1973 Japan rugby union tour of Wales, England and France

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Japan on tour in 1973
destination: Europe
Type P W D L
Total: 11 2 0 9
Test match: 3 0 0 3
Japan against Test match opponents
Opp. P W D L
 Wales XV 1 0 0 1
 England U23 1 0 0 1
 France 1 0 0 1

The 1973 Japan rugby union tour of England, Wales and France was a series of eleven matches played by the Japan national rugby union team in Wales, England and France in September and October 1973. The Japanese team won only of two of their matches and lost the other nine. Neither Wales nor France awarded full international caps for their games against Japan.

Matches[edit]

Scores and results list Japan's points tally first.
Opposing Team For Against Date Venue
East Glamorgan 11 23 September 22 Graig Park, Penygraig
Monmouthshire 16 26 September 26 Pontypool Park, Pontypool
West Glamorgan 6 19 September 29 The Gnoll, Neath
Western Counties (Wales) 12 9 October 2 Stradey Park, Llanelli
Wales XV 14 62 October 6 Cardiff Arms Park, Cardiff
Midland Counties (England) 6 10 October 9 Welford Road, Leicester
England Under-23 10 19 October 13 Twickenham, London
French Regional XV 19 51 October 17 Avignon
French Regional XV 18 29 October 21 Perpignan
French Regional XV 19 8 October 24 Brive
France 18 30 October 27 Bordeaux

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