On January 4th 1889 Leeds Parish Church Played host to the visiting New Zealand Maories. The Home side won the game by 3 Tries, scored by Northend, Oddy and James Goldthorpe to 2 Goals.
Leeds Parish Church
Northend, Roberts, Broadbent, James Goldthorpe, Watson, Clayton, Oddy, Lumley, Coupe, Johnson, Turner, Green, Robinson, Roberts and Medley.
Gage, W Wynard, McCausland, F Warbnck, Keogh, J A Warbnck, Elliott, Ellison, A Wynard, W Anderson, Williams, R Taioroa, Trehua, G Warbnck and Lee.
The match Referee was Mr H Wigglesworth (Thornes).