Australia Cup 1963 - Results

 

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Qualified clubs

 

Club

Region

Division in 1963

Placed

Wallsend

N-NSW

Northern NSW Division One

1st

West Wallsend

N-NSW

Northern NSW Division One

2nd

Awaba

N-NSW

Northern NSW Division One

3rd

Newcastle Austral

N-NSW

Northern NSW Division One

4th

Sydney Prague

NSW

NSW Division One

1st

APIA Leichhardt

NSW

NSW Division One

2nd

South Coast United

NSW

NSW Division One

3rd

Pan Hellenic

NSW

NSW Division One

4th

Brisbane Hellenic

QLD

Brisbane Division One

1st

Brisbane Azzurri

QLD

Brisbane Division One

2nd

Latrobe

QLD

Brisbane Division One

3rd

Merton Rovers

QLD

Brisbane Division One

4th

Adelaide Juventus

SA

SA Division One

1st

Adelaide Budapest

SA

SA Division One

2nd

Adelaide Croatia

SA

SA Division One

3rd

Adelaide Polonia

SA

SA Division One

4th

Olympia

TAS

TAS South - Division One

1st

Launceston Juventus

TAS

TAS North - Division One *

1st

Ulverstone

TAS

TAS North West - Division One

1st

Hobart Rangers

TAS

TAS South - Division One

2nd

Footscray JUST

VIC

VIC State League

1st

Polonia Melbourne

VIC

VIC State League

2nd

George Cross

VIC

VIC State League

3rd

Port Melbourne Slavia

VIC

VIC State League

4th

* Launceston Juventus also won the Tasmanian State Premiership

 

 

Results

 

Round One

 

29 September 1963

Awaba

 

(1)

6

West Wallsend

 

(2)

5

Newcastle

 

 

 

 

 

29 September 1963

Newcastle Austral

 

(2)

3

Wallsend

 

(0)

0

Newcastle

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brisbane Hellenic

 

 

4

Merton Rovers

 

 

0

Brisbane

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brisbane Azzurri

 

 

1

Latrobe

 

 

0

Brisbane

 

 

 

 

 

 

Olympia

 

 

3

Launceston Juventus

 

 

2

Tasmania

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hobart Rangers

 

 

1

Ulverstone

 

 

0

Tasmania

 

 

 

 

 

 

Adelaide Juventus

 

 

6

Adelaide Polonia

 

 

0

Adelaide

 

 

 

 

 

 

Adelaide Budapest

 

 

3

Adelaide Croatia

 

 

0

Adelaide

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Round Two

 

 

Awaba

 

 

2

Brisbane Hellenic

 

 

3

Crystal Palace, Wallsend

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brisbane Azzurri

 

 

1

Newcastle Austral

 

 

0

Brisbane

 

 

 

 

 

5 October 1963

Port Melbourne Slavia

 

(1)

4

Footscray JUST

 

(2)

3

Olympic Park, Melbourne

Goals: John Auchie (pen), Des Palmer, Tommy Harper (2)

Goals: Tommy Stankovic (2), Marko Pejovic

 

 

After extra time. Port Melbourne Slavia won with a golden goal scored by Tommy Harper during the fifth 5 minute period of extra time

6 October 1963

Polonia Melbourne

 

(0)

0

George Cross

 

(0)

0

Olympic Park, Melbourne

 

 

 

 

After extra time. Six period of 5 minutes were played with the golden goal rule, during which no further goals were scored.

Penalty Kicks: Polonia Melbourne 4 George Cross 3.

Five penalty kicks were taken for each club, all by the respective team captains: Vic Janczyk (Polonia) and Don Hodgson (George Cross).

