1958–59 French Rugby Union Championship

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French Rugby Championship 1958-59
Countries  France
Champions Racing Paris (4th title)
Runners-up Mont-de-Marsan

The 1958-59 French Rugby Union Championship was contested by 48 clubs divided in six pools of eight.

The five better of each pool and the two better 6th (for a sum of 32 clubs) were qualified to play a play-off phase.

The championship was won by Racing Paris that defeated Mont-de-Marsan in the final.

Context[edit]

The 1959 Five Nations Championship was won France .

The Challenge Yves du Manoir was won by Dax that beat Pau for 12-8.

Qualification round[edit]

In bold the qualified to "last 32" phase

Poule A[edit]

Poule B[edit]

Poule C[edit]

Poule D[edit]

Poule E[edit]

Poule F[edit]

"Last 32"[edit]

In bold the clubs qualified for the next round

Team 1 Team 2 Results
Lourdes Graulhet 12-6
Béziers Brive 13-9
Pau Toulouse Olympique EC 30-3
Dax Vichy 9-0
Racing Montferrand 8-0
Vienne Auch 3-3
Grenoble Tulle 12-6
Toulon Toulose 14-6
La Voulte Cognac 6-0
Perpignan Stadoceste 8-3
Mazamet Montauban 23-3
Bayonne Chambéry 13-3
Mont-de-Marsan Agen 5-0
Castres Angoulême 15-0
Périgueux Aurillac 19-0
Biarritz Cahors 6-3

"Last 16"[edit]

In bold the clubs qualified for the next round

Team 1 Team 2 Results
Lourdes Béziers 6-5
Pau Dax 12-6
Racing Vienne 6-0
Grenoble Toulon 5-3
La Voulte Perpignan 3-0
Mazamet Bayonne 6-3
Mont-de-Marsan Castres 6-0
Périgueux Biarritz 16-3

Quarter of finals[edit]

In bold the clubs qualified for the next round

Team 1 Team 2 Results
Lourdes Pau 9-8
Racing Grenoble 14-5
La Voulte Mazamet 3-0
Mont-de-Marsan Périgueux 20-3

Semifinals[edit]

Team 1 Team 2 Results
Mont-de-Marsan La Voulte 16-9
Racing Lourdes 19-3


Final[edit]

Teams Racing - Mont-de-Marsan
Score 8-3
Date 24 May 1959
Venue Parc municipal des sports, Bordeaux
Referee Albert Ferrasse
Line-up
Racing Roger Labernède, Claude Obadia, Jean-Pierre Beigbeder, Serge Grousset, Stéphane Boize, François Moncla, Michel Crauste, Marc Paillassa, Henri Lasserre, Louis Fernandez, Robert Navarre, Emile Barbaste, Arnaud Marquesuzaa, Alain Chappuis, Michel Debet
Mont-de-Marsan Pierre Cazals, Pierre Pascalin, Jean-Baptiste Amestoy, Paul Tignol, Pierre Capbert, Jean-Roger Bourdeu, Jacques Bourdeu, Ferdinand Roumat, Pierre Lacroix, Louis Requenna, Christian Darrouy, André Boniface, Guy Boniface, Gérard Dagès, Francis Darroze
Scorers
Racing 1 try Boize, 1 conversion and 1 penalty Debet
Mont-de-Marsan 1 try Guy Boniface


François Moncla, Michel Crauste and Arnaud Marquesuzaa

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