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List of England national rugby union team matches

In each box is a list of all the international matches played by the England national rugby union team in each decade.

MatchesEdit

A standard points scoring system was only agreed in 1891 .

Decade P W D L PF PA
1870s 14 8 4 2 n/a n/a
1880s 22 15 5 2 n/a n/a
1890s 30 14 1 15 191 167
1900s 37 11 3 23 310 388
1910s 21 16 1 4 276 118
1920s 42 29 3 10 477 321
1930s 34 17 4 13 293 227
1940s 13 5 1 7 90 111
1950s 43 22 6 15 310 230
1960s 48 16 10 22 387 475
1970s 50 15 3 32 553 738
1980s 61 28 5 28 1031 966
1990s 91 61 2 28 2450 1536
2000s 104 66 0 38 3137 1887
2010s 81 54 2 25 2080 1408
Overall 657 354 49 254 11585 8572

ToursEdit

In 1963 England went on their first tour to the Southern Hemisphere. They played the All Blacks and the Wallabies.

Year To Captain Head coach Result Score
1963 New Zealand
& Australia
  Mike Weston   J.W.T. Berry Lost
Lost
0-2 (New Zealand)
0-1 (Australia)
1972 South Africa   John Pullin   A.O. Lewis Won 1-0
1973 Fiji
& New Zealand
  John Pullin   D.L. Sanders Won
Won
1-0 (Fiji)
1-0 (New Zealand)
1975 Australia   Tony Neary
  John Pullin
  A.O. Lewis Lost 0-2
1981 Argentina   Bill Beaumont   W.G.D. Morgan Won 1-0 (with 1 draw)
1984 South Africa   John Scott   W.G.D. Morgan Lost 0-2
1985 New Zealand   Paul Dodge   W.G.D. Morgan Lost 0-2
1988 Australia
& Fiji
  John Orwin
  Richard Harding
  Geoff Cooke Lost
Won
0-2 (Australia)
1-0 (Fiji)
1989 Romania   Rob Andrew   Geoff Cooke Won 1-0
1990 Argentina   Will Carling   Geoff Cooke Draw 1-1
1991 Australia
& Fiji
  Will Carling   Jack Rowell Won
Lost
1-0 (Fiji)
0-1 (Australia)
1994 South Africa   Will Carling   Jack Rowell Draw 1-1
1997 Argentina
& Australia
  Phil de Glanville   Jack Rowell Draw
Lost
1-1 (Argentina)
0-1 (Australia)
1998 Australia,
New Zealand
& South Africa
  Matt Dawson   Clive Woodward Lost
Lost
Lost
0-1 (Australia)
0-2 (New Zealand)
0-1 (South Africa)
1999 Australia   Martin Johnson   Clive Woodward Lost 0-1
2000 South Africa   Martin Johnson   Clive Woodward Draw 1-1
2001 Canada
& United States
  Kyran Bracken   Clive Woodward Won
Won
2-0 (Canada)
1-0 (USA)
2002 Argentina   Phil Vickery   Clive Woodward Won 1-0
2003 New Zealand
& Australia
  Martin Johnson   Clive Woodward Won
Won
1-0 (New Zealand)
1-0 (Australia)
2004 New Zealand
& Australia
  Lawrence Dallaglio   Clive Woodward Lost
Lost
0-2 (New Zealand)
0-1 (Australia)
2006 Australia   Pat Sanderson   Andy Robinson Lost 0-2
2007 South Africa   Jason Robinson
  Jonny Wilkinson
  Brian Ashton Lost 0-2
2008 New Zealand   Steve Borthwick   Rob Andrew Lost 0-2
2010 Australasia   Lewis Moody   Martin Johnson Draw 1-1
2012 South Africa   Chris Robshaw   Stuart Lancaster Lost 0-2
2013 Argentina   Tom Wood   Stuart Lancaster Won 2-0
2014 New Zealand   Chris Robshaw   Stuart Lancaster Lost 0-3
2016 Australia   Dylan Hartley   Eddie Jones Won 3-0
2017 Argentina   Dylan Hartley   Eddie Jones Won 2-0

