New Zealand vs France 1951

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New Zealand 16 def. France 15

Match URL
www.rugbyleagueproject.org/matches/14413
Date
Saturday, August 4th, 1951
Referee
Jim Griffin
Venue
Carlaw Park (Auckland)
Crowd
19,229
     
  New Zealand France
  16 15

Match Stats

Halftime Score 5 7
Scrums    
Penalties    

Match Scoresheet

Sent Off       Martin Martin
Tries   Tommy Baxter   Vincent Cantoni (2)
    George Menzies   Edouard Ponsinet
Goals   Des White (5)   Puig Aubert (3)

Teams

Fullback 1. Des White 1. Puig Aubert (c)
Wing 2. Bevan Hough 2. Vincent Cantoni
Centre 3. Tommy Baxter 3. Gaston Comes
Centre 4. Maurie Robertson 4. Jacques Merquey
Wing 5. Jack Forrest 5. Raymond Contrastin
 
Five-Eighth 6. George Menzies 6. Rene Duffort
Halfback 7. Jim Haig (c) 7. Joseph Crespo
 
Front Row 8. Ken English 8. François Montrucolis
Hooker 9. George Davidson 9. Edouard Ponsinet
Front Row 10. Cliff Johnson 10. Elie Brousse
Second Row 11. Douglas Richard-Jolly 11. Louis Mazon
Second Row 12. Charlie McBride 12. Martin Martin
Lock 13. Travers Hardwick 13. Paul Bartoletti
 
Coach       Bob Samatan

Match Notes

The Canberra Times Reports:
"A sensation occurred after half time when the referee order French forward Martin off the field for throwing mud at him. He had objected to a penalty being awarded against the Frenchman."

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