1958 France rugby union tour of South Africa

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1958 France tour in South Africa
Manager: Serge Saulnier
Type P W D L
Total: 10 5 2 3
Test match: 2 1 1 0
Opp. P W D L
 South Africa 2 1 1 0
 Rhodesia 1 1 0 0
Statistics against Test match opponents


Results[edit]

Date Opponent Location Result Score
Match 1 12 July Rhodesia Salisbury Won 19–0
Match 2 16 July Northern and Western Transvaal Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria Lost 18–19
Match 3 19 July Eastern Transvaal, Natal and Transvaal Springs Won 16–14
Match 4 22 July Orange Free State, Griqualand West and South-West Africa Bloemfontein Drew 11–11
Match 5 26 July SOUTH AFRICA Newlands, Cape Town Drew 3–3
Match 6 30 July Western Province, Boland and South Western Districts Wellington Lost 8–38
Match 7 2 August Junior Springboks Port Elizabeth Lost 5–9
Match 8 6 August Border, Eastern Province and North Eastern Districts East London Won 16–9
Match 9 9 August South African Universities Durban Won 32–16
Match 10 16 August SOUTH AFRICA Ellis Park, Johannesburg Won 9–5

The Tests[edit]

First Test[edit]

26 July 1958
South Africa  3–3  France
Lochner (3 – 1t) (3 – 1dg) Danos
Newlands, Cape Town
Attendance: 44,000
Referee: South Africa Bertie Strasheim
FB 15 Mickey Gerber
RW 14 Jan Prinsloo
IC 13 Jeremy Nel
OC 12 Wilf Rosenberg
LW 11 Loftie Fourie
FH 10 Ian Kirkpatrick
SH 9 Popeye Strydom
LP 1 Chris Koch
HK 2 Bertus van der Merwe
TP 3 Spiere du Toit
LL 4 Johan Steenekamp
RL 5 Johan Claassen (c)
BF 6 Hugo van Zyl
OF 7 Martin Pelser
N8 8 Butch Lochner
FB 15 Pierre Lacaze
RW 14 Jean-Vincent Dupuy
IC 13 Arnaud Marquesuzaa
OC 12 Guy Stener
LW 11 Henri Rancoule
FH 10 Roger Martine
SH 9 Pierre Danos
LP 1 Aldo Quaglio
HK 2 Robert Vigier
TP 3 Alfred Roques
LL 4 Lucien Mias (c)
RL 5 Bernard Mommejat
BF 6 Francois Moncla
OF 7 Jean Carrere
N8 8 Jean Barthe

Second Test[edit]

16 August 1958
South Africa  5–9  France
Fourie (3 – 1t)
Gerber (2 – 1c)
(6 – 1pg, 1dg) Lacaze
(3 – 1dg) Martine
Ellis Park, Johannesburg
Attendance: 50,000
Referee: South Africa Chris Ackermann
FB 15 Mickey Gerber
RW 14 Jan Prinsloo
IC 13 Joe Kaminer
OC 12 Alan Skene
LW 11 Loftie Fourie
FH 10 Jeremy Nel
SH 9 Tommy Gentles
LP 1 Chris Koch
HK 2 Abie Malan
TP 3 Spiere du Toit
LL 4 Jan Pickard
RL 5 Johan Claassen (c)
BF 6 Dawie Ackermann
OF 7 Louis Schmidt
N8 8 Butch Lochner
FB 15 Pierre Lacaze
RW 14 Jean-Vincent Dupuy
IC 13 Arnaud Marquesuzaa
OC 12 Guy Stener
LW 11 Henri Rancoule
FH 10 Roger Martine
SH 9 Pierre Danos
LP 1 Aldo Quaglio
HK 2 Robert Vigier
TP 3 Alfred Roques
LL 4 Lucien Mias (c)
RL 5 Bernard Mommejat
BF 6 Francois Moncla
OF 7 Jean Carrere
N8 8 Jean Barthe

Touring party[edit]

  • Manager: Serge Saulnier
  • Assistant Manager: Marcel Laurent
  • Captain: Lucien Mias

Forwards[edit]

Raoul Barrière Jean Barthe Robert Baulon Jean Carrère Louis Casaux Michel Celaya Pierre Danos Jean Dupuy Louis Echave Pierre Fremaux Jean de Grogorio André Haget Pierre Lacaze Pierre Lacroix Jacques Lepatey Arnaud Marquesuzaa Roger Martine Bernard Mommejat François Moncla Aldo Quaglio Henri Rancoule Lucien Roge Alfred Roques Guy Stener Michel Vannier Roger Vigier