January 13 1945
NZ Services edged out by Newport
There were changes in the Services team from the Sutton game, though the lethal midfield of Roy Roper and Morrie Goddard played, with the experienced Eric Grant captaining the team from the right wing.
NZ Services scorers:
E Grant (2) and R A Roper tries. W F Crist (2) and N A Elmes conversions. (15)