1988 Samoa rugby union tour of Britain and Ireland

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1988 Samoa rugby union tour of Britain and Ireland
Summary
P W D L
Total
10 04 00 06
Test match
02 00 00 02
Opponent
P W D L
 Ireland
1 0 0 1
 Wales
1 0 0 1

The 1988 Samoa rugby union tour of Britain and Ireland was a series of ten rugby union matches played in October and November 1988 in Wales and Ireland by the Samoa national rugby union team, who competed under the name of Western Samoa at the time. Samoa lost both their international matches but won four of their eight non-international games against club and regional teams.

Matches[edit]

Scores and results list Samoa's score first.
Opposing Team Result For Against Date Venue
Welsh Counties Under-23 Won 19 18 11 October Llanelli
Newbridge Won 16 15 15 October Newbridge
North Wales Won 24 12 19 October Wrexham
Bridgend Lost 17 21 22 October Bridgend
Aberavon Lost 11 21 26 October Port Talbot
IRELAND Lost 22 49 29 October Lansdowne Road, Dublin
Ulster Lost 15 47 2 November Ravenhill, Belfast
Connacht Lost 18 25 5 November Galway
Pontypridd Won 23 22 8 November Pontypridd
WALES Lost 6 24 12 November National Stadium, Cardiff


References[edit]

  • Jones, Stephen, ed. (1989). Rothmans Rugby Union Yearbook 1989-90. London: Queen Anne Press. pp. 35–40. ISBN 0356178625.