1980 Italy rugby union tour of USA, New Zealand and South Pacific
|1980 Italy rugby union tour of USA, New Zealand and South Pacific|
|Junior All Blacks||
The 1980 Italy rugby union tour of USA and Pacific Ocean was a series of matches played between June and July 1980 in USA, South Pacific Islands and New Zealand by the Italian rugby union team.
It was the first Italian team tour to New Zealand and followed 7 years after the tour in South Africa in 1973.
Italy lost six matches and won three.
Scores and results list Italy's points tally first.
|Grizzlies (Pacific Coast RU)||9||18||11 June 1980||Long Beach||Tour match|
|Fiji||3||16||14 June 1980||Suva||Test match|
|Nelson Bays||9||13||21 June 1980||Nelson||Tour match|
|Wairarapa Bush||13||9||25 June 1980||Masterton||Tour match|
|Taranaki||9||30||28 June 1980||New Plymouth||Tour match|
|Horowhenua||21||12||2 July 1980||Levin||Tour match|
|Junior All Blacks||12||30||5 July 1980||Auckland||Test match|
|Cook Islands||6||15||5 July 1980||Avarua||Test match|
|Tahiti||74||0||8 July 1980||Papeete||Tour match|
- (Italian) Valerio Vecchiarelli, Francesco Volpe, 2000, Italia in meta, GS editore, 2000.
- Capped test-match for Italian Rugby Federation