1961–62 French Rugby Union Championship

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French Rugby Championship 1961-62
Countries  France
Champions Agen (3rd title)
Runners-up Béziers

The 1961-62 French Rugby Union Championship was contested by 56 teams divided in 7 pools.

The four first teams of each pool and the better fourclassified fifth were qualified for the "last 32".

Le Agen won the Championship 1961-62 after beating the Béziers in the final.

Context[edit]

The 1962 Five Nations Championship was won by France.

The Challenge Yves du Manoir was won by Mont-de-Marsan that beat Pau par 14 - 9.

Qualification round[edit]

In bold the qualified to "last 32" phase

Pool 1[edit]

Pool 2[edit]

Pool 3[edit]

Pool 4[edit]

Pool 5[edit]

Pool 6[edit]

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Pool 7[edit]

"Last 32"[edit]

In bold the clubs qualified for the next round

Team 1 Team 2 Results
Agen Vienne 14-3
Mazamet Stadoceste 12-0
Pau Aurillac 11-5
Racing Chambéry 5-3
Dax Perpignan 8-0
Lannemezan Castres 3-0
La Rochelle La Voulte 3-3
Toulon Cognac 6-0
Béziers Tyrosse 8-0
Brive Grenoble 9-3
Cahors Bayonne 13-9
Biarritz Montauban 5-3
Lourdes Angoulême 13-3
SBUC Auch 3-0
Tulle Mont-de-Marsan 6-6
Graulhet Vichy 6-3

"Last 16"[edit]

In bold the clubs qualified for the next round

Team 1 Team 2 Results
Agen Mazamet 11-3
Pau Racing 8-3
Dax Lannemezan 9-3
La Rochelle Toulon 3-0
Béziers Brive 15-9
Cahors Biarritz 9-0
Lourdes SBUC 16-3
Tulle Graulhet 6-0

Quarter of finals[edit]

In bold the clubs qualified for the next round

Team 1 Team 2 Results
Agen Pau 11-3
Dax La Rochelle 6-3
Béziers Cahors 3-0
Lourdes Tulle 12-6

Semifinals[edit]

Team 1 Team 2 Results
Béziers Lourdes 6-3
Agen Dax 8-8 (a.o.t.)



The two finalistes de 1960-61 were qualified for the semifinals, Béziers won the match for number of tries scored.

Final[edit]

Teams Agen - Béziers
Score 14-11
Date 27 May 1962
Venue Stadium Municipal, Toulouse
Referee Raymond Gombeaud
Line-up
Agen Jean-Pierre Clar, Jean-Claude Malbet, Guy Miquel, Christian Matkowski, Georges Cavailles, Michel Sitjar, Louis Echave, Francesco Zani, Pierre Lacroix, Jean-Claude Hiquet, Serge Méricq, Claude Salesse, Henri Garcia, Michel Arino, Jean-Pierre Razat
Béziers Jean Arnal, Emile Bolzan, Francis Mas, Claude Vidal, André Gayraud, François Rondi, Roger Gensane, Jean Salas, Pierre Danos, Roger Bousquet, Gilbet Folch, Michel Bernatas, Jacques Fratangelle, Robert Spagnolo, Paul Dedieu
Scorers
Agen 3 tries Méricq (2) and Matkowski (1), 1 conversion and 1 penalty Sitjar
Béziers 1 try Rondi, 1 conversion and 2 penalties Dedieu


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