2011 Autumn International Series

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2011 (2011) Autumn International Series  ()
Number of teams 3
Host countries  France
 Ireland
 Scotland
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The 2011 Autumn International Series was a series of three rugby league test matches played between France, Ireland and Scotland in 2011. It was a similar format to the Rugby League European Cup which was to next be held in 2012. The series included the first test match between Ireland and Scotland since the two teams gained test status.[1]

Teams[edit]

Team Coach Captain RLIF Rank
France France England Bobbie Goulding Olivier Elima 5
Ireland Ireland England Mark Aston Scott Grix 11
Scotland Scotland England Steve McCormack Ian Henderson 10

Scotland vs Ireland[edit]

16 October 2011
2:00pm (BST)
Scotland  26–6  Ireland
Tries: Scott (2),
Hurst,
J. Barlow,
Coupar
Goals: Hurst (1/2),
Scott (2/3)
report Tries: Finn
Goals: Finn (1/1)

France vs Scotland[edit]

29 October 2011
3:00pm (BST)
France  46–10  Scotland
Tries: Chisholm (3),
Baile (2),
Duport,
Bosc,
Pala
Goals: Bosc (7/8)
report Tries: Arnot,
Hellewell
Goals: Scott (1/2)

Ireland vs France[edit]

This will be the first international at Thomond Park.[3]

5 November 2011
5:00pm (GMT)
Ireland  16–34  France
[citation needed]

Other Matches[edit]

Ireland also lost to Wales 6–30 and France lost to England 18–32. Both Wales and England were preparing for the Four Nations.[4][5] France also lost to the England Knights 18–38.[6][7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d France, Scotland and Ireland in Autumn Test Series rlef.eu.com, 1 July 2011
  2. ^ "France vs. Scotland". rugbyleagueproject.org. Shawn Dollin, Andrew Ferguson and Bill Bates. Retrieved 19 January 2014. 
  3. ^ Ireland Host France in First Ever Rugby League International in Thomond Park limerick.ie
  4. ^ Wales 30 Ireland 6 rlef.eu.com, 22 October 2011
  5. ^ France 18 England 32 rlef.eu.com, 21 October 2011
  6. ^ England Knights run in seven tries as they beat France 38–18 demotix.com, 15 October 2011
  7. ^ France Prepare for Scotland Test rlef.eu.com, 27 October 2011

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