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1958 France rugby union tour of South Africa
ManagerSerge Saulnier
Summary
P W D L
Total
10 05 02 03
Test match
02 01 01 00
Opponent
P W D L
 South Africa
2 1 1 0
 Rhodesia
1 1 0 0

The 1958 France rugby union tour of South Africa was a series of matches played by the France national rugby union team in South Africa in July and August 1958. The French team played ten matches, of which they won five. One of the tour matches was against Rhodesia. They won the Test Series 1–0 against the Springboks.[1]

Results

Scores and results list France's points tally first.
Date Opponent Location Result Score
Match 1 12 July Rhodesia Salisbury Won 19–0
Match 2 16 July Northern and Western Transvaal Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria Lost 18–19
Match 3 19 July Eastern Transvaal, Natal and Transvaal Springs Won 16–14
Match 4 22 July Orange Free State, Griqualand West and South-West Africa Bloemfontein Drew 11–11
Match 5 26 July SOUTH AFRICA Newlands, Cape Town Drew 3–3
Match 6 30 July Western Province, Boland and South Western Districts Wellington Lost 8–38
Match 7 2 August Junior Springboks Port Elizabeth Lost 5–9
Match 8 6 August Border, Eastern Province and North Eastern Districts East London Won 16–9
Match 9 9 August South African Universities Durban Won 32–16
Match 10 16 August SOUTH AFRICA Ellis Park, Johannesburg Won 9–5

Tour match

12 July 1958
Rhodesia Southern Rhodesia 0–19  France

The Tests

First Test

26 July 1958
South Africa  3–3  France
Lochner (3 – 1t) [2] (3 – 1dg) Danos
Newlands, Cape Town
Attendance: 44,000
Referee: South Africa Bertie Strasheim
FB 15 Mickey Gerber
RW 14 Jan Prinsloo
IC 13 Jeremy Nel
OC 12 Wilf Rosenberg
LW 11 Loftie Fourie
FH 10 Ian Kirkpatrick
SH 9 Popeye Strydom
LP 1 Chris Koch
HK 2 Bertus van der Merwe
TP 3 Piet du Toit
LL 4 Johan Steenekamp
RL 5 Johan Claassen (c)
BF 6 Hugo van Zyl
OF 7 Martin Pelser
N8 8 Butch Lochner
FB 15 Pierre Lacaze
RW 14 Jean-Vincent Dupuy
IC 13 Arnaud Marquesuzaa
OC 12 Guy Stener
LW 11 Henri Rancoule
FH 10 Roger Martine
SH 9 Pierre Danos
LP 1 Aldo Quaglio
HK 2 Robert Vigier
TP 3 Alfred Roques
LL 4 Lucien Mias (c)
RL 5 Bernard Mommejat
BF 6 François Moncla
OF 7 Jean Carrere
N8 8 Jean Barthe

Second Test

16 August 1958
South Africa  5–9  France
Fourie (3 – 1t)
Gerber (2 – 1c)
[3] (6 – 1pg, 1dg) Lacaze
(3 – 1dg) Martine
Ellis Park, Johannesburg
Attendance: 50,000
Referee: South Africa Chris Ackermann
FB 15 Mickey Gerber
RW 14 Jan Prinsloo
IC 13 Joe Kaminer
OC 12 Alan Skene
LW 11 Loftie Fourie
FH 10 Jeremy Nel
SH 9 Tommy Gentles
LP 1 Chris Koch
HK 2 Abie Malan
TP 3 Piet du Toit
LL 4 Jan Pickard
RL 5 Johan Claassen (c)
BF 6 Dawie Ackermann
OF 7 Louis Schmidt
N8 8 Butch Lochner
FB 15 Pierre Lacaze
RW 14 Jean-Vincent Dupuy
IC 13 Arnaud Marquesuzaa
OC 12 Guy Stener
LW 11 Henri Rancoule
FH 10 Roger Martine
SH 9 Pierre Danos
LP 1 Aldo Quaglio
HK 2 Robert Vigier
TP 3 Alfred Roques
LL 4 Lucien Mias (c)
RL 5 Bernard Mommejat
BF 6 François Moncla
OF 7 Jean Carrere
N8 8 Jean Barthe

Touring party

Forwards

Raoul Barrière Jean Barthe Robert Baulon Jean Carrère Louis Casaux Michel Celaya Pierre Danos Jean Dupuy Louis Echave Pierre Fremaux Jean de Grogorio André Haget Pierre Lacaze Pierre Lacroix Jacques Lepatey Arnaud Marquesuzaa Roger Martine Bernard Mommejat François Moncla Aldo Quaglio Henri Rancoule Lucien Roge Alfred Roques Guy Stener Michel Vannier Roger Vigier

References

  1. ^ Greyvenstein, Chris (1995). Springbok rugby : an illustrated history : the proud story of South African rugby from 1891 to the 1995 World Cup. Cape Town: Sable Media. pp. 126–127. ISBN 0-9584062-2-7. OCLC 35978057.
  2. ^ Jooste, Graham K. (1995). South African rugby test players 1949-1995. Johannesburg: Penguin. p. 24. ISBN 0140250174. OCLC 36916860.
  3. ^ Jooste, Graham K. (1995). South African rugby test players 1949-1995. Johannesburg: Penguin. p. 25. ISBN 0140250174. OCLC 36916860.