HonoursEdit

Competition Winners Runners-Up Third Place Fourth Place
Rugby World Cup 2003 1991
2007
N/A 1995
Competition Grand Slam Title
Home International
Five Nations
Six Nations
Championship
1913, 1914, 1921, 1923, 1924, 1928, 1957, 1980, 1991, 1992, 1995, 2003, 2016 1883, 1884, 1886*, 1890*, 1892, 1910, 1912*, 1913, 1914, 1920*, 1921, 1923, 1924, 1928, 1930, 1932*, 1934, 1937, 1939, 1947, 1953, 1954*, 1957, 1958, 1960*, 1963, 1973*, 1980, 1991, 1992, 1995, 1996, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2011, 2016, 2017
  • Shared*
Competition Winners Countries
Triple Crown 1883–1884, 1892, 1913–1914, 1921, 1923–1924, 1928, 1934, 1937, 1954, 1957, 1960, 1980, 1991, 1992, 1995–1998, 2002, 2003, 2014, 2016   Scotland
  Wales
  Ireland
Calcutta Cup 1880–1881, 1883–1890, 1892, 1897, 1902, 1906, 1910–1912, 1913–1924, 1928, 1932, 1934, 1936–1938, 1939–1947, 1949, 1951–1964, 1967–1969, 1973, 1975, 1977–1983, 1985, 1987–1989, 1991–1999, 2001–2005, 2007, 2009–2017   Scotland
Millennium Trophy 1988–1992, 1995–2000, 2002, 2003, 2008, 2012-2014, 2016, 2019   Ireland
Cook Cup 2000–2003, 2005, 2010, 2013-2018   Australia

Head coachesEdit

Name Tenure Tests Won Drew Lost Win percentage
Don White 20 December 1969 – 17 April 1971 11 3 1 7 27.3%
John Elders 15 January 1972 – 16 March 1974 16 6 1 9 37.5%
John Burgess 18 January 1975 – 31 May 1975 6 1 0 5 16.7%
Peter Colston 3 January 1976 – 17 March 1979 18 6 1 11 33.3%
Mike Davis 24 November 1979 – 6 March 1982 16 10 2 4 62.5%
Dick Greenwood 15 January 1983 – 20 April 1985 17 4 2 11 23.5%
Martin Green 1 June 1985 – 8 June 1987 14 5 0 9 35.7%
Geoff Cooke OBE 16 January 1988 – 19 March 1994 49 35 1 13 71.4%
Jack Rowell OBE 4 June 1994 – 12 July 1997 29 21 0 8 72.4%
Sir Clive Woodward OBE 15 November 1997 – 2 June 2004 83 59 2 22 71.1%
Andy Robinson OBE 15 November 2004 – 25 November 2006 22 9 0 13 40.9%
Brian Ashton MBE 3 February 2007 – April 2008 21 11 0 10 52.4%
Martin Johnson CBE 1 July 2008 – 16 November 2011 38 21 1 17 55.3%
Stuart Lancaster 8 December 2011 – 11 November 2015 46 28 1 17 60.9%
Eddie Jones 20 November 2015 – present 46 36 1 9 78.3%

StatsEdit

Flag Nation or Nations From To Test Matches Tour Matches Total Record
P W D L P W D L P W D L % PF PA PD
 
 
1963 Tour of Oceania
Test Series
England 0–2 New Zealand
England 0–1 Australia
18 May 4 June 3 - - 3 3 1 - 2 6 1 - 5 16.67% 54 91 -37
  1972 Tour of South Africa
Test Series
England 1–0 South Africa
17 May 3 June 1 1 - - 6 5 1 - 7 6 1 - 85.71% 166 58 +108
 
