1984 France rugby union tour of New Zealand

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1984 France tour in New Zealand
Type P W D L
Total: 8 6 0 2
Test match: 2 0 0 2
Opp. P W D L
 New Zealand 2 0 0 2
Statistics against Test match opponents

The 1984 France rugby union tour of New Zealand was a series of eight matches played in June 1984 by the France national rugby union team in New Zealand. The team won all six of their matches against New Zealand provincial teams but lost both their internationals against the New Zealand All Blacks.

Results[edit]

Scores and results list France's points tally first.
Date Opponent Location Result Score
Match 1 2 June Taranaki Rugby Park, New Plymouth Won 30–18
Match 2 6 June Marlborough Lansdowne Park, Blenheim Won 36–9
Match 3 9 June Wellington Athletic Park, Wellington Won 38–18
Match 4 12 June Otago Carisbrook, Dunedin Lost 20–10
Match 5 16 June NEW ZEALAND Lancaster Park, Christchurch Lost 9–10
Match 6 19 June Hawke's Bay McLean Park, Napier Won 40–18
Match 7 23 June NEW ZEALAND Eden Park, Auckland Lost 18–31
Match 8 26 June Counties Pukekohe Stadium, Pukekohe Won 33–24

Test matches[edit]

First Test[edit]

16 June 1984
New Zealand  10–9  France
Taylor (4 – 1t)
Hewson (6 – 2pg)
(4 – 1t) Blanco
(5 – 1c, 1pg) Lescarboura
Lancaster Park, Christchurch
Referee: W. Jones (WRU)

NEW ZEALAND: Allan Hewson, John Kirwan, Stephen Pokere, Bruce Smith, Warwick Taylor, Wayne Smith, Andy Donald, John Ashworth, Andy Dalton (c), Gary Knight, Gary Whetton, Andy Haden, Mark Shaw, Murray Mexted, Jock Hobbs

FRANCE: Serge Blanco, Patrice Lagisquet, Didier Codorniou, Philippe Sella, Patrick Esteve, Jean-Patrick Lescarboura, Pierre Berbizier, Pierre Dospital, Philippe Dintrans (c), Jean-Pierre Garuet, François Haget, Jean Condom, Laurent Rodriguez, Jean-Charles Orso, Jean-Luc Joinel.

Second Test[edit]

23 June 1984
New Zealand  31–18  France
Hewson (19 – 5pg, 2c)
Taylor (4 – 1t)
B. Smith (4 – 1t)
Dalton (4 – 1t)
(14 – 2t, 2pg) Lescarboura
(4 – 1t) Bonneval
Eden Park, Auckland
Referee: W. Jones (WRU)

NEW ZEALAND: Allan Hewson, John Kirwan, Stephen Pokere, Bruce Smith, Warwick Taylor, Wayne Smith, Andy Donald, John Ashworth, Andy Dalton (c), Gary Knight, Gary Whetton, Andy Haden, Mark Shaw, Murray Mexted, Jock Hobbs

FRANCE: Serge Blanco, Patrice Lagisquet, Didier Codorniou (rep Eric Bonneval), Philippe Sella, Patrick Esteve, Jean-Patrick Lescarboura, Pierre Berbizier, Pierre Dospital, Philippe Dintrans (c), Jean-Pierre Garuet, François Haget, Jean Condom, Laurent Rodriguez, Jacques Gratton, Jean-Luc Joinel.

Touring party[edit]

  • Manager: Yves Noé
  • Assistant Manager: Jacques Fouroux
  • Captain: Philippe Dintrans

Full backs[edit]

Three-quarters[edit]

Half-backs[edit]

Forwards[edit]

References[edit]

  • Stephen Jones, ed. (1985). Rothmans Rugby Yearbook 1985–86. Rothmans Publications Ltd. pp. 61–67. ISBN 0-356-10942-9.