7 October 1963

Sydney Prague

 

(1)

2

Pan Hellenic

 

(1)

1

Wentworth Park, Sydney

Goals: Stuart Sherwin, Norberto Badaracco

Goal: Dave Logan

Attendance: 6,002

 

After extra time. Sydney Prague won with a golden goal scored by Norberto Badaracco during the third 5 minute period of extra time

 

APIA Leichhardt

 

 

2

South Coast United

 

 

0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Olympia

 

 

5

Hobart Rangers

 

 

1

Tasmania

 

 

 

 

 

 

Adelaide Juventus

 

 

3

Adelaide Budapest

 

 

1

Adelaide

 

 

 

Referee: Bill Hosie (Adelaide)

 

 

 

Quarter-Finals

 

12 October 1963

Adelaide Juventus

 

(0)

3

Olympia

 

(0)

0

Thebarton Oval, Adelaide

Goals: T. Donnelly, T. Crawford, F. Pagani

 

Attendance: 5,000

Referee: Roger Lamb (Victoria)

 

13 October 1963

Sydney Prague

 

(1)

5

Brisbane Hellenic

 

(1)

2

Wentworth Park, Sydney

Goals: Les Scheinflug (3), Norberto Badarocco, Brian Tristram

Goals: Brian Vogler, Graham McMillan

Attendance: 2,100

Referee: R. Roth (Newcastle)

 

13 October 1963

Port Melbourne Slavia

 

(1)

3

APIA Leichhardt

 

(0)

1

Olympic Park, Melbourne

Goals: Hammy McMeechan, Des Palmer, Tommy Harper

Goal: John Giacometti

Attendance: 11,000

Referee: Gardiner (SA)

The account of the game in The Age estimated an attendance of 15,000

13 October 1963

Brisbane Azzurri

 

(0)

0

Polonia Melbourne

 

(0)

3

Exhibition Ground, Brisbane

 

Goals: Lolly Vella, Edmund Zientara,

Michael Jurecki

Attendance: 7,300

Referee: K. Irwin (Newcastle)

 

 

 

Semi-Finals

 

19 October 1963

Adelaide Juventus

 

(0)

0

Port Melbourne Slavia

 

(1)

2

Thebarton Oval, Adelaide

 

Goals: Hammy McMeechan, Des Palmer

Attendance: 6,500

Referee: Tony Boskovic (Sydney)

 

20 October 1963

Polonia Melbourne

 

(1)

3

Sydney Prague

 

(0)

1

Melbourne Showgrounds

Goals: Eddie Jankowski, Vic Janczyk,

Michael Jurecki

Goal: Les Scheinflug (pen)

Attendance: 10,500

Referee: Bill Hosie (Adelaide)

Newspaper accounts on the game estimated the crowd at 14,000 (The Age) and 15,000 (Sydney Morning Herald)

 

 

Third Place Match

 

27 October 1963

Sydney Prague

 

(1)

1

Adelaide Juventus

 

(2)

2

Wentworth Park, Sydney

Goal: D. Tracey

Goals: L. Govelli, T. Donnelly

Attendance: 2,000

Referee: W. Vernon (Queensland)

 

 

 

Final

 

27 October 1963

Port Melbourne Slavia

 

(0)

0

Polonia Melbourne

 

(0)

0

Olympic Park, Melbourne

 

 

Attendance: 12,500

Referee: Tony Boskovic (Sydney)

The account of the game in The Age estimated an attendance of 15,500. No extra time was played.

 

 

Final Replay

 

3 November 1963

Port Melbourne Slavia

 

(0)

3

Polonia Melbourne

 

(1)

2

Olympic Park, Melbourne

Goals: Des Palmer 81, 85, 104

Goals: Vic Janczyk (pen) 19, Michael Jurecki 61

Attendance: 9,000

Referee: Tony Boskovic (Sydney)

After extra time. Two 15 minute periods of extra time were played.

 

 

Report on the Final

Source: The Age, 4 November 1963, page 19

 

 

 

Sources

Soccer World Annual 1964

Victorian Soccer Federation – Official Year Book 1964

Editions of The Age newspaper (1963)

Editions of The Sydney Morning Herald newspaper (1963)

Editions of The Newcastle Morning Herald newspaper (1963)

Editions of Soccer News (September to November 1963)

The Australian Player Database on ozfootball.net for checking the full names of goal scorers

 

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