1984 New Zealand rugby union tour of Australia
Summary
P W D L
Total
14 13 00 01
Test match
03 02 00 01
Opponent
P W D L
 Australia
3 2 0 1

The 1984 New Zealand rugby union tour of Australia was a series of fourteen rugby union matches played by the New Zealand national rugby union team (the All Blacks) in Australia in July and August 1984. The All Blacks won thirteen games and lost only the first of the three international matches against the Australia national rugby union team. It was the 25th tour of Australia by a New Zealand team.

The previous tour by the All Blacks in Australia was the 1980 tour, while Australia had visited New Zealand on their 1982 tour

The All Blacks won two test matches of three and retained the Bledisloe Cup which they had won in the 1982 series.

The tour

Scores and results list New Zealand's points tally first.
Opposing Team Score Date Venue Status Reports
For Against Preview Match
Queensland B 37 0 4 July 1984 Ballymore Stadium, Brisbane Tour match [1]
New South Wales 37 10 7 July 1984 Concord Oval, Sydney Tour match [2] [3]
South Australia 99 0 11 July 1984 Hindmarsh Stadium, Adelaide Tour match [4] [5]
Western Australia 72 0 15 July 1984 Parry Lakes, Perth Tour match [6]
Victoria 65 3 17 July 1984 Olympic Park, Melbourne Tour match [7]
Australia 9 16 21 July 1984 Cricket Ground, Sydney Test match [8] [9]
A.C.T. 40 16 25 July 1984 Rugby Park, Canberra Tour match [10][11] [12]
Sydney 28 3 28 July 1984 Concord Oval, Sydney Tour match [13] [14]
New South Wales Country 21 3 31 July 1984 No. 1 Oval, Tamworth Tour match [15]
Australia 19 15 4 August 1984 Ballymore Stadium, Brisbane Test match [16]
Queensland Country 88 0 8 August 1984 Carrara Stadium, Gold Coast Tour match [17] [18]
Queensland 39 12 12 August 1984 Ballymore Stadium, Brisbane Tour match [19]
New South Wales B 21 15 14 August 1984 Grahame Park, Gosford Tour match [20]
Australia 25 24 18 August 1984 Cricket Ground, Sydney Test match [21] [22]

Touring party

Backs

Forwards

References

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  2. ^ "RUGBY UNION All Blacks choose top team to meet NSW". The Canberra Times. Canberra: National Library of Australia. 6 July 1984. p. 22. Retrieved 1 August 2022.
  3. ^ "RUGBY UNION All Blacks outclass NSW in 2nd half". The Canberra Times. Canberra: National Library of Australia. 8 July 1984. p. 1. Retrieved 1 August 2022.
  4. ^ "RUGBY UNION All Blacks to weld weak spots against SA". The Canberra Times. Canberra: National Library of Australia. 10 July 1984. p. 19. Retrieved 31 July 2022.
  5. ^ "In Brief - All Blacks run riot". The Canberra Times. Canberra: National Library of Australia. 12 July 1984. p. 24. Retrieved 1 August 2022.
  6. ^ "RUGBY UNION All Blacks crush Western Australia". The Canberra Times. Canberra: National Library of Australia. 16 July 1984. p. 17. Retrieved 1 August 2022.
  7. ^ "RUGBY UNION Awesome All Blacks". The Canberra Times. Canberra: National Library of Australia. 18 July 1984. p. 38. Retrieved 1 August 2022.
  8. ^ "Plans to combat All Blacks Surprises by Wallabies in first Test". The Canberra Times. Canberra: National Library of Australia. 20 July 1984. p. 20. Retrieved 31 July 2022.
  9. ^ Foster, Michael (22 July 1984). "RUGBY UNION All Blacks defence devalued". The Canberra Times. Canberra: National Library of Australia. p. 1. Retrieved 31 July 2022.
  10. ^ Foster, Michael (24 July 1984). "RUGBY UNION ACT needs all its spirit against 'earnest' All Blacks". The Canberra Times. Canberra: National Library of Australia. p. 18. Retrieved 31 July 2022.
  11. ^ Foster, Michael (25 July 1984). "RUGBY UNION Injuries, weather hamper ACT preparation for All Blacks encounter". The Canberra Times. Canberra: National Library of Australia. p. 46. Retrieved 31 July 2022.
  12. ^ Foster, Michael (26 July 1984). "ACT team beaten but not disgraced in representative rugby union match All Blacks too". The Canberra Times. Canberra: National Library of Australia. p. 28. Retrieved 31 July 2022.
  13. ^ "RUGBY UNION NZ picks best for Sydney". The Canberra Times. Canberra: National Library of Australia. 27 July 1984. p. 20. Retrieved 1 August 2022.
  14. ^ "Win fails to ease All Blacks' doubts". The Canberra Times. Canberra: National Library of Australia. 29 July 1984. p. 1. Retrieved 1 August 2022.
  15. ^ "RUGBY UNION Mould pleased by Country potential". The Canberra Times. Canberra: National Library of Australia. 30 July 1984. p. 16. Retrieved 1 August 2022.
  16. ^ "RUGBY UNION All Blacks, 19-15, even series". The Canberra Times. Canberra: National Library of Australia. 5 August 1984. p. 3. Retrieved 31 July 2022.
  17. ^ "RUGBY UNION Tans, big finish for All Black tourists". The Canberra Times. Canberra: National Library of Australia. 8 August 1984. p. 40. Retrieved 1 August 2022.
  18. ^ "RUGBY UNION Hewson revives Test chances". The Canberra Times. Canberra: National Library of Australia. 9 August 1984. p. 22. Retrieved 1 August 2022.
  19. ^ "RUGBY UNION Aggressive All Blacks outclass Maroons". The Canberra Times. Canberra: National Library of Australia. 13 August 1984. p. 22. Retrieved 1 August 2022.
  20. ^ "RUGBY UNION All Blacks threatened by NSW". The Canberra Times. Canberra: National Library of Australia. 15 August 1984. p. 39. Retrieved 1 August 2022.
  21. ^ "Deciding match against All Blacks Australia set for final Test: coach". The Canberra Times. Canberra: National Library of Australia. 17 August 1984. p. 26. Retrieved 1 August 2022.
  22. ^ "All Blacks take Test series after narrow win Australia succumbs". The Canberra Times. Canberra: National Library of Australia. 19 August 1984. p. 1. Retrieved 31 July 2022.