1988 England rugby union tour of Australia and Fiji
ManagerGeoff Cooke
Tour captain(s)John Orwin
Summary
P W D L
Total
09 06 00 03
Test match
03 01 00 02
Opponent
P W D L
 Australia
2 0 0 2
 Fiji
1 1 0 0

The 1988 England rugby union tour of Australia and Fiji was a series of nine matches played by the England national rugby union team in Australia and Fiji in May and June 1988. The England team won six of their nine matches and lost the other three. England lost both games in the two–match test series against the Australia national rugby union team but won the test match against the Fiji national rugby union team.

Matches

Date Venue Home Score Away
17 May 1988 Quarry Hill Rugby Park, Mackay Queensland Country 7 – 39 England XV
22 May 1988 Ballymore, Brisbane Queensland 18 – 22 England XV
25 May 1988 Gold Park, Toowoomba Queensland 'B' 7 – 19 England XV
29 May 1988 Ballymore, Brisbane  Australia 22 – 16  England
1 June 1988 Hindmarsh Stadium, Adelaide South Australia Invitation XV 10 – 37 England XV
5 June 1988 Concord Oval, Sydney New South Wales 23 – 12 England XV
8 June 1988 Brandon Park, Wollongong New South Wales 'B' 9 – 25 England XV
12 June 1988 Concord Oval, Sydney  Australia 28 – 8  England
16 June 1988 National Stadium, Suva  Fiji 12 – 25  England

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Touring party

Full-backs[edit]

Three-quarters[edit]

Half-backs[edit]

Replacements

  • Will Carling (Harlequins) 5 Caps
  • Tim Buttimore (Leicester) No Caps

Forwards[edit]

See also

References

  1. ^ Stephen Jones, ed. (1988). England to Australia and Fiji 1988. London: Queen Anne Press. ISBN 0-356-15884-5.