1994–95 French Rugby Union Championship

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1994–95 French Rugby Union Championship
Countries  France
Champions Toulouse (12th title)
Runners-up Castres
Relegated Auch, Châteaurenard, Graulhet, Périgueux, Tarbes, Saint-Paul les Dax, Biarritz, Avenir Valencien, Cannes, Stade Bordelais, Dijon and Tyrosse

The 1994–95 French Rugby Union Championship was played by 32 clubs, divided into 4 pools. After the preliminary round, the top four of each pool, were admitted to the "top 16", also divided into 4 pools. The top two of each pool were admitted to the quarter finals.

Châteaurenard, Saint-Paul lès Dax, Cannes and Tyrosse were the newcomers.

Le Toulouse won the title beating Castres in the final. It was their 12th French Championship. In this year Toulouse did the double winning the Challenge Yves du Manoir.

At the end of the season the first division of the French Championship reduced to 20 clubs, relegating Auch, Châteaurenard, Graulhet, Périgueux, Tarbes, Saint-Paul les Dax, Biarritz, Avenir Valencien, Cannes, Stade bordelais, Dijon and Tyrosse, to second division.

Preliminary Round[edit]

Pool 1

Pos Team Points
1 Perpignan 35
2 Toulouse 33
3 Narbonne 32
4 Montpellier 32
5 Auch 30
6 Graulhet 22
7 Châteaurenard 22
8 Périgueux 18

Pool 2

Pos Team Points
1 Brive 34
2 Bourgoin-Jallieu 33
3 Racing Paris 32
4 Castres 31
5 Nice 31
6 Montferrand 29
7 Tarbes 18
8 Saint-Paul 16

Pool 3

Pos Team Points
1 Dax 34
2 Bègles-Bordeaux 34
3 Agen 32
4 Nîmes 30
5 Biarritz 29
6 Pau 27
7 Avenir Valencien 21
8 Cannes 17

Pool 4

Pos Team Points
1 Grenoble 33
2 Rumilly 32
3 Toulon 32
4 Colomiers 30
5 Stade Bordelais 30
6 Bayonne 28
7 Dijon 23
8 Tyrosse 16

"Top 16""[edit]

The first two of each pool to "last of 8" round

Pool 1

Pos Team Points
1 Perpignan 16
2 Bègles-Bordeaux 14
3 Racing Paris 9
4 Colomiers 8

Pool 2

Pos Team Points
1 Toulouse 17
2 Toulon 14
3 Brive 11
4 Nîmes 6

Pool 3

Pos Team Points
1 Dax 16
2 Castres 14
3 Rumilly 10
4 Montpellier 8

Pool 4

Pos Team Points
1 CS Bourgoin-Jallieu 14
2 SU Agen 13
3 RC Narbonne 12
4 FC Grenoble 9

Last 8[edit]

apr.1996 Toulouse - Agen 19–6
apr.1996 Bourgoin - Bourdeaux-Begles 37–11
apr.1996 Castres - Perpignan 12–12[1]
apr.1996 Toulon - Dax 23–8

Semifinals[edit]

apr.1996 Toulouse - Bourgoin 16–10
apr.1996 Castres - Toulon 18–13

Final[edit]

06 May 1995
Toulouse 31 – 16 Castres
Try: Ougier
Con: Deylaud
Pen: Deylaud (7)
Drop: Deylaud
Try: Séguier
Con: Savy
Pen: Savy (2)
Drop: Rui
Parc des Princes, Paris
Referee: Daniel Pascal
FB 15 France Stéphane Ougier
RW 14 France Émile Ntamack
OC 13 France Philippe Carbonneau
IC 12 France Thomas Castaignède
LW 11 France David Berty
FH 10 France Christophe Deylaud
SH 9 France Jérôme Cazalbou Substituted off 35'
N8 8 France Albert Cigagna (c)
OF 7 France Régis Sonnes
BF 6 France Didier Lacroix Substituted off 76'
RL 5 France Franck Belot
LL 4 France Hugues Miorin
TP 3 France Claude Portolan
HK 2 France Patrick Soula
LP 1 France Christian Califano
Substitutions:
HK 16 France Christophe Guiter
PR 17 France Pascal Lasserre
FL 18 France Richard Castel Substituted in 76'
FL 19 France Hervé Manent
CE 20 France Olivier Carbonneau
CE 21 France Éric Artiguste Substituted in 35'
Coach:
France Guy Novès
FB 15 France Cyril Savy
RW 14 France Philippe Escalle
OC 13 France Alain Hyardet
IC 12 France Jean-Marc Aué
LW 11 France Christophe Lucquiaud
FH 10 France Francis Rui
SH 9 France Frédéric Séguier (c)
N8 8 France Jean-Philippe Swiadeck
OF 7 France Gilbert Pagès
BF 6 Spain José Díaz
RL 5 France Jean-François Gourragne
LL 4 France Guy Jeannard Substituted off 67'
TP 3 France Thierry Lafforgue
HK 2 France Christian Batut Substituted off 46'
LP 1 France Laurent Toussaint
Substitutions:
HK 16 France Christophe Urios Substituted in 46'
PR 17 France Jean-Luc Vidal
LK 18 France Colin Gaston Substituted in 67'
FL 19 France Frédéric Gommard
CE 20 France Nicolas Combes
FB 21 France Laurent Labit
Coach:
France Jean-Marie Barsalou

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Castres won at penalty barrage 5–4