2003 Wales rugby union tour of Australasia

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2003 Wales tour in Australasia
Type P W D L
Total: 2 0 0 2
Test match: 2 0 0 2
Opp. P W D L
 Australia 1 0 0 1
 New Zealand 1 0 0 1
Statistics against Test match opponents

The 2003 Wales rugby union tour of Australasia was a series of matches played in June 2003 in Australia and New Zealand by Wales national rugby union team to prepare the 2003 Rugby World Cup.

Wale lost both test matches.

The Test with Australia[edit]

14 June 2003
 Australia 30–10  Wales
Try: Grey, Latham, Paul, Sailor 2
Con: Roff
Pen: Flatley
Try: Robinson
Con: S.Jones
Pen: S.Jones
Stadium Australia, Sydney
Attendance: 64,000
Referee: Mark Lawrence South Africa

Australia: Chris Latham, 14.Wendell Sailor, 13.Morgan Turinui, 12.Steve Kefu, 11.Joe Roff, 10.Elton Flatley, 9.George Gregan (c), 8.Bill Young, 7.Jeremy Paul, 6.Patricio Noriega, 5.Nathan Sharpe, 4.David Lyons, 3.David Giffin, 2.Phil Waugh, 1.Toutai Kefu, – replacements: 16.Brendan Cannon, 17.Ben Darwin, 18.Dan Vickerman, 19.Daniel Heenan, 20.Chris Whitaker, 21.Nathan Grey, 22.Lote Tuqiri
Wales: 15.Rhys Williams, 14.Mark Jones, 13.Jamie Robinson, 12.Mark Taylor, 11.Tom Shanklin, 10.Stephen Jones, 9.Gareth Cooper, 8.Colin Charvis, 7.Martyn Williams (c), 6.Jonathan Thomas, 5.Robert Sidoli, 4.Gareth Llewellyn, 3.Gethin Jenkins, 2.Robin McBryde, 1.Iestyn Thomas, – replacements: 16.Mefin Davies, 19.Alix PophamNo entry: 17.Ben Evans, 20.Dwayne Peel, 21.Ceri Sweeney, 22.Gavin Henson

The Test with All Blacks[edit]

21 June 2003
 New Zealand 55–3  Wales
Try: Carter, Howlett
Mealamu, Meeuws
Rokocoko 2
Spencer, Umaga
Con: Steven Jones
Waikato Stadium, Hamilton
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: Daniel Lewis Republic of Ireland

New Zealand: Mils Muliaina, 14.Doug Howlett, 13.Tana Umaga, 12.Dan Carter, 11.Joe Rokocoko, 10.Carlos Spencer, 9.Steve Devine, 8.Carl Hoeft, 7.Keven Mealamu, 6.Kees Meeuws, 5.Chris Jack, 4.Reuben Thorne (c), 3.Ali Williams, 2.Marty Holah, 1.Jerry Collins, – replacements: 18.Brad ThornNo entry : 16.Anton Oliver, 17.Dave Hewett, 19.Richie McCaw, 20.Byron Kelleher, 21.Aaron Mauger, 22.Caleb Ralph
Wales: 15.Rhys Williams, 14.Mark Jones, 13.Jamie Robinson, 12.Mark Taylor, 11.Tom Shanklin, 10.Stephen Jones, 9.Gareth Cooper, 8.Colin Charvis, 7.Martyn Williams (c), 6.Dafydd Jones, 5.Gareth Llewellyn, 4.Robert Sidoli, 3.Gethin Jenkins, 2.Robin McBryde, 1.Iestyn Thomas, – replacements: 16.Mefin Davies, 18.Chris Wyatt, 19.Jonathan Thomas, 20.Dwayne Peel, 21.Ceri Sweeney, 22.Gavin HensonNo entry: 17.Ben Evans

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