2005 Samoa rugby union tour of Britain and Argentina

The 2005 Samoa rugby union tour of Britain and Argentina was a series of matches played in November–December 2005 in Scotland, England and Argentina by Samoa national rugby union team. Samoa lost both match in Europe, but win against a young Argentine team (7 player at their debut)

2005 Samoa rugby union tour of Britain and Argentina
Summary
P W D L
Total
03 01 00 02
Test match
03 01 00 02
Opponent
P W D L
 Scotland
1 0 0 1
 England
1 0 0 1
 Argentina
1 1 0 0

ResultsEdit

19 November 2005
Scotland   18–11   Western Samoa
Try: di Rollo, Hogg
Con: Paterson
Pen: Paterson 2
Try: A. Tuilagi
Pen: Warren 2
Murrayfield, Edinburgh
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: A. Rolland  

Scotland: 15.Chris Paterson, 14.Rory Lamont, 13.Marcus di Rollo, 12.Andrew Henderson, 11.Sean Lamont, 10.Dan Parks, 9.Chris Cusiter, 8.Simon Taylor, 7.Ally Hogg, 6.Jason White (capt.), 5.Scott Murray, 4.Craig Hamilton, 3.Craig Smith, 2.Scott Lawson, 1.Allan Jacobsen, – replacements: 16.Dougie Hall, 17.Gavin Kerr, 18.Alastair Kellock, 19.Kelly Brown, 20.Mike Blair, 21.Phil Godman, 22.Hugo Southwell
Samoa: 15.Roger Warren, 14.Lome Fa'atau, 13.Andy Tuilagi, 12.Eliota Fuimaono-Sapolu, 11.Alesana Tuilagi, 10.Tanner Vili, 9.Garrick Cowley, 8.Daniel Farani, 7.Iosefa Taina  , 6.Semo Sititi (capt), 5.Jonny Fa'amatuainu, 4.Daniel Leo, 3.Census Johnston, 2.Mahonri Schwalger, 1.Justin Va'a, – replacements: 16.Loleni Tafunai, 17.Kas Lealamanua, 18.Leo Lafaiali'i, 19.Paul Tupai, 20.Notise Tauafao, 21.Aukuso Collins, 22.Sailosi Tagicakibau

26 November 2005
England   40–3   Western Samoa
Try: lis, Hodgson, Varndell
Voyce 2
Con: Hodgson 3
Pen: Hodgson 3
Pen: Vili
Twickenham, London
Attendance: 62,000
Referee: S.Lawrence  

England: 15.Josh Lewsey, 14.Mark Cueto, 13.James Simpson-Daniel, 12.Mike Tindall, 11.Tom Voyce, 10.Charlie Hodgson, 9.Harry Ellis, 8.Martin Corry (capt.), 7.Lewis Moody , 6.Pat Sanderson, 5.Louis Deacon, 4.Steve Borthwick, 3.Matt Stevens, 2.Steve Thompson, 1.Andrew Sheridan, – replacements: 16.Lee Mears, 17.Perry Freshwater, 18.Simon Shaw, 19.James Forrester, 20.Peter Richards, 21.Olly Barkley, 22.Tom Varndell
Samoa: 15.Sailosi Tagicakibau, 14.Lome Fa'atau, 13.Elvis Seveali'i, 12.Eliota Fuimaono-Sapolu, 11.Alesana Tuilagi , 10.Tanner Vili , 9.Steve So'oialo, 8.Daniel Farani, 7.Semo Sititi (capt.), 6.Leo Lafaiali'i, 5.Pelu Taele-Pavihi, 4.Daniel Leo, 3.Census Johnston, 2.Mahonri Schwalger, 1.Justin Va'a , – replacements: 16.Loleni Tafunai, 17.Kas Lealamanua, 18.Paul Tupai, 19.Jonny Fa'amatuainu, 20.Garrick Cowley, 21.Andy Tuilagi, 22.Lolo Lui, 22.Lolo Lui

3 December 2005
Argentina   12–28   Western Samoa
Try: gulla, Fernandez Lobbe
Con: Fernandez Miranda
Try: Johnston, Sititi
Tagicakibau
Con: Warren 2
Pen: Warren 2
Drop: Warren
Stadium of B.A. C & R, Buenos Aires
Attendance: .000
Referee: Nigel Owens  

Argentina: 15.Francisco Bosch, 14.Horacio Agulla, 13.Miguel Avramovic, 12.Gonzalo Tiesi, 11.Pablo Gomez Cora, 10.Juan Fernandez Miranda (capt.), 9.Lucio Lopez Fleming, 8.Juan Martin Fernandez Lobbe , 7.Agustin Creevy, 6.Santiago Sanz, 5.Mariano Sambucetti, 4.Jaime Arocena Mesones, 3.Marcos Ayerza, 2.Agustin Costa Repetto, 1.Gaston de Robertis, – replacements: 16.Matias Cortese , 17.Sebastien Rondinelli, 20.Nicolas VergalloNo entry : 18.Santiago Artese, 19.Álvaro Galindo, 21.Marcelo Bosch, 22.Gonzalo Sarasqueta
Samoa: 15.Lolo Lui, 14.Lome Fa'atau, 13.Andy Tuilagi, 12.Eliota Fuimaono-Sapolu, 11.Sailosi Tagicakibau, 10.Roger Warren, 9.Garrick Cowley , 8.Daniel Farani, 7.Semo Sititi (capt), 6.Paul Tupai, 5.Pelu Taele-Pavihi, 4.Daniel Leo, 3.Census Johnston , 2.Mahonri Schwalger, 1.Justin Va'a, – replacements: 16.Loleni Tafunai, 17.Tamato Leupolu, 18.Jonny Fa'amatuainu, 19.Ulia Ulia, 20.Notise Tauafao, 21.Aukuso Collins, 22.Kiri Mariner

ReferencesEdit

  • "Rugby union: Scotland 18 – 11 Samoa". The Guardian. 19 November 2006. Retrieved 11 June 2005.
  • "Rugby union: England 40 – 3 Samoa". The Observe. 27 November 2005. Retrieved 11 June 2005.
  • Union Argentina de Rugby (December 2005). "MEMORIA Temporada año 2005" (PDF) (in Spanish). Archived from the original (.pdf) on 1 November 2012. Retrieved 19 July 2013.