1985 Fiji rugby union tour of British Isles

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1985 Fiji tour in British Isles
Type P W D L
Total: 10 5 0 5
Test match: 2 2 0 0
Opp. P W D L
 IrelandXV[1] 1 0 0 1
 Wales 1 0 0 1
Statistics against Test match opponents

The 1985 Fiji rugby union tour of British Isles was a series of matches played in October 1985 in Wales, Ireland and England by Fiji national rugby union team.

Results[edit]

9 October 1985
Cross Keys 12 - 26 Fiji XV
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Crosskeys
Referee: Gareth Simmonds (Wales-WRU)

12 October 1985
Cardiff 31 - 15 Fiji XV
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Cardiff
Referee: Winston Jones (Wales-WRU)

16 October 1985
Swansea 14 - 23 Fiji XV
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Swansea
Referee: D. Hughes (Wales-WRU)

19 October 1985
Ireland XV Ireland 16 - 15  Fiji
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Lansdowne Road, Dublin
Referee: W. Bevan (Wales-WRU)
Ireland XV Fiji
Hugo MacNeill FB 15 FB Epeli Turuva
Michael Kiernan W 14 W Jimi Damu
Brendan Mullin C 13 C Sanivalati Laulau
John Hewitt C 12 C Tomasi Cama
Keith Crossan W 11 W Serupepeli Tuvula
Paul Dean FH 10 FH Acura Niuqila
Michael Bradley SH 9 SH Paula Nawalu
Brian Spillane N8 8 N8 Esala Teleni (capt.)
William Sexton F 7 F Peceli Gale
Philip Matthews F 6 F Iokimi Finau
Willie Anderson L 5 L Asaeli Hughes
Donal Lenihan L 4 L Koli Rokoroi
JJ McCoy P 3 P Rusiate Namoro
Ciaran Fitzgerald (capt.) H 2 H Epali Rakai
Phil Orr P 1 P Sairusi Naituku

23 October 1985
Ulster 23 - 9 Fiji XV
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Belfast
Referee: K. McCartney (Scotland-SRU)

26 October 1985
Connacht 6 - 7 Fiji XV
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Galway
Referee: D.W. Mathews (England-RFU)

30 October 1985
Newport 6 - 7 Fiji XV
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Newport
Referee: R. Jones (Wales-WRU)

2 November 1985
London Welsh 6 - 22 Fiji XV
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London
Referee: Ken Rowlands (Wales-WRU)

5 November 1985
Llanelli 31 - 28 Fiji XV
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Llanelli
Referee: L. Peard (Wales-WRU)

9 November 1985
Wales  40 - 3  Fiji
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National Stadium, Cardiff
Referee: Stephen R Hilditch (Ireland-IRFU)
Wales Fiji
Paul Thorburn FB 15 FB Jimi Damu
Mark Titley W 14 W Mosese Nabati
Rob Ackerman C 13 C Sanivalati Laulau
Bleddyn Bowen C 12 C Tomasi Cama
Adrian Hadley W 11 W Serupepeli Tuvula
Jonathan Davies FH 10 FH Acura Niuqila
Terry Holmes (capt.) SH 9 SH Paula Nawalu
Phil Davies N8 8 N8 Esala Teleni (capt.)
Dai Pickering F 7 F Peceli Gale
Mark Davies F 6 F Iokimi Finau
Bob Norster L 5 L Asaeli Hughes
John Perkins L 4 L Koli Rokoroi
Ian Eidman P 3 P Rusiate Namoro
Billy James H 2 H Epali Rakai
Jeff Whitefoot P 1 P Peni Volavola
Replacements
Ray Giles SH 16 FB Jone Kubu

References[edit]

  • Stephen Jones, ed. (1986). Rothmans Rugby Union Yearbook 1986-87. Queen Anne Press. 

Note[edit]

  1. ^ Non considered as official test match by IRFU