2009 in rugby union

Here is the complete list of fixtures and results of test match rugby in 2009. All major international competitions, such as the Tri Nations and the Six Nations Championship, continue, as does the qualification process for the 2011 Rugby World Cup.

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International competitionsEdit

WorldwideEdit

AfricaEdit

AsiaEdit

EuropeEdit

North AmericaEdit

OceaniaEdit

South AmericaEdit

Major club competitionsEdit

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Southern HemisphereEdit

AustraliaEdit

New ZealandEdit

South AfricaEdit

International resultsEdit

  • Complete list of fixtures involving national teams during 2009.
  • • - International Friendly (a fixture not affiliated to any international tournament.)
  • ♦ - World Cup Qualifying matches.

JanuaryEdit

Date Match Venue Result
31-Jan-2009   Monaco -   Azerbaijan

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Menton (France) 38-12

FebruaryEdit

Date Match Venue Result
7-Feb-2009   Germany -   Georgia

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Fritz-Grunebaum-Sportpark, Heidelberg (Germany) 5-38
7-Feb-2009   Spain -   Romania

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Estadio Universidad Complutense, Madrid (Spain) 10-19
7-Feb-2009   Portugal -   Russia

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Estádio Universitário, Lisbon (Portugal) 14-18
7-Feb-2009   England -   Italy

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Twickenham, London (England) 36-11
7-Feb-2009   Ireland -   France Report Croke Park, Dublin (Ireland) 30-21
8-Feb-2009   Scotland -   Wales Report Murrayfield, Edinburgh (Scotland) 13-26
14-Feb-2009   Georgia -   Portugal

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Boris Paichadze Stadium, Tbilisi (Georgia) 20-20
14-Feb-2009   Germany -   Romania

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Fritz-Grunebaum-Sportpark, Heidelberg (Germany) 0-22
14-Feb-2009   France -   Scotland Report Stade de France, Saint-Denis (France) 22-13
14-Feb-2009   Wales -   England Report Millennium Stadium, Cardiff (Wales) 23-15
15-Feb-2009   Italy -   Ireland

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Stadio Flaminio, Rome (Italy) 9-38
21-Feb-2009   Portugal -   Germany

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Estádio Universitário, Lisbon (Portugal) 44-6
27-Feb-2009   France -   Wales

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Stade de France, Saint-Denis (France) 21-16
28-Feb-2009   Spain -   Georgia

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Estadio Universidad Complutense, Madrid (Spain) 11-55
28-Feb-2009   Romania -   Russia

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Stadionul Naţional de Rugby, Bucharest (Romania) 19-28
28-Feb-2009   Scotland -   Italy

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Murrayfield, Edinburgh (Scotland) 26-6
28-Feb-2009   Ireland -   England

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Croke Park, Dublin (Ireland) 14-13

MarchEdit

Date Match Venue Result
14-Mar-2009   Italy -   Wales

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Stadio Flaminio, Rome (Italy) 15–20
14-Mar-2009   Scotland -   Ireland

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Murrayfield, Edinburgh (Scotland) 15–22
14-Mar-2009   Georgia -   Romania

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Boris Paichadze Stadium, Tbilisi (Georgia) 28–23
14-Mar-2009   Switzerland -   Andorra

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Bern (Switzerland) 32–9
14-Mar-2009   Cyprus -   Slovakia

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Limassol (Cyprus) 33–7
14-Mar-2009   Belgium -   Czech Republic

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Brussels (Belgium) 15–15
15-Mar-2009   England -   France

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Twickenham, London (England) 34-10
15-Mar-2009   Portugal -   Spain

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Estádio Universitário, Lisbon (Portugal) 24-19
21-Mar-2009   Italy -   France

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Stadio Flaminio, Rome (Italy) 8–50
21-Mar-2009   England -   Scotland

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Twickenham, London (England) 26–12
21-Mar-2009   Wales -   Ireland

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Millennium Stadium, Cardiff (Wales) 15–17
21-Mar-2009   Romania -   Portugal

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Stadionul Naţional de Rugby, Bucharest (Romania) 21–22
21-Mar-2009   Andorra -   Armenia

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Andorra la Vella (Andorra) 36–10
21-Mar-2009   Israel -   Luxembourg

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Wingate Institute, Netanya (Israel) 30–0
21-Mar-2009   Slovakia -   Monaco

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Bratislava (Slovakia) 11–10
21-Mar-2009   Bosnia and Herzegovina -   Cyprus

