Rugby union was played at the 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp. Two nations entered the rugby event - France and the United States. The French team were very much thought to be assured of the gold medal and came in as raging favourites in the event. However, the United States team caused a shock, defeating France in the only game eight points to nil.
James Fitzpatrick is missing in the IOC medal database but he did compete in the match. James Winston is listed in the IOC medal database but he did not participate. Bill Muldoon was also a squad member of the American team but did not compete (and is not listed in the IOC medal database). Raymond Berrurier is listed in the IOC medal database but he did not participate. Constant Lamaignière, Eugène Soulié, and Robert Thierry were squad members for the French team but they did not play (and were not listed in the IOC medal database).