In Rugby Union, John Thornett's Wallabies face a touring Great Britain team. The British team was captained by David Watkins, who changed the tests with a famous drop kick.
Scotland toured Australia for the first time and although the countries had been playing each other since 1947, this was the first Test between the two on Australian soil.
The 1972 France rugby union tour of Australia was a series of matches played by the France national rugby union team in Australia in May and June 1972. France won the two-match test series against Australia 1-0 with the other match drawn. As of 2012 this remains France's only series victory on Australian soil.
Tonga play an exuberant, joyous brand of football, and their debut against Peter Sullivan's Wallabies was greatly anticipated.
Australia comfortably won the first Test 30-12, and may have been complacent going in to the second Test. If they were, it was a big mistake against the talented Tongans.
The Wallabies take on the All Blacks in the 3rd Test of the 1980 Bledisloe Cup in Sydney.
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