1973 Australia rugby union tour of Europe

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1973 Australia tour in Europe
Type P W D L
Total: 9 3 1 5
Test match: 2 0 0 2
Opp. P W D L
 Wales 1 0 0 1
 England 1 0 0 1
 Italy[1] 1 1 0 0
Statistics against Test match opponents

The 1973 Australia rugby union tour of Europe was a series of nine matches played by the Australia national rugby union team (the Wallabies) in England and Wales in October and November 1973. The Wallabies won only of three of their matches, lost five and drew the other one; they lost both of their international matches, against Wales and England. The final match with Italy, is not considered as a capped Test match by Australian Rugby Union

Matches[edit]

Scores and results list Australia's points tally first.
Opposing Team For Against Date Venue
England Metropolitan Counties 17 15 24 October Bournemouth
England South and South-West Counties 14 15 27 October Recreation Ground, Bath
Wales East Wales 11 19 31 October Rodney Parade, Newport
Wales Swansea 9 9 3 November St. Helen's, Swansea
Wales West Wales 18 13 6 November Talbot Athletic Ground, Port Talbot
Wales WALES 0 24 10 November Cardiff Arms Park, Cardiff
England Northern Counties 13 16 13 November Gosforth
England ENGLAND 3 20 17 November Twickenham London
Italy Italy 59 21 21 November Stadio Fattori L'Aquila

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Match considered as full international only by Italy