 
1973 Tour of Oceania
Test Series
England 1–0 Fiji (Tour Match)
England 1–0 New Zealand
28 August 15 September 1 1 - - 4 1 - 3 5 2 - 3 40% 60 72 -12
  1975 Tour of Australia
Test Series
England 0–2 Australia
10 May 3 June 2 - - 2 6 4 - 2 8 4 - 4 50% 217 119 +98
  1981 Tour of Argentina
Test Series
England 1–0 Argentina (1 Draw)
16 May 6 June 2 1 1 - 5 5 - - 7 6 1 - 85.71% 193 100 +93
  1984 Tour of South Africa
Test Series
England 0–2 South Africa
19 May 9 June 2 - - 2 5 4 1 - 7 4 1 2 57.14% 156 145 +11
  1985 Tour of New Zealand
Test Series
England 0–2 New Zealand
18 May 8 June 2 - - 2 5 4 - 1 7 4 1 2 57.14% 146 123 +23
 
 
1988 Tour of Oceania
Test Series
England 0–2 Australia
England 1–0 Fiji
17 May 17 June 3 1 - 2 6 5 - 1 9 6 - 3 66.67% 203 137 +66
  1989 Tour of Romania
Test Series
England 1–0 Romania
1 1 0 0 - - - - - - - - - - -
  1990 Tour of Argentina
Test Series (England)
England 1–1 Argentina
14 July 4 August 2 1 - 1 5 2 - 3 7 3 - 4 42.86% 137 129 +8
 
 
1991 Tour of Oceania
Test Series
England 1–0 Fiji
England 0–1 Australia
2 1 - 1 5 2 - 3 7 3 - 4 42.86%
  1994 Tour of South Africa
Test Series (South Africa)
England 1–1 South Africa
2 1 - 1 6 2 - 4 8 3 - 5 37.5%
  1997 Tour of Argentina
Test Series (England)
England 1–1 Argentina
2 1 - 1 4 3 - 1 6 4 - 2 66.67%
  1997 Tour of Australia
Test Series
England 0–1 Australia
12 June 12 June 1 - - 1 - - - - 1 - - 1 0% 6 25 -19
 
 
 
1998 Tour of The Tri Nations
Test Series
England 0–1 Australia
England 0–2 New Zealand
England 0–1 South Africa
6 June 4 July 4 - - 4 3 - - 3 7 - - 7 0% 88 328 -240
  1999 Tour of Australia
Test Series
England 0–1 Australia
19 June 26 June 1 - - 1 1 1 - - 2 1 - 1 50% 54 36 +18
  2000 Tour of South Africa
Test Series (Shared)
England 1–1 South Africa
13 June 28 June 2 1 - 1 3 3 - - 5 4 - 1 80% 183 105 +78
 
 
2001 Tour of North America
Test Series
England 2–0 Canada
England 1–0 United States
2 June 16 June 3 3 - - 2 2 - - 5 5 - - 100% 253 89 +164
  2002 Tour of Argentina
Test Series
England 1–0 Argentina
17 June 22 June 1 1 - - 1 - - 1 2 1 - 1 50% 50 47 +3
 
 
2003 Tour of Oceania
Test Series
England 1–0 New Zealand
England 1–0 Australia
9 June 21 June 2 2 - - 1 1 - - 3 3 - - 100% 63 36 +27
 
 
2004 Tour of Oceania
Test Series
England 0–2 New Zealand
England 0–1 Australia
12 June 26 June 3 - - 3 - - - - 3 - - 3 0% 30 123 -97
  2006 Tour of Australia
Test Series
England 0–2 Australia
11 June 17 June 2 - - 2 - - - - 2 - - 2 0% 21 77 -56
  2007 Tour of South Africa
Test Series
England 0–2 South Africa
26 May 6 June 2 - - 2 - - - - 2 - - 2 0% 32 113 -81

Overall

Against Played Won Drawn Lost For Against % Won
  Argentina 7 4 1 2 154 123 57.10
  Australia 13 1 0 12 151 401 7.70
  Canada 2 2 0 0 81 30 100.00
  Fiji 2 2 0 0 53 24 100.00
  New Zealand 10 2 0 8 123 289 20.00
  Romania 1 1 0 0 58 3 100.00
  South Africa 10 3 0 7 155 290 30.00
  United States 1 1 0 0 48 19 100.00
Total 48 17 1 30 850 1215 62.75

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