Four Home Unions v Rest of Europe

Four Home Unions v Rest of Europe was a rugby union match played in 1990 to raise money for the rebuilding of Romania following the overthrow of Nicolae Ceaușescu in December 1989. [1] The Four Home Unions team's logo was that used by the British & Irish Lions. The Rest of Europe played under the badge of the Romanian Rugby Federation. The match was played at Twickenham, and the Four Home Unions won the match 43–18 with England captain Will Carling scoring two tries. The winners were awarded The Skilball Trophy.

Four Home Unions XV v Rest of Europe XV
EventThe Skilball Trophy
Date22 April 1990
VenueTwickenham Stadium, London


Four Home UnionsEdit

Rest of EuropeEdit


  1. ^ McMurtrie, Bill (3 April 1990). "Grand Slam men overlooked. Only four Scots to face Europe XV". Retrieved 24 February 2013.