1997 Australia rugby union tour

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1997 Australia rugby union tour
of Argentina and Great Britain
Summary
P W D L
Total
07 05 01 01
Test match
04 02 01 01
Opponent
P W D L
 Argentina
2 1 0 1
 England
1 0 1 0
 Scotland
1 1 0 0

The 1997 Wallabies Spring Tour was a series of matches played in October and November 1997 in Argentina and the Great Britain by the Australia national rugby union team.

Matches[edit]

Summary[edit]

Complete list of matches played by the Wallabies:[1]

     Test matches

# Date Rival City Venue Score
1 25 Oct Tucumán RU Tucumán Atlético Tucumán 16–15
2 29 Oct Rosario RU Rosario Duendes 40–29
3 1 Nov  Argentina Buenos Aires Ferro Carril Oeste 23–15
4 5 Nov Buenos Aires RU Los Polvorines, GBA Buenos Aires CRC 40–17
5 8 Nov  Argentina Buenos Aires Ferro Carril Oeste 16–18
6 15 Nov  England Twickenham Twickenham Stadium 15–15
7 22 Nov  Scotland Edinburgh Murrayfield Stadium 37–8
Balance
Pl W D L Ps Pc
7 5 1 1 187 117

Match details[edit]

[1]


1 Nov 1997
Argentina  15–23  Australia
Pen: Giannantonio (5)
Try: Finnegan
Pen: David Knox (6)
Ferro Carril Oeste
Referee: Bertie Smith (Ireland)
Argentina
Australia

Argentina: Ezequiel Jurado; Diego Albanese, Eduardo Simone, Fabián Turnes, Diego Giannantonio; Lisandro Arbizu, Agustin Pichot; Pablo Camerlinckx; Miguel Ruiz, Rolando Martín; Alejandro Allub, Pedro Sporleder (captain); Mauricio Reggiardo, Mario Ledesma (Martín Scelzo), Roberto Grau.
Australia: Stephen Larkham (Mítch Hardy); Ben Tune, Tim Horan, Pat Howard y Joe Roff; David Knox, George Gregan; Troy Coker (Willie Ofahengaue); Brett Robinson, Owen Finnegan (Willie Ofahengaue); John Eales (captain), Warwick Waugh; Andrew Blades, Michael Foley, Richard Harry.


8 Nov 1997
Argentina  18–16  Australia
Try: Pichot, Martin
Pen: Giannantonio (2)
Drop: Giannantonio
Try: Finnegan, Tune
Pen: David Knox (2)
Ferro Carril Oeste
Referee: Dave McHugh (Ireland)
Argentina
Australia

Argentina: Ezequiel Jurado; Diego Albanese, Eduardo Simone, Fabián Turnes, Diego Giannantonio; Lisandro Arbizu, Agustin Pichot; Pablo Camerlinckx; Miguel Ruiz, Rolando Martín; Alejandro Allub, Pedro Sporleder (captain); Mauricio Reggiardo (Omar Hasan), Mario Ledesma, Roberto Grau.
Australia: Stephen Larkham; Ben Tune, Tim Horan, Pat Howard y Joe Roff; David Knox (Mitch Hardy), George Gregan; Troy Coker (Willie Ofahengaue); Brett Robinson, Owen Finnegan; John Eales (captain), Warwick Waugh; Andrew Blades, Michael Foley, Richard Harry.

Bibliography[edit]

Mick Cleary, ed. (1998). Rothmans Rugby Union Yearbook 1998–99. Headline. ISBN 0-7472-7653-6. 

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Memoria y Balance 1997 at Argentina Rugby Union