2005 mid-year rugby union internationals

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The 2005 mid-year rugby union tests (also known as the Summer Internationals in the Northern Hemisphere) refers to the Rugby union Test matches played during between May and July in 2005. It will coincide with the 2005 British and Irish Lions tour to New Zealand, playing a 3-test tour against New Zealand. Wales toured North America, playing against Canada and the United States, while Ireland played two tests against Japan.

Scotland played one test against Romania due to the Lions tour, while Italy played two tests against Argentina and a single test against Australia. France toured South Africa for two tests before playing a single test against Australia. Ahead of the Lions series, New Zealand played Fiji as a warm-up, while Australia warmed-up against Samoa ahead of the French and Italian clashes. In addition to these two tier 2 sides, Japan played Argentina and Uruaguy losing both matches before the Irish test series.

Overview[edit]

Series[edit]

Tour Result Victor
New Zealand v British & Irish Lions test series 3–0  New Zealand
South Africa v France test series 1–0  South Africa
Japan v Ireland test series 0–2  Ireland
Argentina v Italy test series 1–1 Drawn

Other tours[edit]

Team/Tour Opponents
Barbarians tour  Scotland (W) -  England (L)
Welsh tour  United States (W) -  Canada (W)
Japan tour  Uruguay (L) -  Argentina (L)

Matches[edit]

Week 1[edit]

16 April 2005
16:00 UYT (UTC-3)
Uruguay  24–18  Japan
Try: Dugonjic
Castillo (3)
Con: Castillo (2/2)
Report Try: Loamanu
Ohata
Con: Morita (1/2)
Pen: Morita (1)
Drop: Morita (1)

Week 2[edit]

23 April 2005
15:00 ART (UTC-03)
Argentina  68–36  Japan
Try: Albina
Ayerza
Bosch
Genoud (2)
Higgs (2)
Leguizamón
Penalty try
Con: JF Miranda (2)
Todeschini (5)
Pen: Todeschini (3)
Report Try: Motoki
Ohata
Onozawa
Tachikawa
Con: Morita (2/4)
Pen: Morita (3)
Drop: Morita (1)

Week 3[edit]

23 May 2005
20:00 BST (UTC+01)
British and Irish Lions 25–25  Argentina
Try: Smith
Con: Wilkinson (1/1)
Pen: Wilkinson (6)
Report Try: Piossek
Con: Todeschini (1/1)
Pen: Todeschini (6)
Millennium Stadium
Attendance: 61,569
Referee: Stuart Dickinson (Australia)


28 May 2005
14:30 BST (UTC+01)
England  39–52 Barbarians
Report

Week 4[edit]

4 June 2005
15:00 EDT (UTC-04)
United States  3–77  Wales
Report

5 June 2005
19:00 EEST (UTC+03)
Romania  19–39  Scotland
Report
Stadionul Dinamo, Bucharest
Attendance: 3,000
Referee: Dave Pearson (England)

Week 5[edit]

10 June 2005
19:10 NZST (UTC+12)
New Zealand  91–0  Fiji
Try: Carter
Howlett (2)
Mauger
Mealamu
Muliaina
Sivivatu (4)
Somerville
So'oialo
Umaga
Williams
Con: Carter (5)
Mauger (3)
Report
North Harbour Stadium, Auckland
Attendance: 23,533
Referee: Nigel Whitehouse (Wales)

11 June 2005
15:00 SAST (UTC+02)
South Africa  134–3  Uruguay
Report
Kings Park Stadium, Durban
Attendance: 9,800
Referee: Donal Courtney (Ireland)

11 June 2005
15:00 AEST (UTC+10)
Australia  74–7  Samoa
Report
Stadium Australia, Sydney
Attendance: 38,556
Referee: Lyndon Bray (New Zealand)

11 June 2005
15:00 EDT (UTC-04)
Canada  3–60  Wales
Report

11 June 2005
18:10 ART (UTC-03)
Argentina  35–21  Italy
Try: Arbizu
Todeschini
Con: Todeschini (2/2)
Pen: Todeschini (7)
Report Pen: Peens (6)
Drop: Peens

12 June 2005
14:13 JST (UTC+9)
Japan  12–44  Ireland
Report
Nagai Stadium, Osaka
Attendance: 12,108
Referee: Nigel Owens (Wales)

Week 6[edit]

