1974 France rugby union tour of Brazil and Argentina

The 1974 France rugby union tour of Brazil and Argentina was a series of rugby union team matches played in June 1974 by the France national team in Argentina and Brasil.

1974 France rugby union tour of Brazil and Argentina
Summary
P W D L
Total
08 08 00 00
Test match
02 02 00 00
Opponent
P W D L
 Argentina
2 2 0 0
 Brazil [note 1]
1 1 0 0

Touring partyEdit

  • Manager: Laurent, Marcel
  • Coach: Henri Foures, Jean Desclaux

Match detailsEdit

Complete list of matches played in Argentina[1] and Brazil:

  • Points scoring rules: try 4 points, conversion 2 points, penalty goal, drop goal and goal from a mark 3 points

1 June 1974
Brazil  7–99  France
Try: Aguirre, Bertranne (3),
Boffelli (2), Desnoyer (3),
Gourdon (4), Iracabal, Lux (2),
Skrela (2)
Con: Romeu (12)
Pen: Romeu
São Paulo A.C., São Paulo

France: 15.M.Droitecourt; 14.J.F. Gourdon, 13.R.Bertranne, 12.J.Lux, 11.L.Desnoyer; 10.J.Romeu, 9.M.Barrau (c); 7.J.Skrela, 8.O.Saisset, 6.V.Boffelli; 5.G.Senal, 4.F.Haget; 3.J.Iracabal, 2.J.Ugartemendia, 1.P.Hospital


8 June 1974
San Isidro Club10–34France
Try: scrum
Pen: Cutler (2)
ReportTry: Gourdon (3), Senal, Paco
Boffelli, Vaquerin;
Con: Cabrol (3)
Ferro Carril Oeste, Buenos Aires
Referee: Eduardo Niño

San Isidro Club: F. Insúa; O, Rocha, A. Orzábal; J. Rodríguez Jurado, A. Anthony; J. Carracedo, R. Lucke, M. Iglesias (capt.); M. Cutler, F. González Victorica; R. Morganti, R. Matarazzo (79' E.Martínez), M. Walther, J, Otaola; A. Rodríguez Jurado.
France: J. Irazabal, A. Paco, A. Vaquerin; J. Bastiat, G. Senal; V. Boffelli, C. Paul (J.Rossignol); O. Saisset (capt.); D. Fouroux, H. Cabrol; J. Pecune, R. Bertranne (C. Dourthe), J. Lux, J. Gourdon; J. Aguirre.


12 June 1974
Cuyo RU4–59France
Try: FarielloTry: Pecune 3, Desnoyers 2, Cabrol 2
Aguirre, Haget, Dourthe;
Con: Romeu 5
Pen: Romeu 2
Drop: Romeu
Mendoza RC Stadium, Mendoza
Referee: César de Elizalde

Cuyo: J. González, J. Crivelli, R. Fariello; A. Cat¬taneo, R. Irañeta (capt.); J. Ragazzone, J. Nasazzi, J. Navesi; L. Chacón, P. Guarrochena; M. Brandi, O. Terranova, D. Muñiz, C. Dora; J. Castro.
France:; A. Vaquerin, A. Paco, P. Dospital; J. Rossignol, F. Haget; S. Lassoujade, J. Bastiat, J. Skrela; R. Astre, J. Romeu; J. Pecune (H. Cabrol), C. Dourthe (capt.), J. Etchenique, L. Desnoyers; J. Aguirre.


16 June 1974
Buenos Aires RU9–31France
Pen: Cutler,
González Victorica,
Harris Smith
Try: Desnoyers (2), Boffelli,
Cabrol, Etchenique,
Vaquerin;
Con: Cabrol (2)
Pen: Cabrol
Ferro Carril Oeste, Buenos Aires
Referee: Armando Zungri (Argentina)

Buenos Aires: M.Carluccio, F.Lafuente, O'.Carbone; C, Bottarini (R.García Fernández), J.Rodríguez jurado; J.Carracedo, R.Lucke, N. Carbone (capt.) (O.Rocha); M.Cutler, F.González Victorica; F.Villamil, E.Morgan, A.Cappelletti, R.Benyon; T. Harris Smith,
France: A.Vaquerin, J.Ugartemendía, P.Dospital; J.Senal, F, Haget; S.Lassoujade, J.Rossignol, V.Boffelli; M. Barrau (capt.), H.Cabrol; R.Bertranne, C.Dourthe, J.Etchenique, L.Desnoyers; M.Droitecourt.


First testEdit

20 June 1974
Argentina  15–20  France
Try: Rodríguez Jurado
Con: Porta
Pen: Porta (3)
ReportTry: Bertranne, Dourthe,
Foroux
Con: Romeu
Pen: Romeu (2)
Ferro Carril Oeste, Buenos Aires
Attendance: 37,000
Referee: Ron Lewis (Wales)

23 June 1974
Rosario RU10–21France
Try: Mainini, Chesta
Con: Rodríguez
Try: Aguirre, Gourdon
Desnoyers, Bertranne
Con: Romeu
Pen: Romeu
Ferrocarrill Oeste, Buenos Aires
Referee: Ricardo Colombo (Argentina)

Rosario: S.Furno, J.Costante, E.Pavani; J.Mangiamelli, J.Giannone; E.Mainini, M. Cuesta (capt.), V.Macat; R.Castagna, J.Escalante; G.Blanco, R. del Villar, C. Blanco Ansaldi, H.Radiculé; A.Rodríguez.
France: J.Iracabal, J.Ugartemendía, P, Dospital; J.Bastiat, F.Haget; O.Saisset, C.Paul, S.Lassoujade; M. Barrau (cap.), J.Romeu; L.Desnoyers, J, Etchenique, R.Bertranne, J.Gourdon; J.Aguirre.


26 June 1974
Seleccionado del Interior12–61France
Try: Muñiz
Con: Viders
Pen: Escalante (2)
Try: Gourdon (4), Lassoujade (4)
Saisset, Vaquerin;
Con: Cabrol 9
Pen: Cabrol
Lawn Tennis Club Stadium, Tucumán
Referee: Florencio Varela (Argentina)

Interior: J. Pavani (J.Viders), J.Costante, S.Fumo; J.Mangiamelli, R.Passaglia; J.Nasazzi, M. Chesta (capt.) (E.Mainini), J.Navesi; R. Castagna (64' L.Chacón) J.Escalante; R.Tarquini, O.Terranova, L.Muñiz, C, Dora; L.Chacón
France: P. Dospital, J. Ugartemendía, A. Vaquerin; J. Rossignol, G. Sena; S. Lassoujade, C. Paul, O. Saisset (capt.); R. Astre, J. Cabrol; L. Desnoyers, J. Etchenique, J. Lux, J. Gourdon; M.Droitecourt.


Second testEdit

29 June 1974
Argentina  27–31  France
Try: Walther
Con: Porta
Pen: Porta (7)
ReportTry: Bertranne, Dourthe,
Gourdon (2)
Con: Romeu (3)
Pen: Romeu (3)
Ferro Carril Oeste, Buenos Aires
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: Ron Lewis (Wales)

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Not considered a test by the FFR.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Memoria y Balance 1974 on UAR website