2006 Ireland rugby union tour of New Zealand and Australia

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2006 Ireland rugby union tour of New Zealand and Australia
Manager Eddie O'Sullivan
Tour captain(s) Brian O'Driscoll
Summary
P W D L
Total
3 0 0 3
Test match
3 0 0 3
Opponent
P W D L
 New Zealand
2 0 0 2
 Australia
1 0 0 1

The 2006 Ireland rugby union tour of South Africa was a series of matches played in June 2006 in South Africa by Ireland national rugby union team.

First Test with All Blacks[edit]

10 June 2006
19:35
New Zealand  34–23  Ireland
Tries: Doug Howlett, Mils Muliaina, Troy Flavell
Con: Luke McAlister (2)
Pen: Luke McAlister (5)
Report[1] Tries: Brian O'Driscoll, Andrew Trimble
Con: Ronan O'Gara (2)
Pen: Ronan O'Gara (3)
Waikato Stadium, Hamilton
Attendance: 29,850
Referee: Stuart Dickinson Australia

New Zealand: 15.Mils Muliaina, 14.Doug Howlett, 13.Ma'a Nonu, 12.Aaron Mauger, 11.Joe Rokocoko, 10.Luke McAlister, 9.Byron Kelleher, 8.Rodney So'oialo, 7.Richie McCaw (capt.), 6.Marty Holah, 5.Greg Rawlinson, 4.Chris Jack, 3.Carl Hayman, 2.Keven Mealamu, 1.Clarke Dermody, – replacements: 17.Neemia Tialata, 18.Troy Flavell, 19.Jerome Kaino, 20.Jimmy CowanNo entry : 16.Anton Oliver, 21.David Hill, 22.Scott Hamilton
Ireland: 15.Geordan Murphy, 14.Shane Horgan, 13.Brian O'Driscoll (capt.), 12.Gordon D'Arcy, 11.Andrew Trimble, 10.Ronan O'Gara, 9.Peter Stringer, 8.Denis Leamy, 7.David Wallace, 6.Neil Best, 5.Paul O'Connell, 4.Donncha O'Callaghan, 3.John Hayes, 2.Jerry Flannery, 1.Marcus Horan, – replacements: 16.Rory Best, 17.Bryan Young, 18.Mick O'Driscoll, 19.Keith Gleeson, 20.Isaac Boss, 21.Denis Hickie, 22.Girvan Dempsey

Second Test with All Blacks[edit]

17 June 2006
New Zealand  27–17  Ireland
Tries: Clarke Dermody, Byron Kelleher, Luke McAlister
Con: Luke McAlister (3)
Pen: Luke McAlister (2)
Report[2] Tries: Jerry Flannery, Paul O'Connell
Con: Ronan O'Gara (2)
Pen: Ronan O'Gara
Eden Park, Auckland
Attendance: 45,000
Referee: Jonathan Kaplan South Africa

New Zealand: 15.Mils Muliaina, 14.Doug Howlett, 13.Casey Laulala, 12.Aaron Mauger, 11.Joe Rokocoko, 10.Luke McAlister, 9.Byron Kelleher, 8.Rodney So'oialo, 7.Richie McCaw (capt.), 6.Jerome Kaino, 5.Troy Flavell, 4.Chris Jack, 3.Carl Hayman, 2.Keven Mealamu, 1.Clarke Dermody, – replacements: 16.Andrew Hore, 17.Neemia Tialata, 18.Greg Rawlinson, 19.Craig Newby, 20.Jimmy Cowan, 21.David Hill, 22.Ma'a Nonu
Ireland: 15.Geordan Murphy, 14.Shane Horgan, 13.Brian O'Driscoll (capt.), 12.Gordon D'Arcy, 11.Andrew Trimble, 10.Ronan O'Gara, 9.Peter Stringer, 8.Denis Leamy, 7.David Wallace, 6.Neil Best, 5.Paul O'Connell, 4.Donncha O'Callaghan, 3.John Hayes, 2.Jerry Flannery, 1.Marcus Horan, – replacements: 16.Rory Best, 17.Bryan Young, 18.Mick O'Driscoll, 19.Keith Gleeson, 20.Isaac Boss, 21.Denis Hickie, 22.Girvan Dempsey

Test against Wallabies[edit]

24 June 2006
18:00
Australia  37–15  Ireland
Tries: Chris Latham, Mark Gerrard, Greg Holmes, George Gregan, Cameron Shepherd
Con: Stirling Mortlock (3)
Pen: Stirling Mortlock (2)
Report[3] Tries: Ronan O'Gara, Neil Best
Con: Ronan O'Gara
Pen: Ronan O'Gara
Subiaco Oval, Perth
Attendance: 38,200
Referee: Kelvin Deaker New Zealand

Australia: 15.Chris Latham, 14.Mark Gerrard, 13.Stirling Mortlock, 12.Mat Rogers, 11.Lote Tuqiri, 10.Stephen Larkham, 9.George Gregan (capt), 8.Rocky Elsom, 7.George Smith, 6.Mark Chisholm, 5.Dan Vickerman, 4.Nathan Sharpe, 3.Guy Shepherdson, 2.Tai McIsaac, 1.Greg Holmes, – replacements: 16.Jeremy Paul, 17.Al Baxter, 18.Wycliff Palu, 19.Phil Waugh, 20.Sam Cordingley, 21.Clyde Rathbone, 22.Cameron Shepherd
Ireland: 15.Girvan Dempsey, 14.Shane Horgan, 13.Brian O'Driscoll (capt.), 12.Gordon D'Arcy, 11.Andrew Trimble, 10.Ronan O'Gara, 9.Peter Stringer, 8.Denis Leamy, 7.David Wallace, 6.Neil Best, 5.Paul O'Connell, 4.Donncha O'Callaghan, 3.John Hayes, 2.Jerry Flannery, 1.Marcus Horan, – replacements: 16.Rory Best, 17.Bryan Young, 18.Mick O'Driscoll, 19.Keith Gleeson, 20.Isaac Boss, 21.Jeremy Staunton, 22.Geordan Murphy

Touring party[edit]

Ireland sent a squad of 31 players on the tour.[4][5]

Backs[edit]

Forwards[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pluck of O'Driscoll's Irish not enough as All Black second string stir into life". The Guardian. 11 June 2006. Retrieved 17 August 2013. 
  2. ^ "All Blacks clinch Ireland series". The Guardian. 17 June 2006. Retrieved 17 August 2013. 
  3. ^ "Ireland secure credit where England met derision". The Guardian. 25 June 2006. Retrieved 17 August 2013. 
  4. ^ www.irishrugby.ie
  5. ^ www.irishrugby.ie
  6. ^ Replacement for Simon Best