The tournament took place on 13 March 1894 at Howie's Ground in Whanganui. The Manawatu team (marked M in list of participants below) came second, scoring 3 against Rangitikei's effort of 8. Fourth row, from right: J T Dalrymple (R), W Chapman (F), James Cameron (F), M Higgie (F), H Cameron (F), A W Skerman (M), T Spyers (M), N Gorton (R). Third row: H N Watson (PB), J F Colegrave (A), L Shaw (HB), John Cameron (F), G A M Buckley (C), R H Rhodes (C), E F Blundell (R), W B Sanderson (R), W K Chambers (PB), T H G Lloyd (M). Second row: W R Bloomfield (A), A C Purches (A), E P O'Rorke (A), A E G Rhodes (C), J G Wilson (R), D G Riddiford (R), F P Snow (M), W A Keiller (R), A S Baker (M). First row (front): W B Lloyd (M), A Williams (M), F Lance (C), F (?) Keiller (R), F W Sewell (M). Districts: F - Fordell, R - Rangitikei, M - Manawatu, PB - Poverty Bay, A - Auckland, HB - Hawkes Bays, C - Christchurch.