 March 1888.

Creator unknown : Photograph of rugby players in the 1888 New Zealand Native Team, 1888

Reference Number: PAColl-8633

Photograph of rugby players, and others, with the New Zealand Native Team that visited England in 1888. Photograph taken in 1888 by an unidentified photographer, possibly in England. Back row: Thomas Eyton (co-promotor), R Maynard, C Goldsmith. Third row: J Lawlor (coach), D Stewart, W Nehua, H H Lee, G A Williams, T Rene, Wi Karauria, William Warbrick, E Ihimaira, J R Scott (manager). Second row: R G Taiaroa, W Elliott, T R Ellison, J A Warbrick (captain), E McCausland, W Anderson, P Keogh. Front row: Arthur Warbrick, H J Wynard, D R Gage, F Warbrick, C Madigan, A Webster.

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