2006 England rugby union tour of Australia
ManagerAndy Robinson
Tour captain(s)Pat Sanderson
Summary
P W D L
Total
02 00 00 02
Test match
02 00 00 02
Opponent
P W D L
 Australia
2 0 0 2
Tour chronology
Previous tourAustralasia 2004
Next tourSouth Africa 2007

The 2006 England rugby union tour of Australia was a series of matches played in June 2006 in Australia by England national rugby union team.

England lost both matches against "Wallabies".

Touring party

Backs

I Balshaw (Gloucester), M Van Gisbergen (Wasps), J Simpson-Daniel (Gloucester), T Varndell (Leicester), T Voyce (Wasps), J Noon (Newcastle), M Tait (Newcastle), S Abbott (Wasps), M Catt (London Irish), O Barkley (Bath), A Goode (Leicester), S Bemand (Leicester), P Richards (Gloucester), N Walshe (Bath).

Forwards

G Chuter (Leicester), L Mears (Bath), A Titterrell (Sale), T Payne (Wasps), G Rowntree (Leicester), Duncan Bell (Bath), J White (Leicester), A Brown (Gloucester), L Deacon (Leicester), C Jones (Sale), B Kay (Leicester), M Lipman (Bath), M Lund (Sale), L Moody (Leicester), P Sanderson (Worcester), J Worsley (Wasps).

Source: BBC[1]

Matches

11 June 2006
Australia  34–3  England
Try: Blake, Gerrard, Latham
Con: Mortlock 2
Pen: Mortlock 5
Pen: Barkley
Stadium Australia, Sydney
Attendance: 62,000
Referee: Alan Lewis Ireland

Australia: 15.Chris Latham, 14.Mark Gerrard, 13.Stirling Mortlock, 12.Mat Rogers, 11.Lote Tuqiri, 10.Stephen Larkham, 9.George Gregan (capt), 8.Rocky Elsom, 7.George Smith, 6.Daniel Heenan, 5.Dan Vickerman, 4.Nathan Sharpe, 3.Rodney Blake, 2.Tai McIsaac, 1.Greg Holmes, – replacements: 16.Jeremy Paul, 17.Al Baxter, 18.Mark Chisholm, 19.Phil Waugh, 20.Josh Valentine, 21.Clyde Rathbone, 22.Cameron Shepherd
England: 15.Iain Balshaw, 14.Tom Varndell, 13.Mathew Tait, 12.Mike Catt, 11.Tom Voyce, 10.Olly Barkley, 9.Peter Richards, 8.Pat Sanderson (capt.), 7.Lewis Moody, 6.Magnus Lund, 5.Alex Brown, 4.Louis Deacon, 3.Julian White, 2.Lee Mears, 1.Graham Rowntree, – replacements: 16.George Chuter, 17.Tim Payne, 18.Chris Jones, 19.Joe Worsley, 20.Nick Walshe, 21.Andy Goode, 22.Jamie Noon


17 June 2006
Australia  43–18  England
Try: Larkham, Smith, Tuqiri
Chisholm, Gerrard 2,
Con: Mortlock 5
Pen: Mortlock
Try: Chuter, Varndell
Con: Goode
Pen: Goode
Drop: Goode
Melbourne
Attendance: 65,000
Referee: Steve Walsh New Zealand

Australia: 15.Chris Latham, 14.Mark Gerrard, 13.Stirling Mortlock (capt.), 12.Mat Rogers, 11.Lote Tuqiri, 10.Stephen Larkham, 9.Sam Cordingley, 8.Rocky Elsom, 7.George Smith, 6.Mark Chisholm, 5.Dan Vickerman, 4.Nathan Sharpe, 3.Rodney Blake, 2.Adam Freier, 1.Greg Holmes, – replacements: 16.Jeremy Paul, 17.Al Baxter, 18.Wycliff Palu, 19.Phil Waugh, 20.George Gregan, 21.Clyde Rathbone, 22.Cameron Shepherd
England: 15.Iain Balshaw, 14.Tom Varndell, 13.Jamie Noon, 12.Mike Catt, 11.Mathew Tait, 10.Andy Goode, 9.Peter Richards, 8.Pat Sanderson (capt.), 7.Michael Lipman, 6.Joe Worsley, 5.Ben Kay, 4.Chris Jones, 3.Julian White, 2.George Chuter, 1.Graham Rowntree, – replacements: 16.Lee Mears, 17.Tim Payne, 18.Louis Deacon, 19.Magnus Lund, 20.Nick Walshe, 21.Olly Barkley, 22.Stuart Abbott


See also

References

  1. ^ "England recall for veteran Catt". BBC. 15 May 2006. Retrieved 3 July 2009.