Scotland seek back to back Australia wins
June 4, 2012
Dan Parks kicked a long-range drop-goal to help Scotland to a 9-8 win over Australia the last time the sides met © Getty Images
Andy Robinson's Scotland are aiming for a second successive victory against Australia when they meet in Newcastle on Tuesday.
Two penalties from Phil Godman and a Dan Parks drop goal sealed a 9-8 victory for Scotland the last time the sides met, at Murrayfield in November 2009.
Prior to then Scotland last beat the Australians back in July 1982 when a Keith Robertson try helped the tourists to a 12-7 win in Brisbane.
The two also came head-to-head in the quarter-finals of 2003 Rugby World Cup, when second-half tries from Stirling Mortlock, George Gregan and David Lyons blew away a stubborn Scotland side 33-16.
Australia v Scotland - all-time record: Played 25; Australia won 18; Scotland won 8; drawn none
Biggest winning margin: Aus: 42 points - Australia 45-3 Scotland, Sydney, June 13, 1998; Sco: 9 points - Scotland 24-15 Australia, Murrayfield, December 19, 1981.
Most tries: Aus: Six - Australia 23-3, Sydney, June 6, 1970; Sco: Two
Longest winning sequence: Aus: 16 - 10 July 1982 to 25 November 2006; Sco: Three - February 15, 1958 to November 2, 1968.
Most points (individual): Aus: Matt Burke (79) Sco: Chris Paterson (35)
Most tries (individual): Aus: David Campese and Lote Tuqiri (six) Sco: Sean Lamont, Jim Renwick and Keith Robertson (two).
Most points in a Test: Aus: Matt Burke (25) - Australia 45-3 Scotland, Sydney, June 13, 1998; Sco: Andy Irvine (17) - Scotland 24-15 Australia, Murrayfield, December 19, 1981
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