Pacific Rim Championship - San Francisco, 7 June 1997, 13:00 local, 20:00 GMT
United States of America (22) 51 - 29 (22) Japan (FT)

Teams

United States of America Japan
Tries Alexander, Anitoni, Bachelet, Grobler, Hightower 4, Scharrenberg Tries Gordon, Imaizumi, Murata, Sakata
Cons Alexander 3 Cons Murata 3
Pens none Pens Murata

Notes

 
Result United States of America won by a margin of 22 points
 
Ground name Boxer Stadium, San Francisco
Attendance 1800
 
Referee D Steele (Canada)
 
United States of America Test debuts M McLeod
Japan Test debuts K Koizumi, K Oguchi

Other scores

England tour
Argentina 33 - 13 England Buenos Aires
Pacific Rim Championship
Canada 17 - 16 Hong Kong Vancouver