2008 France rugby union tour of Australia

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2008 France tour in Australia
Type P W D L
Total: 2 0 0 2
Test match: 2 0 0 2
Opp. P W D L
 Australia 0 0 0 2
Statistics against Test match opponents

The 2008 France rugby union tour of Australia was a series of matches played in June–July 2008 in Australia by France national rugby union team. The French (with 12 "newcomers" and without the player of the club finalist of Top 14) lost heavily both test.

Results[edit]

28 June 2008
Australia  34–13  France
Try: Giteau 35', Sharpe 42'
Elsom 46', Mortlock 62'
Con: Giteau 36' 43' 47' 63'
Pen: Giteau 18' 50'
report Try: Palisson 66
Con: Trin-Duc 67'
Pen: Yachvili 21' 40'
Stadium Australia, Sydney
Attendance: 49,000
Referee: Marius Jonker (South Africa)
Australia France
Cameron Shepherd FB 15 FB Pepito Elhorga Substituted off 22'
Peter Hynes W 14 W Alexis Palisson
(capt.) Stirling Mortlock C 13 C Francois Trinh-Duc
Substituted off 56' Berrick Barnes C 12 C Damien Traille
Substituted off 28' Lote Tuqiri W 11 W Benjamin Thiery
Matt Giteau FH 10 FH Benjamin Boyet Substituted off 62'
Substituted off 69' Luke Burgess SH 9 SH Dimitri Yachvili Substituted off 60'
Substituted off 45' Wycliff Palu N8 8 N8 Louis Picamoles Substituted off 57'
Substituted off 65' George Smith F 7 F Imanol Harinordoquy
Rocky Elsom F 6 F Fulgence Ouedraogo
Nathan Sharpe L 5 L Lionel Nallet (capt.) Substituted off 69'
James Horwill L 4 L Sebastien Chabal
Al Baxter P 3 P Benoit Lecouls
Substituted off 69' Stephen Moore H 2 H Sebastien Bruno Substituted off 49'
Substituted off 59' Benn Robinson P 1 P Lionel Faure Substituted off 48'
Replacements
Substituted in 69' Adam Freier H 16 H Benjamin Kayser Substituted in 49'
Substituted in 59' Ben Alexander P 17 P Renaud Boyoud Substituted in 48'
Substituted in 65' Dean Mumm F 18 L David Couzinet Substituted in 69'
Substituted in 45' Phil Waugh N8 19 N8 Matthieu Lievremont Substituted in 57'
Substituted in 69' Sam Cordingley SH 20 SH Sebastien Tillous-Borde Substituted in 60'
Substituted in 56' Ryan Cross C 21 FH Thibault Lacroix Substituted in 62'
Substituted in 28' Adam Ashley-Cooper W 22 FB David Janin Substituted in 22'
Coaches
New Zealand Robbie Deans Marc Lièvremont France



5 July 2008
Australia  40–10  France
Try: Hynes 6', Horwill (36'
Cross 57' 67
Con: Giteau 7' 36' 58' 68'
Pen: Giteau 3' 15' 23' 28'
report Try: Trinh-Duc 80'
Con: Yachvili 80'
Pen: Trinh-Duc 40'
Lang Park, Brisbane
Attendance: 50,000
Referee: Paul Honiss (New Zealand)
Australia France
Adam Ashley-Cooper FB 15 FB Benjamin Thiery
Peter Hynes W 14 W Alexis Palisson
Substituted off 72' (capt.) Stirling Mortlock C 13 C Maxime Mermoz Substituted off 41'
Substituted off 52' Berrick Barnes C 12 C Thibault Lacroix Substituted off 56'
Lachie Turner W 11 W David Janin
Matt Giteau FH 10 FH Francois Trinh-Duc
Sent to blood bin 23' to 43' Substituted off 73' Luke Burgess SH 9 SH Sebastien Tillous-Borde Substituted off 79'
Substituted off 50' Stephen Hoiles N8 8 N8 Imanol Harinordoquy Sent to blood bin 25' to 39'
Phil Waugh F 7 F Fulgence Ouedraogo Substituted off 61'
Rocky Elsom F 6 F Matthieu Lievremont
Dean Mumm L 5 L Lionel Nallet (capt.)
Substituted off 39' James Horwill L 4 L Sebastien Chabal Substituted off 75'
Al Baxter P 3 P Renaud Boyoud
Substituted off 73' Stephen Moore H 2 H Sebastien Bruno Substituted off 62'
Substituted off 61' Benn Robinson P 1 P Pierre Correia Substituted off 50'
Replacements
Substituted in 73' Adam Freier H 16 H Benjamin Kayser Substituted in 62'
Substituted in 61' Ben Alexander P 17 P Benoit Lecouls Substituted in 50'
Substituted in 39' Hugh McMeniman L 18 C Benjamin Boyet Temporarily suspended from 65' to 75' 65' to 75' Substituted in 41'
Substituted in 50' George Smith N8 19 N8 Louis Picamoles Substituted inSubstituted off 25'-39' Substituted in 61'
Substituted inSubstituted off 23'-43' Substituted in 73' Sam Cordingley SH 20 L Yannick Caballero Substituted in 75'
Substituted in 52' Ryan Cross C 21 SH Dimitri Yachvili Substituted in 79'
Substituted in 72' Cameron Shepherd C 22 FB Jean-Baptiste Peyras-Loustalet Substituted in 56'
Coaches
New Zealand Robbie Deans Marc Lièvremont France