History of rugby union matches between Australia and France

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The Australian Wallabies first played against France (Les Bleus) in 1928, resulting in a win to Australia. They were not to win again until 1968, although in recent years Australia have dominated the encounter and have historically won more matches and have a better points difference.

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Overview[edit]

Details Played Won by
 Australia
Won by
 France
Drawn Australia points France points
In Australia 22 17 4 1 571 368
In France 24 9 14 1 410 445
Neutral venue 1 1 0 0 35 12
Overall 47 27 18 2 1016 825

Records[edit]

Note: Date shown in brackets indicates when the record was or last set.

Record Australia France
Longest winning streak 6 (6 Nov 1993–17 Nov 2001) 4 (11 Jan 1948–17 Aug 1968)
Largest points for
Home 50 (7 June 2014) 34 (30 October 1976)
Away 59 (27 November 2010) 31 (2 July 2005)
Largest winning margin
Home 30 (5 July 2008) 28 (30 October 1976)
Away 43 (27 November 2010) 9 (30 June 1990)

Results[edit]

No. Date Venue Score Winner Competition
47 19 November 2016 Stade de France, Paris 23 – 25  Australia 2016 end-of-year rugby union internationals
46 15 November 2014 Stade de France, Paris 29 – 26  France 2014 end-of-year rugby union internationals
45 21 June 2014 Sydney Football Stadium, Sydney 39 – 13  Australia 2014 French Tour of Australia
44 14 June 2014 Etihad Stadium, Melbourne 6 – 0  Australia
43 7 June 2014 Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane 50 – 23  Australia
42 10 November 2012 Stade de France, Paris 33 – 6  France 2012 end of year rugby union tests
41 27 November 2010 Stade de France, Paris 16 – 59  Australia 2010 Autumn Internationals
40 27 June 2009 Stadium Australia, Sydney 22 – 6  Australia 2009 France tour
39 22 November 2008 Stade de France, Paris 13 – 18  Australia 2008 Autumn Internationals
38 5 July 2008 Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane 40 – 10  Australia 2008 France tour
37 28 June 2008 Stadium Australia, Sydney 34 – 13  Australia
36 5 November 2005 Stade Vélodrome, Marseille 26 – 16  France 2005 Autumn Internationals
35 2 July 2005 Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane 37 – 31  Australia 2005 France Tour
34 13 November 2004 Stade de France, Paris 27 – 14  France 2004 Autumn Internationals
33 29 June 2002 Stadium Australia, Sydney 31 – 25  Australia 2002 France tour
32 22 June 2002 Telstra Dome, Melbourne 29 – 17  Australia
31 17 November 2001 Stade Vélodrome, Marseille 14 – 13  France 2001 Wallabies Spring tour
30 4 November 2000 Stade de France, Paris 13 – 18  Australia 2000 Wallabies Spring tour
29 6 November 1999 Millennium Stadium, Cardiff, Wales 35 – 12  Australia 1999 Rugby World Cup Final
28 21 November 1998 Stade de France, Paris 21 – 32  Australia 1998 Wallabies Spring tour
27 28 June 1997 Ballymore Stadium, Brisbane 26 – 19  Australia 1997 France tour
26 21 June 1997 Sydney Football Stadium, Sydney 29 – 15  Australia
25 6 November 1993 Parc des Princes, Paris 3 – 24  Australia 1993 Wallabies Spring tour
24 30 October 1993 Stade Municipal, Bordeaux 16 – 13  France
23 30 June 1990 Sydney Football Stadium, Sydney 19 – 28  France 1990 France tour
22 24 June 1990 Ballymore Stadium, Brisbane 48 – 31  Australia
21 9 June 1990 Sydney Football Stadium, Sydney 21 – 9  Australia
20 11 November 1989 Stadium Nord Lille Métropole, Lille 25 – 19  France 1989 Wallabies Spring tour
19 4 November 1989 Stade de la Meinau, Strasbourg 15 – 32  Australia 1989 Wallabies Spring tour
18 12 June 1987 Concord Oval, Sydney 24 – 30  France 1987 Rugby World Cup
17 21 June 1986 Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney 27 – 14  Australia 1986 France tour
16 19 November 1983 Parc des Princes, Paris 15 – 6  France Australia tour
15 13 November 1983 Stade Marcel Michelin, Clermont-Ferrand 15 – 15 draw Australia tour
14 11 July 1981 Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney 24 – 14  Australia 1981 France tour
13 5 July 1981 Ballymore Stadium, Brisbane 17 – 15  Australia 1981 France tour
12 30 October 1976 Parc des Princes, Paris 34 – 6  France 1976 Australia tour
11 24 October 1976 Stade Municipal, Bordeaux 18 – 15  France 1976 Australia tour
10 25 June 1972 Ballymore Stadium, Brisbane 15 – 16  France 1972 France tour
9 17 June 1972 Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney 14 – 14 draw 1972 France tour
8 27 November 1971 Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir, Paris 18 – 9  France 1971 Australia tour
7 20 November 1971 Stadium Municipal, Toulouse 11 – 13  Australia 1971 Australia tour
6 17 August 1968 Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney 11 – 10  Australia 1968 France Tour
5 11 February 1967 Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir, Paris 20 – 14  France 1966-67 Australia tour
4 26 August 1961 Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney 8 – 15  France 1961 France tour
3 9 March 1958 Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir, Paris 19 – 0  France 1957-58 Australia Tour
2 11 January 1948 Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir, Paris 13 – 6  France 1947-48 Australia tour
1 22 January 1928 Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir, Paris 8 – 11  Australia [1] 1928 Waratahs tour

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