1982 Scotland rugby union tour of Australia

The 1982 Scotland rugby union tour of Australia was a series of nine matches played by the Scotland national rugby union team in Australia in June and July 1982. The Scotland team won six and lost the other three. They drew the two-match international series against the Australia national rugby union team, winning the first game but losing the second. In their non-international games they were beaten by the Queensland state team and the Sydney representative team. Scotland's win in the first game against Australia was their first victory in the Southern Hemisphere, at the sixth attempt.

1982 Scotland rugby union tour of Australia
Summary
P W D L
Total
09 06 00 03
Test match
02 01 00 01
Opponent
P W D L
 Australia
2 1 0 1

MatchesEdit

Test matchesEdit

Date and time Venue Home Score Away
4 July 1982 Ballymore Stadium, Brisbane Australia   7–12   Scotland
10 July 1982 Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney Australia   33–9   Scotland

Friendly matchesEdit

Date Home team Score Away team Venue Details
10 June   Queensland Country 16–44   Scotland Mount Isa, Queensland
13 June   Queensland 18–7   Scotland Ballymore, Brisbane, Queensland
19 June   Sydney 22–13   Scotland Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney, New South Wales
23 June   Victoria 3–38   Scotland Olympic Park Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria
26 June   New South Wales 17–31   Scotland Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney, New South Wales
29 June   New South Wales Country 3–44   Scotland Singleton, New South Wales
6 July   Australian Capital Territory 4–22   Scotland Canberra, Australian Capital Territory

Touring partyEdit

BacksEdit

ForwardsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Steve Jones, ed. (1983). Rothmans Rugby Yearbook 1983–84. Rothmans Publications Ltd & Queen Anne Press. pp. 55–60. ISBN 0-356-09731-5.