1983 New Zealand rugby union tour of Scotland and England

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1983 New Zealand tour in Scotland and England
Type P W D L
Total: 8 5 1 2
Test match: 2 0 1 1
Opp. P W D L
 Scotland 1 0 1 0
 England 1 0 0 1
Statistics against Test match opponents

The 1983 New Zealand rugby union tour of Britain was a series of eight matches played by the New Zealand national rugby union team (the All Blacks) in Scotland and England in October and November 1983. New Zealand won five of their eight games, drew one and lost the other two. They won neither of the two international matches, drawing with Scotland and losing to England. In the non-international fixtures they also suffered a defeat by the English Midlands Division invitational team.

Matches[edit]

Scores and results list New Zealand's points tally first.
Opposing Team For Against Date Venue
Edinburgh 22 6 26 October Myreside, Edinburgh
South of Scotland 30 9 29 October Netherdale, Galashiels
Northern Division 27 21 2 November Gateshead International Stadium, Gateshead
London Division 18 15 5 November Twickenham, London
Midland Division 13 19 8 November Welford Road, Leicester
SCOTLAND 25 25 12 November Murrayfield, Edinburgh
South & South-West Division 18 6 15 November Memorial Ground, Bristol
ENGLAND 9 15 19 November Twickenham, London

Touring party[edit]

Backs[edit]

Forwards[edit]

  • Murray Mexted (Wellington)
  • Geoff Old (Manawatu)
  • Mark Shaw (Manawatu)
  • Jock Hobbs (Canterbury)
  • Frank Shelford (Hawke's Bay)
  • Albert Anderson (Canterbury)
  • Gary Braid (Bay of Plenty)
  • Alastair Robinson (North Auckland)
  • Murray Davie (Canterbury)
  • Scott Crichton (Wellington)
  • Kevin Boroevich (King Country)
  • Brian McGrattan (Wellington)
  • Hika Reid (Bay of Plenty)
  • Brett Wilson (Counties)

References[edit]

Stephen Jones, ed. (1984). Rothmans Rugby Union Yearbook 1984–85. Queen Anne Press. pp. 32–39. ISBN 0-356-10448-6.