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Zenica (Bosnia and Herzegovina) 6–8
21-Mar-2009   Ukraine -   Czech Republic

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Odessa (Ukraine) 20–10
22-Mar-2009   Russia -   Georgia

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Illichivets Stadium, Mariupol (Ukraine) 21–29
22-Mar-2009   Laos -   Brunei

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Savannakhet National Stadium, Vientiane (Laos) 28–8
25-Mar-2009   Cambodia -   Brunei

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Savannakhet National Stadium, Vientiane (Laos) 10–21
28-Mar-2009   Laos -   Cambodia

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Savannakhet National Stadium, Vientiane (Laos) 8–3

AprilEdit

Date Match Venue Result
4-Apr-2009   Latvia -   Lithuania

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Carnikava (Latvia) 12-55
4-Apr-2009   Switzerland -   Serbia

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Nyon (Switzerland) 6-12
8-Apr-2009   Chinese Taipei -   Sri Lanka

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The Sevens, Dubai (United Arab Emirates) 36–24
8-Apr-2009 Arabian Gulf -   Thailand

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The Sevens, Dubai (United Arab Emirates) 36–17
11-Apr-2009   Denmark -   Norway

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Odense (Denmark) 20-18
11-Apr-2009   Greece -   Bulgaria

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Alexandroupoli (Greece) 41-18
11-Apr-2009   Thailand -   Sri Lanka

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The Sevens, Dubai (United Arab Emirates) 17–51
11-Apr-2009 Arabian Gulf -   Chinese Taipei

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The Sevens, Dubai (United Arab Emirates) 44–24
18-Apr-2009   Netherlands -   Sweden

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Amsterdam (Netherlands) 36-24
18-Apr-2009   Latvia -   Malta

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Riga (Latvia) 19-32
18-Apr-2009   Hungary -   Austria

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Esztergom (Hungary) 25-13
25-Apr-2009   Japan -   Kazakhstan

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Kintetsu Hanazono Rugby Stadium, Osaka (Japan) 87–10
25-Apr-2009   South Korea -   Singapore

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Tancheon Sports Complex, Seongnam (South Korea) 65–0
25-Apr-2009   Malta -   Netherlands

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Paola (Malta) 7-29
25-Apr-2009   Croatia -   Latvia

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Makarska (Croatia) 21-13
25-Apr-2009   Austria -   Denmark

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Linz (Austria) 6-27
25-Apr-2009   Slovenia -   Norway

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Ljubljana (Slovenia) 14-10
25-Apr-2009   Bulgaria -   Finland

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Pernik (Bulgaria) 29-10
25-Apr-2009   Luxembourg -   Greece

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Luxembourg (city) (Luxembourg) 14-17
25-Apr-2009   Chile -   Brazil

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TBA, Santiago (Chile) 79–3
25-Apr-2009   Uruguay -   Paraguay

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Estadio Charrúa, Montevideo (Uruguay) 85–7
29-Apr-2009   Uruguay -   Brazil

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Estadio Charrúa, Montevideo (Uruguay) 71–3
29-Apr-2009   Chile -   Paraguay

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Estadio Charrúa, Montevideo (Uruguay) 34–13

MayEdit

Date Match Venue Result
2-May-2009   Hong Kong -   Japan

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Hong Kong Football Club Stadium (Hong Kong) 6–59
2-May-2009   Kazakhstan -   South Korea

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Central Stadium, Almaty (Kazakhstan) 30–27
2-May-2009   Brazil -   Paraguay

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Estadio Charrúa, Montevideo (Uruguay) 36–21
2-May-2009   Uruguay -   Chile

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Estadio Charrúa, Montevideo (Uruguay) 46–9
2-May-2009   Croatia -   Sweden

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TBC (Croatia) 23–13
2-May-2009   Germany -   Russia

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TBC, Hanover (Germany) 0–53
2-May-2009   Lithuania -   Serbia

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TBC (Lithuania) 50–9
9-May-2009   Singapore -   Kazakhstan

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Yio Chu Kang Stadium (Singapore) 19–22
9-May-2009   South Korea -   Hong Kong

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Tancheon Sports Complex, Seongnam (South Korea) 36–34
9-May-2009   Armenia -   Lithuania

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TBC (Armenia) 19–24
9-May-2009   Ukraine -   Moldova

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Odessa (Ukraine) 32-0
9-May-2009   Israel -   Slovenia

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Israel 26-19
16-May-2009   Japan -   South Korea

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Kintetsu Hanazono Rugby Stadium, Osaka (Japan) 80–9
16-May-2009   Moldova -   Poland

