1981-82 Australia Rugby Union Tour of Britain and Ireland

1981-82 Australia Rugby Union Tour of Britain and Ireland

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The 1981-82 Australia rugby union tour of Britain and Ireland was a series of matches played by the Australia national rugby union team (nicknamed the Wallabies). The touring team played twenty-three matches between October 1981 and January 1982, winning sixteen games, drawing one and losing six. The scheduled final game, against the Barbarians was cancelled due to heavy snow.The team played four international matches but were successful in only one, against Ireland. The Wallabies subsequently lost to Wales, Scotland and England. Although they outscored their opponents on tries in each of the four internationals, the home teams' goal-kicking proved more reliable in every case.Outside the international programme, the Wallabies won only once in their opening four matches. They lost to the English Midlands Division in the opening match, were held to a draw by the English Northern Division in the third match and lost to Bridgend in the fourth match.show more

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  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 104g
  • Claud Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136693127
  • 9786136693125