2002 Australia rugby union tour

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2002 Australia tour in Argentina, England , Ireland and Italy
Type P W D L
Total: 4 2 0 2
Test match: 4 2 0 2
Opp. P W D L
 Argentina 1 1 0 0
 England 1 0 0 1
 Ireland 1 0 0 1
 Italy 1 1 0 0
Statistics against Test match opponents

The 2002 Australia rugby union tour, also known as the 2002 Wallabies spring tour, was a series of matches played in November 2002 in Argentina, England, Ireland and Italy by the Australia national rugby union team.

The first test : Argentina[edit]

2 November 2002
 Argentina 6–17  Australia
Pen: Contepomi 2
Try: Mortlock
Pen: Burke 3, Flatley
Monumental, Buenos Aires
Attendance: 65,000
Referee: Deaker New Zealand

Argentina: 15.Ignacio Corleto, 14.Jose Nunez Piossek, 13.Jose Orengo, 12.Lisandro Arbizu (capt.), 11.Diego Albanese, 10.Felipe Contepomi, 9.Agustin Pichot, 8.Gonzalo Longo Elia Temporarily suspended, 7.Rolando Martin, 6.Santiago Phelan, 5.Rimas Alvarez Kairelis, 4.Ignacio Fernandez Lobbe, 3.Omar Hasan Jalil, 2.Federico Mendez Azpillaga, 1.Mauricio Reggiardoreplacements: 16.Mario Ledesma Arocena, 17.Roberto Grau, 19.Martin DurandNo entry : 18.Pedro Sporleder. 20.Nicolas Fernandez Miranda, 21.Juan Fernandez Miranda, 22.Gonzalo Camardon
Australia: 15.Mat Rogers, 14.Ben Tune, 13.Matt Burke, 12.Dan Herbert, 11.Stirling Mortlock Temporarily suspended, 10.Stephen Larkham, 9.George Gregan (capt.), 8.Toutai Kefu, 7.George Smith, 6.Matt Cockbain, 5.Justin Harrison, 4.Dan Vickerman, 3.Patricio Noriega, 2.Jeremy Paul, 1.Bill Young, – replacements: 16.Adam Freier, 17.Ben Darwin, 18.David Giffin, 19.David Croft, 20.Chris Whitaker, 21.Elton Flatley, 22.Wendell Sailor

Second Test : Ireland[edit]

9 November 2002
 Ireland 18–9  Australia
Pen: O' Gara 6
Pen: Burke 3
Lansdowne Road, Dublin
Attendance: 49,000
Referee: Steve Walsh Australia

Ireland: 15.Girvan Dempsey, 14.Shane Horgan, 13.Brian O'Driscoll (capt.), 12.Kevin Maggs, 11.Denis Hickie, 10.Ronan O'Gara, 9.Peter Stringer, 8.Anthony Foley, 7.Keith Gleeson, 6.Victor Costello, 5.Malcolm O'Kelly, 4.Gary Longwell, 3.John Hayes, 2.Shane Byrne, 1.Reggie Corriganreplacements: 16.Frankie Sheahan, 18.Leo Cullen, 19.Alan QuinlanNo entry : 17.Marcus Horan20.Guy Easterby
Australia: 15.Matt Burke, 14.Wendell Sailor, 13.Stirling Mortlock, 12.Dan Herbert, 11.Scott Staniforth, 10.Stephen Larkham, 9.George Gregan (capt.), 8.Toutai Kefu, 7.George Smith, 6.Matt Cockbain, 5.David Giffin, 4.Owen Finegan, 3.Patricio Noriega, 2.Adam Freier, 1.Nick Stiles, – replacements: 16.Brendan Cannon, 17.Ben Darwin, 18.Justin Harrison, 19.David CroftNo entry: 20.Chris Whitaker

Third test : England[edit]

16 November 2002
 England 32–31  Australia
Try: Cohen 2
Con: Wilikinson 2
Pen: Wilkinson 6
Try: Flatley 2, sailor
Con: Burke 2
Pen: Burke 4
Twickenham, London
Attendance: 74,000
Referee: Paul Honiss New Zealand

England: 15.Jason Robinson, 14.James Simpson-Daniel, 13.Will Greenwood, 12.Mike Tindall, 11.Ben Cohen, 10.Jonny Wilkinson, 9.Matt Dawson, 8.Richard Hill, 7.Neil Back, 6.Lewis Moody, 5.Ben Kay, 4.Martin Johnson (capt.), 3.Phil Vickery, 2.Steve Thompson, 1.Jason Leonardreplacements: 19.Lawrence Dallaglio, 21.Austin HealeyNo entry : 16.Mark Regan, 17.Robbie Morris, 18.Danny Grewcock, 20.Andy Gomarsall, 22.Tim Stimpson
Australia: 15.Matt Burke, 14.Wendell Sailor, 13.Dan Herbert, 12.Elton Flatley, 11.Stirling Mortlock, 10.Stephen Larkham, 9.George Gregan (capt.), 8.Toutai Kefu, 7.George Smith, 6.Matt Cockbain, 5.Justin Harrison, 4.Dan Vickerman, 3.Patricio Noriega, 2.Jeremy Paul, 1.Bill Young, – replacements: 16.Adam Freier, 17.Ben Darwin, 18.David Giffin, 19.David Croft, 21.Matt GiteauNo entry: 20.Chris Whitaker, 22.Scott Staniforth

Fourth Test: Italy[edit]

23 November 2002
 Italy 3–34  Australia
Pen: Pez
Try: Harrison, Kefu
Mortlock, Staniforth 2
Con: Burke 3
Pen: Burke
Stadio Luigi Ferraris, Genoa
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Pablo De Luca Argentina

Italy: 15.Mirco Bergamasco, 14.Paolo Vaccari, 13.Cristian Stoica, 12.Matteo Barbini, 11.Nicola Mazzucato, 10.Ramiro Pez, 9.Juan Manuel Queirolo, 8.Sergio Parisse, 7.Mauro Bergamasco, 6.Aaron Persico, 5.Marco Bortolami (capt.), 4.Enrico Pavanello, 3.Martin Castrogiovanni, 2.Fabio Ongaro, 1.Andrea Lo Ciceroreplacements: 16.Andrea Moretti, 17.Gianluca Faliva, 18.Mark Giacheri, 19.Gert Peens, 20.Alessandro Troncon, 21.Scott Palmer, 22.Cristian Zanoletti
'Australia: 15.Stirling Mortlock, 14.Wendell Sailor, 13.Matt Burke, 12.Dan Herbert, 11.Scott Staniforth, 10.Elton Flatley, 9.George Gregan (capt.), 8.Toutai Kefu, 7.George Smith, 6.Matt Cockbain, 5.Justin Harrison, 4.Dan Vickerman, 3.Patricio Noriega, 2.Adam Freier, 1.Bill Young, – replacements: 16.Brendan Cannon, 17.Ben Darwin, 18.David Giffin, 19.David Croft, 20.Chris Whitaker, 21.Matt Giteau, 22.Mark BartholomeuszNo entry:

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