2010 Ireland rugby union tour of New Zealand and Australia
|2010 Ireland rugby union tour of New Zealand and Australia|
|Tour captain(s):||Brian O'Driscoll|
|Top point scorer(s):||Jonathan Sexton (40)|
|Top try scorer(s):||5 players with 1 try|
|Top test point scorer(s):||Jonathan Sexton (17)|
|Top test try scorer(s):||4 players with 1 try|
|Statistics against Test match opponents
|Previous tour:||Canada & USA 2009|
|Next tour:||New Zealand 2012|
Saturday 12 June 2010
|Try: Smith (2) 10', 47'
Cowan (2) 30', 33'
Whitelock (2) 50', 78'
Con: Carter (7/7)
Pen: Carter (1/1)
|Try: Dan Tuohy 36'
Con: O'Gara (3/3)
Friday 18 June 2010
|New Zealand Māori||31–28||Ireland XV|
Con: McAlister (1/3)
Pen: McAlister (3/3)
Con: Sexton (1/1)
Saturday 26 June 2010
|Try: Burgess 17'
Pen: Adam Ashley-Cooper (2) 12', 33'
Matt Giteau (2) 52', 61'
|Pen: Sexton (5) 2', 9', 22', 29', 35'|
Ireland named a 34-man squad for their tour to New Zealand and Australia in June 2010. Rory Best and Paul O'Connell were both ruled out due to injury and replaced by John Fogarty and Ed O'Donoghue. Kevin McLaughlin was also ruled out and was replaced by Niall Ronan. Keith Earls had to pull out of the squad and was replaced by Gavin Duffy. Fergus McFadden was ruled out of the tour and was replaced by Johne Murphy. Damien Varley was called up to the squad as cover for Jerry Flannery.
- Caps updated before tour.
Note: Flags indicate national union for the club/province as defined by World Rugby.
Coaching and management
|Head Coach||Declan Kidney|
|Team Manager||Paul McNaughton|
- History of rugby union matches between Ireland and Australia
- History of rugby union matches between Ireland and New Zealand