1976 Japan rugby union tour of Europe

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1976 Japan rugby union tour of Europe
Summary
P W D L
Total
9 2 0 7
Test match
3 0 0 3
Opponent
P W D L
 Scotland XV
1 0 0 1
 England U-23
1 0 0 1
 Italy
1 0 0 1

The 1976 Japan rugby union tour of Europe was a series of ten matches played by the Japan national rugby union team in the United Kingdom and Italy in September and October 1976. Japan won three and lost seven of their ten matches. They lost all three of the matches against international representative teams; a Scottish XV, England under-23 and Italy.

Matches[edit]

Scores and results list Japan's points tally first.
Opponent For Against Date Venue
Gloucestershire 10 62 22 September Kingsholm, Gloucester
Scottish XV 9 34 25 September Murrayfield, Edinburgh
English Students XV 21 16 29 September Edge Hall Road, Orrell
Combined Services 21 23 2 October Devonport
Cambridge University 38 35 6 October Cambridge
Combined Welsh Clubs 9 63 9 October St. Helen's, Swansea
Oxford University 37 0 13 October Oxford
ENGLAND UNDER-23 15 58 16 October Twickenham London
Italy Under-21 30 31 19 October L'Aquila
Italy 3 25 21 October Padua

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