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Chişinău (Moldova) 28–30
16-May-2009   Hong Kong -   Singapore

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Hong Kong Football Club Stadium (Hong Kong) 64–6
23-May-2009   Singapore -   Japan

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Yio Chu Kang Stadium (Singapore) 15–45
23-May-2009   Cambodia -   Laos

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Phnom Penh (Cambodia) 24-8
23-May-2009   Israel -   Lithuania

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Israel 3–19
23-May-2009   Canada -   Ireland

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Thunderbird Stadium, Vancouver (Canada) 6–25
24-May-2009   Kazakhstan -   Hong Kong

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Central Stadium, Almaty (Kazakhstan) 25–6
30-May-2009   Poland -   Belgium

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Polonia Stadium, Warsaw (Poland) 14–3
30-May-2009   Canada -   Wales

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York Stadium, Toronto (Canada) 23–32
31-May-2009   United States -   Ireland

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Buck Shaw Stadium, Santa Clara (United States) 10–27

JuneEdit

Date Match Venue Result
3-June-2009   China -   Pakistan

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UITM Mini Stadium, Shah Alam (Malaysia) 25–19
3-June-2009   Malaysia -   India

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UITM Mini Stadium, Shah Alam (Malaysia) 43–29
6-June-2009   Pakistan -   India

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UITM Mini Stadium, Shah Alam (Malaysia) 3–44
6-June-2009   Malaysia -   China

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UITM Mini Stadium, Shah Alam (Malaysia) 43–15
6-June-2009   Lithuania -   Netherlands

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Vilnius (Lithuania) 6–3
6-June-2009   Canada -   Georgia

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Infinity Park, Glendale (United States) 42–10
6-June-2009   England -   Argentina

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Old Trafford, Manchester (England) 37–15
6-June-2009   United States -   Wales

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Toyota Park, Bridgeview (United States) 15–48
9-June-2009   Mongolia -   Kyrgyzstan

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Yoshlik Stadium, Tashkent (Uzbekistan) 21–38
12-June-2009   Romania -   Uruguay

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Stadionul Naţional de Rugby, Bucharest (Romania) 17–11
13-June-2009   Tonga -   Fiji

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Nuku'alofa (Tonga) 22-36
13-June-2009   New Zealand -   France

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Carisbrook, Dunedin (New Zealand) 22–27
13-June-2009   Australia -   Italy

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Canberra Stadium, Canberra (Australia) 31–8
13-June-2009   Uzbekistan -   Kyrgyzstan

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Yoshlik Stadium, Tashkent (Uzbekistan) 31–12
13-June-2009   Uganda -   Tunisia

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Kampala (Uganda) 17–41
13-June-2009   Argentina -   England

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Padre Ernesto Martearena, Salta (Argentina) 24–22
14-June-2009   Ivory Coast -   Namibia

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Stade Ohamproux, Abidjan (Côte d'Ivoire) 13–13
18-June-2009   Samoa -   Japan

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Lawaqa Park, Sigatoka (Fiji) 34–15
20-June-2009   Australia -   Italy

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Etihad Stadium, Melbourne (Australia) 34–12
20-June-2009   New Zealand -   France

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Westpac Stadium, Wellington (New Zealand) 14–10
21-June-2009   Russia -   Uruguay

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Stadionul Naţional de Rugby, Bucharest (Romania) 29–26
21-June-2009   United States -   Georgia

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Dick's Sporting Goods Park, Commerce City (United States) 31–13
23-June-2009   Tonga -   Samoa

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Churchill Park, Lautoka (Fiji) 13–27
27-June-2009   Tonga -   Japan

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Churchill Park, Lautoka (Fiji) 19–21
27-June-2009   Fiji -   Samoa

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Churchill Park, Lautoka (Fiji) 19-14
27-June-2009   Australia -   France

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ANZ Stadium, Sydney (Australia) 22–6
27-June-2009   New Zealand -   Italy

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AMI Stadium, Christchurch (New Zealand) 27–6
27-June-2009   Cook Islands -   Niue

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Growers Stadium, Pukekohe (New Zealand) 29-7
27-June-2009   Papua New Guinea -   Vanuatu

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Lloyd Robson Oval, Port Moresby (Papua New Guinea) 86–12
27-June-2009   Namibia -   Ivory Coast

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Hage Geingob Rugby Stadium, Windhoek (Namibia) 54–14
27-June-2009   Tunisia -   Uganda