17 June 2005
20:10 ART (UTC-03)
Argentina  29–30  Italy
Try: Bouza
Stortoni
Con: Todeschini (2/2)
Pen: Todeschini (5)
Report Try: Canale
Parisse
Pez
Con: Peens (3/3)
Pen: Peens (3)

18 June 2005
15:00 SAST (UTC+02)
South Africa  30–30  France
Try: de Villiers
Habana (2)
Con: Montgomery (3/3)
Pen: Montgomery (2)
Drop: Montgomery
Report Try: Bonnaire
Candelon
Nyanga
Papé
Con: Élissalde (2/4)
Pen: Élissalde (1)
Drop: Michalak
Kings Park Stadium, Durban
Attendance: 50,419
Referee: Alan Lewis (Ireland)

19 June 2005
14:06 JST (UTC+9)
Japan  18–47  Ireland
Report

Week 7[edit]

25 June 2005
15:00 SAST (UTC+02)
South Africa  27–13  France
Try: de Villiers
Habana (2)
Con: Montgomery (3/3)
Pen: Montgomery (2)
Report Try: Michalak
Con: Michalak
Pen: Michalak
Yachvili
EPRU Stadium, Port Elizabeth
Attendance: 35,000
Referee: Donal Courtney (Ireland)

25 June 2005
15:00 AEST (UTC+10)
Australia  69–21  Italy
Try: Chisholm
Giteau
Gregan
Lyons
Paul
Sailor
Rogers
Tuqiri (4)
Con: Giteau (6)
Mortlock
Report Try: Bergamasco
Lo Cicero
Mannato
Con: Peens (3/3)
Docklands Stadium, Melbourne
Attendance: 26,520
Referee: Alan Lewis (Ireland)

25 June 2005
19:00 NZST (UTC+12)
New Zealand  21–3 British and Irish Lions
Try: Sivivatu
Williams
Con: Carter (1/2)
Pen: Carter (3)
Report Pen: Wilkinson (1)
Jade Stadium, Christchurch
Attendance: 37,200
Referee: Joël Jutge (France)

Week 8[edit]

2 July 2005
14:00 MDT (UTC-06)
Canada  22–15  Argentina
Report
Kingsland, Calgary
Attendance: 2,173
Referee: Rob Dickson (Scotland)

2 July 2005
AEST (UTC+10)
Australia  37–31  France
Try: Larkham
Latham
Paul
Sailor
Turinui (2)
Con: Giteau
Rogers
Pen: Giteau
Report Try: Candelon
Heymans
Laharrague
Traille
Con: Élissalde (4/4)
Pen: Élissalde (1)
Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane
Attendance: 50,826
Referee: Nigel Williams (Wales)

2 July 2005
19:00 NZST (UTC+12)
New Zealand  48–18 British and Irish Lions
Try: Carter (2)
McCaw
Sivivatu
Umaga
Con: Carter (4/5)
Pen: Carter (5)
Try: Easterby
Thomas
Con: Wilkinson (1/2)
Pen: Wilkinson (2)
Westpac Stadium, Wellington
Attendance: 39,800
Referee: Andrew Cole (Australia)

Week 9[edit]

9 July 2005
19:00 NZST (UTC+12)
New Zealand  38–19 British and Irish Lions
Try: Gear
Smith
Umaga (2)
Williams
Con: McAlister (5/5)
Pen: McAlister (1)
Try: moody
Con: S Jones (1/1)
Pen: S Jones (4)
Eden Park, Auckland
Attendance: 48,533
Referee: Jonathan Kaplan (South Africa)

9 July 2005
20:00 AEST (UTC+10)
Australia  30–12  South Africa
Try: Giteau (2)
Larkham
Mitchell
Rogers
Con: Giteau
Pen: Giteau
Report Pen: Montgomery (4)
Stadium Australia, Sydney
Attendance: 61,534
Referee: Kelvin Deaker (New Zealand)

Week 10[edit]

23 July 2005
15:00 SAST (UTC+02)
South Africa  33–20  Australia
Try: de Villiers
Fourie
Habana
Con: Montgomery (3/3
Pen: Montgomery (4)
Report Try: Larkham
Lyons
Paul
Con: Mortlock
Pen: Giteau
Ellis Park Stadium, Johannesburg
Attendance: 60,4486
Referee: Steve Walsh (New Zealand)

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