2002 France rugby union tour of Argentina and Australia
Summary
P W D L
Total
05 00 00 05
Test match
03 00 00 03
Opponent
P W D L
 Argentina
1 0 0 1
 Australia
2 0 0 2
Tour chronology
Previous tourSouth Africa & New Zealand 2001
Next tourArgentina & New Zealand 2003

The 2002 France rugby union tour of Argentina and Australia was a series of matches of the France national team during their tour to Argentina and Australia in 2002. It was the 12th visit of a French side to Argentina and the 8th to Australia.

It was one of the less successful France tours: out of five matches played, including three full tests, the team lost all of them.

Match summary

  (test match)[1]

Date Rival Res. Venue City
15 June  Argentina 27–28 Vélez Sarsfield Buenos Aires
18 June  Australia A 31–32 Adelaide Oval Adelaide
22 June  Australia 17–29 Docklands Melbourne
26 June  Australia A 34–37 Central Coast Gosford
29 June  Australia 25–31 Stadium Australia Sydney

Match details

15 June 2002
Argentina 28–27 France
Try: Cullen
Hewett
Kelleher
Lomu
McDonnell
Meeuws
Ralph (3)
Try: Bortolami
Con: Peens
Pen: Peens
Vélez Sarsfield, Buenos Aires
Attendance: 35,000
Referee: Peter Marshall (Australia)

18 June 2002
Australia A 32–31 France XV
Adelaide Oval, Adelaide

22 June 2002
Australia 29–17 France
Try: Larkham
Latham
Con: Burke (2)
Pen: Burke (5)
Try: Poux
Pen: Gelez (3)
Traille
Docklands, Melbourne
Attendance: 37,482
Referee: Chris White (England)

26 June 2002
Australia A 37–34 France XV
Central Coast Stadium, Gosford

29 June 2002
Australia 31–25 France
Try: Burke
Herbert
Mortlock (2)
Con: Mortlock
Pen: Burke
Mortlock
Drop: Gregan
Try: Marconnet
Rougerie (2)
Con: Merceron (2)
Pen: Merceron (2)
Stadium Australia, Sydney
Referee: Paul Honiss (New Zealand)

References

  1. ^ Memoria y Balance 2002 at UAR website