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Stade El Menzah, Tunis (Tunisia) 38–13

JulyEdit

Date Match Venue Result
1-July-2009   Guam -   Indonesia

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TBA Manila (Philippines) 23–3
1-July-2009   Philippines -   Iran

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TBA Manila (Philippines) 15–0
3-July-2009   Fiji -   Japan

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Suva (Fiji) 40–39
4-July-2009   Papua New Guinea -   Cook Islands

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Lloyd Robson Oval, Port Moresby (Papua New Guinea) 29–21
4-July-2009   Indonesia -   Iran

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Nomads Sporting Club, Manila (Philippines) 13–48
4-July-2009   Philippines -   Guam

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Nomads Sporting Club, Manila (Philippines) 25–0
4-July-2009   United States -   Canada

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Blackbaud Stadium, Charleston (United States) 12–6
8-July-2009   Kenya -   Senegal Casablanca (Morocco) 22–7
8-July-2009   Morocco -   Cameroon Casablanca (Morocco) 12–0
10-July-2009   Niger -   Benin Tsévié (Togo)
10-July-2009   Togo -   Mali Tsévié (Togo) 6–5
11-July-2009   Samoa -   Papua New Guinea Apia Park, Apia (Samoa) 115–7
11-July-2009   Morocco -   Kenya Safi (Morocco) 29-11
11-July-2009   Cameroon -   Senegal Safi (Morocco) 3-11
11-July-2009   Nigeria -   Burkina Faso Tsévié (Togo)
11-July-2009   Ghana -   Chad Tsévié (Togo)
11-July-2009   Canada -   United States Ellerslie Rugby Park, Edmonton (Canada) 41–18
12-July-2009   Niger -   Mali Tsévié (Togo)
12-July-2009   Togo -   Benin Tsévié (Togo)
13-July-2009   Nigeria -   Ghana Tsévié (Togo)
13-July-2009   Burkina Faso -   Chad Tsévié (Togo)
14-July-2009   Niger -   Togo Tsévié (Togo)
14-July-2009   Mali -   Benin Tsévié (Togo)
15-July-2009   Burkina Faso -   Ghana Tsévié (Togo)
15-July-2009   Nigeria -   Chad Tsévié (Togo)
18-July-2009   Papua New Guinea -   Samoa Lloyd Robson Oval, Port Moresby (Papua New Guinea)
18-July-2009   New Zealand -   Australia Eden Park, Auckland (New Zealand) 22–16
20-July-2009   Madagascar -   Mauritius Gaborone (Botswana)
20-July-2009   Botswana -   Tanzania Gaborone (Botswana)
20-July-2009   Zambia -   Réunion Gaborone (Botswana)
25-July-2009   South Africa -   New Zealand Vodacom Park, Bloemfontein (South Africa) 28–19

AugustEdit

Date Match Venue Result
1-August-2009   South Africa -   New Zealand ABSA Stadium, Durban (South Africa) 31–19
8-August-2009   South Africa -   Australia Newlands, Cape Town (South Africa) 29–17
22-August-2009   Australia -   New Zealand ANZ Stadium, Sydney (Australia) 18–19
29-August-2009   Australia -   South Africa Subiaco Oval, Perth (Australia) 25–32

SeptemberEdit

Date Match Venue Result
5-September-2009   Australia -   South Africa Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane (Australia) 21–6
12-September-2009   New Zealand -   South Africa Waikato Stadium, Hamilton (New Zealand) 29–32
19-September-2009   New Zealand -   Australia Westpac Stadium, Wellington (New Zealand) 33–6
22-September-2009   Barbados -   Bermuda Gamson Savannah (Barbados) 5–47
26-September-2009   Trinidad and Tobago -   Bermuda University of the West Indies Ground, Saint Augustine (Trinidad and Tobago) 32–19

Other Test Match resultsEdit

Date Match Venue Result
30-May-2009   England - Barbarians Twickenham, London (England) 26–33
6-June-2009   Australia - Barbarians Sydney Football Stadium, Sydney (Australia) 55–7
20-June-2009   Argentina - French Barbarians José Amalfitani Stadium, Buenos Aires (Argentina) 32–18
20-June-2009   South Africa - British and Irish Lions ABSA Stadium, Durban (South Africa) 26–21
27-June-2009   South Africa - British and Irish Lions Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria (South Africa) 28–25
4-July-2009   South Africa - British and Irish Lions Coca-Cola Park, Johannesburg (South Africa) 9–28

ReferencesEdit

See alsoEdit