|French Rugby Championship 1988-89
|Number of teams
||Toulose (10th title)
The 1988-89 French Rugby Union Championship was won by Toulose that beat Toulon in the final.
Toulouse won his 10th bouclier de Brennus, the third in the 80's.
- The tournament was played by 80 clubs divided in sixteen pools of five. .
- The two better of each pool (a sum of 32 clubs) were admitted to the group A to play for the title
- In the second round the 32 clubs of group A were divided in four pools of eight.
- The four better of each pool of group A (16 clubs) were qualified to play the knockout stage
Group A Qualification to knockout stage
The teams are listed as the ranking, in bold the teams admitted to "last 16" round.
In bold the clubs qualified for the quarter of finals.
Quarter of finals
In bold the clubs qualified for the next round
||Toulouse - Toulon
||27 May 1989
||Parc des Princes, Paris
||Serge Laïrle (Gérard Portolan 73), Patrick Soula, Claude Portolan, Hugues Miorin, Jean-Marie Cadieu, Thierry Maset (Hervé Lecomte 69), Karl Janik, Albert Cigagna, Jérôme Cazalbou, Philippe Rougé-Thomas, David Berty, Denis Charvet, Didier Codorniou, Jean-Michel Rancoule, Joël Dupuy
Not on the ground : Michel Lopez, Éric Bonneval, Thierry Savio, Bruno Coumes
||Manu Diaz, Jean-Michel Casalini (Jean-Louis Raibaut 77), Yann Braendlin, Yvan Roux, Jean-Charles Orso (Jean-Pierre Alarcon 80), Éric Champ, Jean-François Tordo, Éric Melville, Jérôme Gallion, Christian Cauvy, Pascal Jehl, Alain Carbonel, Pierre Trémouille, Éric Fourniols, Jérôme Bianchi
Not on the ground : Thierry Louvet, Philippe Sauton, Thierry Ruet, Frédéric Saint-Sardos
||2 tries Laîrle (1) and Charvet (31), 2 conversions de Dupuy and 1 drop Charvet (11), 1 drop Dupuy (70)
||3 penalties Bianchi (15,21,58), 1 drop Cauvy (6)