Rugby News Retrospect: Wanted for NZ Tour

By A.C. Wallace The N.S.W.R.U. selectors have been required to cover a lot of ground to pave the way for the eventual selection of an Australian R.U. team to tour New Zealand in August. The players available for selection can roughly be grouped into three classes: 1) The players who have been playing in Sydney more or less regularly during the war and whose type and standard of play are fairly well known. 2) Players who have been away from Sydney on service and who have played only spasmodically. 3) The young players who have only just come from school or into first grade football. The current form of the first class of player is what interests the selectors, and this can be seen from the club matches. And as the capabilities of these players are well known, they have to some extent been passed over in trial teams to enable the selectors to learn as much as possible of the real capacity of the players in classes 2 and 3. In selecting the side to play New Zealand, t
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