1999 Ireland rugby union tour of Australia
Coach(es)Warren Gatland
Tour captain(s)Dion O'Cuinnegain
Top test point scorer(s)Nathan Spooner (19)
Top test try scorer(s)Tiaan Strauss (3)
Summary
P W D L
Total
04 01 00 03
Test match
02 00 00 02
Opponent
P W D L
 Australia
2 0 0 2
Tour chronology
Previous tourSouth Africa 1998
Next tourThe Americas 2000

1999 Ireland rugby union tour of Australia. The Ireland national rugby union team embarked on their third tour of Australia having also visited in 1979 and 1994. The tour saw Brian O'Driscoll make his full international in the first test against Australia.[1][2] In 2001, O'Driscoll, together with Jeremy Davidson and Malcolm O'Kelly would return to Australia with the British and Irish Lions.

Non-International Games

Scores and results list Ireland's points tally first.
Opposing Team For Against Date Venue
New South Wales Country XV 43 6 31 May 1999 Woy Woy, Gosford[3]
New South Wales 24 39 6 June 1999 Sydney Football Stadium, Sydney[3]

Test matches

12 June 1999
Australia  46–10 Ireland
Tries: Dan Herbert
Tiaan Strauss (3)
Ben Tune
David Wilson
Con: Nathan Spooner (5)
Pen: Nathan Spooner (2)
Report[4] Tries: Kevin Maggs
Con: David Humphreys
Pen: David Humphreys
Ballymore, Brisbane
Attendance: 24,177
Referee: AJ Watson (South Africa)
19 June 1999
Australia  32–26 Ireland
Tries: Tim Horan
Chris Latham
Con: Joe Roff (2)
Pen: Joe Roff (3)
Nathan Spooner
Report[5] Tries: Kevin Maggs
000Peter Clohessy
000Justin Bishop
Con: David Humphreys
Pen: David Humphreys (3)
Subiaco Oval, Perth, Western Australia
Attendance: 26,267
Referee: AJ Watson (South Africa)

Touring party

Backs

Forwards

References

  1. ^ Irish Examiner Archived 29 June 2011 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ www.irishrugby.ie
  3. ^ a b "IRELAND A: DEVELOPMENT TOUR TONEW ZEALAND AND WESTERN SAMOAMAY–JUNE 1997". Irish Rugby. Retrieved 23 December 2021.
  4. ^ "IRELAND TOUR - Brisbane, 12 June 1999". espnscrum. Retrieved 24 December 2021.
  5. ^ "IRELAND TOUR - Perth, 19 June 1999". espnscrum. Retrieved 24 December 2021.
  6. ^ "Ireland Rugby tours". Irish Rugby. Retrieved 23 December 2021.

See also