2005 June rugby union tests

The 2005 mid-year rugby union tests (also known as the Summer Internationals in the Northern Hemisphere) refers to the Rugby union Test matches played during between May and July in 2005. It will coincide with the 2005 British & Irish Lions tour to New Zealand, playing a 3-test tour against New Zealand. Wales toured North America, playing against Canada and the United States, while Ireland played two tests against Japan.

Scotland played one test against Romania due to the Lions tour, while Italy played two tests against Argentina and a single test against Australia. France toured South Africa for two tests before playing a single test against Australia. Ahead of the Lions series, New Zealand played Fiji as a warm-up, while Australia warmed-up against Samoa ahead of the French and Italian clashes. In addition to these two tier 2 sides, Japan played Argentina and Uruaguy losing both matches before the Irish test series.

OverviewEdit

SeriesEdit

Tour Result Victor
New Zealand v British & Irish Lions test series 3–0   New Zealand
South Africa v France test series 1–0   South Africa
Japan v Ireland test series 0–2   Ireland
Argentina v Italy test series 1–1 Drawn

Other toursEdit

Team/Tour Opponents
Barbarians tour   Scotland (L) -   England (W)
Welsh tour   United States (W) -   Canada (W)
Japan tour   Uruguay (L) -   Argentina (L)

MatchesEdit

Week 1Edit

16 April 2005
16:00 UYT (UTC-3)
Uruguay   24–18   Japan
Try: Dugonjic
Castillo (3)
Con: Castillo (2/2)
Report[1] Try: Loamanu
Ohata
Con: Morita (1/2)
Pen: Morita (1)
Drop: Morita (1)

Week 2Edit

23 April 2005
15:00 ART (UTC-03)
Argentina   68–36   Japan
Try: Albina
Ayerza
Bosch
Genoud (2)
Higgs (2)
Leguizamón
Penalty try
Con: JF Miranda (2)
Todeschini (5)
Pen: Todeschini (3)
Report[2] Try: Motoki
Ohata
Onozawa
Tachikawa
Con: Morita (2/4)
Pen: Morita (3)
Drop: Morita (1)

Week 3Edit

23 May 2005
20:00 BST (UTC+01)
British & Irish Lions 25–25   Argentina
Try: Smith
Con: Wilkinson (1/1)
Pen: Wilkinson (6)
Report[3] Try: Piossek
Con: Todeschini (1/1)
Pen: Todeschini (6)
Millennium Stadium
Attendance: 61,569
Referee: Stuart Dickinson (Australia)

24 May 2005
15:00 BST (UTC+01)
Scotland   38–7 Barbarians
Report[4]

28 May 2005
14:30 BST (UTC+01)
England   39–52 Barbarians
Report[5]

Week 4Edit

4 June 2005
15:00 EDT (UTC-04)
United States   3–77   Wales
Report[6]

5 June 2005
19:00 EEST (UTC+03)
Romania   19–39   Scotland
Report[7]
Stadionul Dinamo, Bucharest
Attendance: 3,000
Referee: Dave Pearson (England)

Week 5Edit


11 June 2005
15:00 SAST (UTC+02)
South Africa   134–3   Uruguay
Report[9]

11 June 2005
15:00 AEST (UTC+10)
Australia   74–7   Samoa
Report[10]
Stadium Australia, Sydney
Attendance: 38,556
Referee: Lyndon Bray (New Zealand)

11 June 2005
15:00 EDT (UTC-04)
Canada   3–60   Wales
Report[11]

11 June 2005
18:10 ART (UTC-03)
Argentina   35–21   Italy
Try: Arbizu
Todeschini
Con: Todeschini (2/2)
Pen: Todeschini (7)
Report[12] Pen: Peens (6)
Drop: Peens

12 June 2005
14:13 JST (UTC+9)
Japan   12–44   Ireland
Report[13]
Nagai Stadium, Osaka
Attendance: 12,108
Referee: Nigel Owens (Wales)

Week 6Edit

17 June 2005
20:10 ART (UTC-03)
Argentina   29–30   Italy
Try: Bouza
Stortoni
Con: Todeschini (2/2)
Pen: Todeschini (5)
Report[14] Try: Canale
Parisse
Pez
Con: Peens (3/3)
Pen: Peens (3)

18 June 2005
15:00 SAST (UTC+02)
South Africa   30–30   France
Try: de Villiers
Habana (2)
Con: Montgomery (3/3)
Pen: Montgomery (2)
Drop: Montgomery
Report[15] Try: Bonnaire
Candelon
Nyanga
Papé
Con: Élissalde (2/4)
Pen: Élissalde (1)
Drop: Michalak
Kings Park Stadium, Durban
Attendance: 50,419
Referee: Alan Lewis (Ireland)

