1967–68 French Rugby Union Championship

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French Rugby Championship 1967-68
Countries  France
Champions Lourdes (8th title)
Runners-up Touloun

The 1967-68 French Rugby Union Championship was contested by 64 teams divided in 8 pools.The first four of each pool, were qualified for the "last 32".

The Lourdes won the Championship 1967-68 after beating the Toulon in the final. The two teams tied the match (9-9) after overtime and Lourdes was declared champion for the greatest number of tries scored.

Context[edit]

Il 1988 saw the "équipe de France" obtained his firs Grand Chelem in the 1968 Five Nations Championship.

The final of the championship was delayed of 3 weeks for the riot of the évènements de Mai 1968

The French rugby lost Guy Boniface (Mont-de-Marsan) and Jean-Michel Capendeguy (Saint-Jean-de-Luz), dead in car accidents,

The Challenge Yves du Manoir was won en 1968 by the Narbonne that beat Dax in the final (14-6).

Qualification round[edit]

In bold the qualified to next round

Pool 1[edit]

Pool 2[edit]

Pool 3[edit]

Pool 4[edit]

Pool 5[edit]

Pool 6[edit]

Pool 7[edit]

Pool 8[edit]

"Last 32"[edit]

In bold the clubs qualified for the next round

Team 1 Team 2 Results
Grenoble Vichy 11-6
Graulhet Condom 11-0
Touloun La Rochelle 12-6
Bayonne Montferrand 10-8
Narbonne Oloron 6-3
Dax Auch 17-9
Montauban Dijon 9-6
Romans Tulle 14-9
Lourdes Valence 19-5
La Voulte Quillan 15-6
Mont-de-Marsan Bègles 16-8
Pau Agen 6-0
Stadoceste Angoulême 14-6
Béziers Lannemezan 0-0
Brive Toulouse Olympique EC 11-3
Toulouse Carmaux 14-12


"Last 16"[edit]

In bold the clubs qualified for the next round

Team 1 Team 2 Results
Grenoble Graulhet 14-3
Touloun Bayonne 20-13
Narbonne Dax 9-0
Montauban Romans 11-6
Lourdes La Voulte 47-9
Mont-de-Marsan Pau 8-3
Stadoceste Béziers 6-0
Brive Toulose 22-9


Quarter of finals[edit]

In bold the clubs qualified for the next round

Team 1 Team 2 Results
Grenoble Touloun 3-18
Narbonne Montauban 30-0
Lourdes Mont-de-Marsan 9-3
Stadoceste Brive 22-12


Semifinals[edit]

Team 1 Team 2 Results
Touloun Narbonne 14-9
Lourdes Stadoceste 15-6


Final[edit]

Teams Lourdes - Toulon
Score 9-9
Date 16 June 1968
Venue Stadium Municipal, Toulouse
Referee Charles Durant
Line-up
Lourdes Jean Bourdette, René Trucco, Pierre Doumecq, Guy Cazenave, Jean-Pierre Massebœuf, Serge Dunet, Michel Hauser, Michel Crauste, Jean-Henri Mir, Jean Gachassin, André Campaes, Michel Arnaudet, Raymond Halçaren, Jean-Pierre Latanne, Bertrand Fourcade
Touloun Noël Vadella, Georges Fabre, Arnaldo Gruarin, Jean-Pierre Mouysset, André Herrero, Jean-Pierre Monnet, Christian Carrère, Daniel Hache, Louis Irastorza, Paul Bos, Jean-Pierre Carreras, Roger Fabien, Blaise Salvarelli, Basile Moraitis, Bernard Labouré
Scorers
Lourdes 2 tries Latanne, 1 drop Gachassin
Touloun 2 penaltys and 1 drop Labouré


The facts of May 1968 retarded of three weeks of this match.

As conseguence, was changed the rules: in case of equity at the end of over time, will be declared champion Lourdes that score 2 tries against none. Thi sis alsuo due to the fact that the national team had to start for the 1968 France rugby union team tour to Nez Zealand.

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