1982 Scotland rugby union tour of Australia

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1982 Scotland tour in Australia
Type P W D L
Total: 9 6 0 3
Test match: 2 1 0 1
Opp. P W D L
 Australia 2 1 0 1
Statistics against Test match opponents

The 1982 Scotland rugby union tour of Australia was a series of nine matches played by the Scotland national rugby union team in Australia in June and July 1982. The Scotland team won six of their matches and lost the other three. They drew the two-match international series against the Australia national rugby union team, winning the first game but losing the second. In their non-international games they were beaten by the Queensland state team and the Sydney representative team. Scotland's win in the first game against Australia was their first victory in the Southern Hemisphere, at the sixth attempt.


Scores and results list Scotland's points tally first.
Opponent Result For Against Date Venue
Queensland Country Won 44 16 10 June Mount Isa
Queensland Lost 7 18 13 June Ballymore, Brisbane
Sydney Lost 13 22 19 June Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney
Victoria Won 38 3 23 June Olympic Park Stadium, Melbourne
New South Wales Won 31 17 26 June Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney
New South Wales Country Won 44 3 29 June Singleton
AUSTRALIA Won 12 7 4 July Ballymore, Brisbane
Australian Capital Territory Won 22 4 6 July Canberra
AUSTRALIA Lost 9 33 10 July Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney

Touring party[edit]




  • Steve Jones, ed. (1983). Rothmans Rugby Yearbook 1983–84. Rothmans Publications Ltd & Queen Anne Press. pp. 55–60. ISBN 0-356-09731-5.