1972 France rugby union tour of Australia

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1972 France tour in Australia
Type P W D L
Total: 9 8 1 0
Test match: 2 1 1 0
Opp. P W D L
 Australia 1 1 1 0
Statistics against Test match opponents

The 1972 France rugby union tour of Australia was a series of nine matches played by the France national rugby union team in Australia in May and June 1972. The French team went through the tour unbeaten by winning eight of its nine matches and drawing the other. France won the two-match test series against Australia (the Wallabies) 1–0 with the other match drawn. As of 2012 this remains France's only series victory on Australian soil.


Scores and results list France's points tally first.
Date Opponent Location Result Score
Match 1 28 May Western Australia Perth Won 29–12
Match 2 31 May South Australia Adelaide Won 44–19
Match 3 3 June Tasmania Hobart Won 45–12
Match 4 6 June Sydney Sydney Won 15–9
Match 5 10 June New South Wales Sydney Won 29–23
Match 6 12 June New South Wales Country Armidale Won 25–15
Match 7 17 June Australia SCG, Sydney Drew 14–14
Match 8 21 June Queensland Brisbane Won 37–3
Match 9 25 June Australia Ballymore, Brisbane Won 16–15

Touring party[edit]