1999 Italy rugby union tour of South Africa

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1999 Italy tour in South Africa
Type P W D L
Total: 4 0 0 4
Test match: 2 0 0 2
Opp. P W D L
 South Africa 2 0 0 2
Statistics against Test match opponents

The 1999 Italy rugby union tour of South Africa was a series of matches played in June 1999 in South Africa by Italy national rugby union team, to prepare the 1999 Rugby World Cup It was an infamous tour, and after that, the Coach of "Azzurri" , Georges Coste, that only one year before lead the team to his best results in the story, was fired.


Scores and results list Italy's points tally first.

Opposing Team For Against Date Venue Status
South West Districts 10 47 8 June 1999 George Tour match
South Africa 3 74 12 June 1999 Boet Erasmus, Port Elizabeth Test Match
Boland 17 45 15 June 1999 Wellington Tour match
South Africa 0 101 19 June 1999 Kings Park, Durban Test Match


  • Mick Cleary, ed. (2000). Rothmans Rugby Union Yearbook 2000–01. Headline. 
  • Francesco Volpe, Valerio Vecchiarelli, ed. (2000). 2000. Italia in meta. Storia della nazionale di rugby dagli albori al Sei nazioni. GS Editrice. ISBN 978-8-8873-7440-7.