2002 New Zealand rugby union tour of Europe

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2002 New Zealand tour in England, France and Wales
Type P W D L
Total: 3 1 1 1
Test match: 3 1 1 1
Opp. P W D L
 England 1 0 0 1
 France 1 0 1 0
 Wales 1 1 0 0
Statistics against Test match opponents

The 2002 New Zealand rugby union tour of Europe was a series of matches played in November 2002 in England, France and Wales by New Zealand national rugby union team.

Results[edit]

Against England[1][edit]

9 November 2002
 England 31–28  New Zealand
Try: Cohen, Moody, Wilkinson
Con: Wilkinson 2
Pen: Wilkinson 3
Drop: Wilkinson
Try: Howlett, Lee, Lomu 2
Con: Blair 2, Mehrtens 2
Twickenham, London
Attendance: 75,000
Referee: Jonathan Kaplan South Africa

England: 15.Jason Robinson, 14.James Simpson-Daniel, 13.Will Greenwood, 12.Mike Tindall, 11.Ben Cohen, 10.Jonny Wilkinson, 9.Matt Dawson, 8.Lawrence Dallaglio, 7.Richard Hill, 6.Lewis Moody, 5.Danny Grewcock, 4.Martin Johnson (capt.), 3.Phil Vickery, 2.Steve Thompson, 1.Trevor Woodman, – replacements: 16.Mark Regan, 17.Jason Leonard, 18.Ben Kay, 19.Neil Back, 20.Austin Healey, 21.Ben Johnston, 22.Tim Stimpson
New Zealand: 15.Ben Blair, 14.Doug Howlett, 13.Tana Umaga, 12.Keith Lowen, 11.Jonah Lomu, 10.Carlos Spencer, 9.Steve Devine, 8.Sam Broomhall, 7.Marty Holah, 6.Taine Randell (capt.), 5.Keith Robinson, 4.Ali Williams, 3.Kees Meeuws, 2.Andrew Hore, 1.Joe McDonnell, – replacements: 16.Keven Mealamu, 17.Carl Hayman, 18.Brad Mika, 19.Rodney So'oialo, 20.Danny Lee, 21.Andrew Mehrtens, 22.Mark Robinson

Against France[2][edit]

16 November 2002
 France 20–20  New Zealand
Try: Brusque, Magne
Con: Gelez 2
Pen: Gelez 2
Try: Meeuws, Umaga
Con: Mehrtens 2
Pen: Mehrtens 2
Stade de France, Paris
Referee: Scott Young Australia

France: Nicolas Brusque, Vincent Clerc, Thomas Castaignede, Damien Traille, Cedric Heymans, Francois Gelez, Fabien Galthie (capt.), Imanol Harinordoquy, Olivier Magne, Serge Betsen, Olivier Brouzet, Fabien Pelous, Pieter de Villiers, Raphael Ibanez, Jean-Jacques Crenca, – replacements: Sebastien ChabalNo entry : 16.Sylvain Marconnet, 17.Jean-Baptiste Rue, 19.Thibault Privat, 20.Gerald Merceron, 21.Xavier Garbajosa, 22.Dimitri Yachvili
New Zealand: 15.Christian Cullen, 14.Doug Howlett, 13.Tana Umaga, 12.Mark Robinson, 11.Jonah Lomu, 10.Andrew Mehrtens, 9.Danny Lee, 8.Sam Broomhall, 7.Marty Holah, 6.Taine Randell (capt.), 5.Brad Mika, 4.Ali Williams, 3.Kees Meeuws Temporarily suspended, 2.Andrew Hore, 1.Joe McDonnell, – replacements: 17.Carl Hayman, 18.Keith RobinsonNo entry: 16.Keven Mealamu, 19.Rodney So'oialo, 20.Steve Devine, 21.Paul Steinmetz, 22.Ben Blair

Against Wales[3][edit]

23 November 2002
 Wales 17–43  New Zealand
Try: Robinson, 1 penalty try
Con: Harris, S: Jones
Pen: S.Jones
Try: Howlett 2, King, Meeuws
Con: Mehrtens 4
Pen: Mehrtens 5
Millennium, Cardiff
Attendance: 69,000
Referee: Tappe Henning South Africa

Wales: Rhys Williams, Mark Jones, Jamie Robinson, Sonny Parker, Gareth Thomas, Stephen Jones, Dwayne Peel, Colin Charvis (capt.), Martyn Williams, Dafydd Jones, Gareth Llewellyn, Robert Sidoli, Ben Evans, Robin McBryde, Iestyn Thomas, – replacements: Gethin Jenkins, Michael Owen, Iestyn Harris, Richard Parks, Ryan PowellNo entry : 16.Mefin Davies, 19.Richard Parks, 20.Ryan Powell
New Zealand: 15.Ben Blair, 14.Doug Howlett, 13.Regan King, 12.Tana Umaga, 11.Jonah Lomu, 10.Andrew Mehrtens, 9.Steve Devine, 8.Rodney So'oialo, 7.Dan Braid, 6.Taine Randell (capt.), 5.Ali Williams, 4.Keith Robinson, 3.Carl Hayman, 2.Keven Mealamu, 1.Tony Woodcock, – replacements: 17.Kees Meeuws, 18.Brad Mika, 19.Marty Holah, 19.Marty Holah, 21.Paul Steinmetz, 22.Mark RobinsonNo entry: 16.Andrew Hore, 20.Danny Lee


References and notes[edit]

  1. ^ "England 31 – 28 New Zealand". The Guardian. 10 November 2002. Retrieved 15 May 2013. 
  2. ^ "France 20 – 20 New Zealand". The Guardian. 18 November 2002. Retrieved 15 May 2013. 
  3. ^ "Wales 17 – 43 New Zealand". The Guardian. 24 November 2002. Retrieved 15 May 2013.