History of rugby union matches between Ireland and New Zealand

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The New Zealand All Blacks first played against Ireland in 1905, beating them 15–0 at Lansdowne Road, Dublin. The two teams have played a total of 28 Test matches, with the All Blacks winning 27 of them. The remaining match resulted in a draw. The draw was in 1973 where Ireland and New Zealand drew 10-10 with Ireland scoring 2 penalties and a try, to the All Blacks 2 tries and 1 conversion (A try was four points in 1973). During the 2012 Irish Tour of New Zealand, New Zealand won all 3 tests having scored 124 points to Ireland's 29. This tour also saw New Zealand score the biggest winning margin against Ireland in their History. This was due to the 60-0 win New Zealand achieved in the 3rd Test on the 23 June 2012.[1][2]

Overall summary[edit]

Details Played Won by  New Zealand Won by  Ireland Drawn All Blacks points Ireland points
In Ireland 15 14 0 1 348 139
In New Zealand 12 12 0 0 421 152
Neutral venue 1 1 0 0 43 19
Overall 28 27 0 1 812 310

Results[edit]

No. Date Venue Score Victor Comments
28 24 November 2013 Aviva Stadium, Dublin 22 – 24  New Zealand 2013 Autumn International
27 23 June 2012 Waikato Stadium, Hamilton 60 – 0  New Zealand 2012 Ireland rugby union tour of New Zealand
26 16 June 2012 Rugby League Park, Christchurch 22 – 19  New Zealand
25 9 June 2012 Eden Park, Auckland 42 – 10  New Zealand
24 20 November 2010 Aviva Stadium, Dublin 18 – 38  New Zealand 2010 Autumn International
23 12 June 2010 Yarrow Stadium, New Plymouth 66 – 28  New Zealand 2010 Ireland rugby union tour of New Zealand and Australia
22 15 November 2008 Croke Park, Dublin 3 – 22  New Zealand 2008 Autumn International
21 7 June 2008 Westpac Stadium, Wellington 21 – 11  New Zealand 2008 Ireland rugby union tour of New Zealand and Australia
20 17 June 2006 Eden Park, Auckland 27 – 17  New Zealand 2006 Ireland rugby union tour of New Zealand and Australia
19 10 June 2006 Waikato Stadium, Hamilton 34 – 23  New Zealand
18 12 November 2005 Lansdowne Road, Dublin 7 – 45  New Zealand 2005 New Zealand rugby union tour of Britain and Ireland
17 22 June 2002 Eden Park, Auckland 40 – 8  New Zealand 2002 Ireland rugby union tour of New Zealand
16 15 June 2002 Carisbrook, Dunedin 15 – 6  New Zealand
15 17 November 2001 Lansdowne Road, Dublin 29 – 40  New Zealand
14 15 November 1997 Lansdowne Road, Dublin 15 – 63  New Zealand 1997 New Zealand rugby union tour of Britain and Ireland
13 27 May 1995 Ellis Park, Johannesburg 19 – 43  New Zealand 1995 Rugby World Cup
12 6 June 1992 Athletic Park, Wellington 59 – 6  New Zealand 1992 Ireland rugby union tour of New Zealand
11 30 May 1992 Carisbrook, Dunedin 24 – 21  New Zealand
10 18 November 1989 Lansdowne Road, Dublin 6 – 23  New Zealand 1989 New Zealand rugby union tour
9 4 November 1978 Lansdowne Road, Dublin 6 – 10  New Zealand 1978 New Zealand rugby union tour of Britain and Ireland
8 5 June 1976 Athletic Park, Wellington 11 – 3  New Zealand 1976 Ireland rugby union tour of New Zealand and Fiji
7 23 November 1974 Lansdowne Road, Dublin 6 – 15  New Zealand 1974 New Zealand rugby union tour of Ireland, Wales and England
6 20 January 1973 Lansdowne Road, Dublin 10 – 10 Draw 1972–73 New Zealand rugby union tour of Britain, Ireland, France and North America
5 7 December 1963 Lansdowne Road, Dublin 5 – 6  New Zealand 1963–64 New Zealand rugby union tour of Britain, Ireland, France and North America
4 9 January 1954 Lansdowne Road, Dublin 3 – 14  New Zealand 1953–54 New Zealand rugby union tour of Britain, Ireland, France and North America
3 7 December 1935 Lansdowne Road, Dublin 9 – 17  New Zealand 1935–36 New Zealand rugby union tour of Britain, Ireland and Canada
2 1 November 1924 Lansdowne Road, Dublin 0 – 6  New Zealand 1924–25 New Zealand rugby union tour of Britain, Ireland and France
1 25 November 1905 Lansdowne Road, Dublin 0 – 15  New Zealand The Original All Blacks

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "New Zealand 60 Ireland 0". Daily Telegraph. 23 June 2012. Retrieved 28 June 2012. 
  2. ^ "As it happened: New Zealand 60-0 Ireland". RTÉ Sport. 23 June 2012. Retrieved 2 July 2012. 

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