New Zealand and the Barbarians have played each other on 11 occasions. The first encounter was in February 1954 and saw New Zealand win 19–5 at Cardiff Arms Park, while the last was in November 2017, when New Zealand won 31–22 at Twickenham. All the matches have been played at two venues – Cardiff Arms Park and Twickenham. New Zealand have never played the Barbarians at home but have won 8 of the 11 matches.

Overall summary

Details Played Won by New Zealand Won by Barbarians Drawn New Zealand points Barbarians points
In New Zealand 0 0 0 0 0 0
Neutral venue 11 8 2 1 250 154
Overall 11 8 2 1 250 154

Matches

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Date Venue Score Victor Comments
20 February 1954 Cardiff Arms Park, Cardiff 5–19  New Zealand
15 February 1964 Cardiff Arms Park, Cardiff 3–36  New Zealand
16 December 1967 Twickenham, London 6–11  New Zealand
27 January 1973 Cardiff Arms Park, Cardiff 23–11 Barbarians Featured Gareth Edwards and The greatest try ever scored
30 November 1974 Twickenham, London 13–13 Draw
16 December 1978 Cardiff Arms Park, Cardiff 16–18  New Zealand
25 November 1989 Twickenham, London 10–21  New Zealand
4 December 1993 Cardiff Arms Park, Cardiff 12–25  New Zealand
4 December 2004 Twickenham, London 19–47  New Zealand 2004 end of year test
5 December 2009 Twickenham, London 25–18 Barbarians 2009 end of year test
4 November 2017 Twickenham, London 22–31  New Zealand 2017 end of year test

References

  1. ^ "Roll of Honour - Match Records". Barbarians. Retrieved 29 September 2012.
  2. ^ "Barbarians Opponents - New Zealand XV (non cap)". Barbarians. Archived from the original on 10 August 2011. Retrieved 29 September 2012.