19 June 2005
14:06 JST (UTC+9)
Japan   18–47   Ireland
Report[16]

Week 7Edit

25 June 2005
15:00 SAST (UTC+02)
South Africa   27–13   France
Try: de Villiers
Habana (2)
Con: Montgomery (3/3)
Pen: Montgomery (2)
Report[17] Try: Michalak
Con: Michalak
Pen: Michalak
Yachvili
EPRU Stadium, Port Elizabeth
Attendance: 35,000
Referee: Donal Courtney (Ireland)

25 June 2005
15:00 AEST (UTC+10)
Australia   69–21   Italy
Try: Chisholm
Giteau
Gregan
Lyons
Paul
Sailor
Rogers
Tuqiri (4)
Con: Giteau (6)
Mortlock
Report[18] Try: Bergamasco
Lo Cicero
Mannato
Con: Peens (3/3)
Docklands Stadium, Melbourne
Attendance: 26,520
Referee: Alan Lewis (Ireland)

25 June 2005
19:00 NZST (UTC+12)
New Zealand   21–3 British & Irish Lions
Try: Sivivatu
Williams
Con: Carter (1/2)
Pen: Carter (3)
Report[19] Pen: Wilkinson (1)
Jade Stadium, Christchurch
Attendance: 37,200
Referee: Joël Jutge (France)

Week 8Edit

2 July 2005
14:00 MDT (UTC-06)
Canada   22–15   Argentina
Report[20]

2 July 2005
AEST (UTC+10)
Australia   37–31   France
Try: Larkham
Latham
Paul
Sailor
Turinui (2)
Con: Giteau
Rogers
Pen: Giteau
Report[22] Try: Candelon
Heymans
Laharrague
Traille
Con: Élissalde (4/4)
Pen: Élissalde (1)
Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane
Attendance: 50,826
Referee: Nigel Williams (Wales)

2 July 2005
19:00 NZST (UTC+12)
New Zealand   48–18 British & Irish Lions
Try: Carter (2)
McCaw
Sivivatu
Umaga
Con: Carter (4/5)
Pen: Carter (5)
Try: Easterby
Thomas
Con: Wilkinson (1/2)
Pen: Wilkinson (2)
Westpac Stadium, Wellington
Attendance: 39,800
Referee: Andrew Cole (Australia)

Week 9Edit

9 July 2005
19:00 NZST (UTC+12)
New Zealand   38–19 British & Irish Lions
Try: Gear
Smith
Umaga (2)
Williams
Con: McAlister (5/5)
Pen: McAlister (1)
Try: Moody
Con: S Jones (1/1)
Pen: S Jones (4)
Eden Park, Auckland
Attendance: 48,533
Referee: Jonathan Kaplan (South Africa)

9 July 2005
20:00 AEST (UTC+10)
Australia   30–12   South Africa
Try: Giteau (2)
Larkham
Mitchell
Rogers
Con: Giteau
Pen: Giteau
Report[23] Pen: Montgomery (4)
Stadium Australia, Sydney
Attendance: 61,534
Referee: Kelvin Deaker (New Zealand)

Week 10Edit

23 July 2005
15:00 SAST (UTC+02)
South Africa   33–20   Australia
Try: de Villiers
Fourie
Habana
Con: Montgomery (3/3
Pen: Montgomery (4)
Report[24] Try: Larkham
Lyons
Paul
Con: Mortlock
Pen: Giteau

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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  2. ^ "Argentina v Japan". ESPN scrum. Retrieved 14 September 2017.
  3. ^ "British & Irish Lions v Argentina". ESPN scrum. Retrieved 14 September 2017.
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  7. ^ "Romania v Scotland". ESPN scrum. Retrieved 14 September 2017.
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  9. ^ "South Africa v Uruguay". ESPN scrum. Retrieved 14 September 2017.
  10. ^ "Australia v Samoa". ESPN scrum. Retrieved 14 September 2017.
  11. ^ "Canada v Wales". ESPN scrum. Retrieved 14 September 2017.
  12. ^ "Argentina v Italy". ESPN scrum. Retrieved 14 September 2017.
  13. ^ "Japan v Ireland". ESPN scrum. Retrieved 14 September 2017.
  14. ^ "Argentina v Italy". ESPN scrum. Retrieved 14 September 2017.
  15. ^ "South Africa v France". ESPN scrum. Retrieved 14 September 2017.
  16. ^ "Japan v Ireland". ESPN scrum. Retrieved 14 September 2017.
  17. ^ "South Africa v France". ESPN scrum. Retrieved 14 September 2017.
  18. ^ "Australia v Italy". ESPN scrum. Retrieved 14 September 2017.
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  20. ^ "Canada v Argentina". ESPN scrum. Retrieved 14 September 2017.
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  23. ^ "Australia v South Africa". ESPN scrum. Retrieved 14 September 2017.
  24. ^ "South Africa v Australia". ESPN scrum. Retrieved 14 September 2017.

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