1976 Australia rugby union tour of Europe
|1976 Australia rugby union tour of Europe|
|Manager||J. G. Bain|
|Tour captain(s)||Geoff Shaw|
The 1976 Australia rugby union tour of Europe was a series of ten matches played by the Australia national rugby union team (the Wallabies) in France and Italy in October and November 1976. The Wallabies won four and lost six of their matches; they lost both of their international matches against France in Bordeaux and Paris but won the international against Italy.
Australia did not award full international caps for the match against Italy while Italy did. The match was played at Arena Civica in Milan and was narrowly won by the Australians by one point, 16-15.
- Scores and results list Australia's points tally first.
|Selection Française||17||15||6 October||Toulon|
|Selection Française||14||15||10 October||Narbonne|
|Selection Française||6||10||13 October||Clermont-Ferrand|
|Selection Française||15||9||17 October||Périgueux|
|Selection Française||7||16||20 October||Tarbes|
|FRANCE||15||18||24 October||Parc Lescure, Bordeaux|
|Selection Française||12||6||26 October||La Rochelle|
|FRANCE||6||34||30 October||Parc des Princes, Paris|
|Selection Française||7||25||1 November||Bourg-en-Bresse|
|Italy||16||15||4 November||Arena Civica, Milan|
- Vivian Jenkins, ed. (1977). Rothmans Rugby Yearbook 1977–78. Queen Anne Press. pp. 33–39. ISBN 0-354-09020-8.
- nor capped for Australian Rugby Union
- "I rugbisti azzurri perdono per un punto" [Azzurri lost just by one] (PDF). La Stampa (in Italian). Turin. 1976-11-05. p. 19. Retrieved 2015-02-13.
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