1975 France rugby union tour of South Africa

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1975 France rugby union tour of South Africa
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The 1975 France rugby union tour of South Africa was a series of matches played by the France national rugby union team in South Africa in May and June 1975. The French team played eleven matches, of which they won six, lost four and drew one. They lost the Test Series 2–0 to the Springboks.


Scores and results list France's points tally first.
Date Opponent Location Result Score
Match 1 31 May Natal Durban Won 34–18
Match 2 2 June South African (African XV) Mdantsane Won 39–9
Match 3 4 June South African Coloured XV Goodwood, Cape Town Won 37–3
Match 4 7 June South African Invitation XV Cape Town Lost 3–18
Match 5 9 June South Western Districts Oudtshoorn Won 44–6
Match 6 11 June Eastern Province Port Elizabeth Won 18–9
Match 7 14 June Transvaal Johannesburg Lost 22–28
Match 8 17 June South West Africa Windhoek Draw 13–13
Match 9 21 June SOUTH AFRICA Free State Stadium, Bloemfontein Lost 25–38
Match 10 24 June North-East Cape Aliwal North Won 34–15
Match 11 28 June SOUTH AFRICA Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria Lost 18–33

Touring party[edit]

Full backs[edit]

Jean-Michel Aguirre, Michel Droitecourt, Jean-Pierre Pesteil


Jean-Charles Amade, Jean-Luc Averous, Christian Badin, Roland Bertanne, Maurice Dupey, Jean-Martin Etchenique, Dominique Harize, Francois Sangali


Jacques Fouroux, Jean-Pierre Romeau Richard Astre


Yves Brunet, Gerard Cholley, Jean Costantino, Jean-Pierre Decrae, Joel Forestlier, Alain Guilbert, Francis Haget, Jean-Luc Joinel, Michel Julian, Serge Lassoujade, Robert Paparombourde, Patrice Peron, Daniel Revaillier, Marc Rousett, Jean-Claude Skrela, Michel Yachili