France vs Australia 1938 Series

Game

France 11 lost to Australia 16

1938/39 France vs. Australia -

France
11
16
Australia
Match Info
Match URL www.rugbyleagueproject.org/matches/6832
Status Completed
Date Sunday, 16th January, 1938
Referee Albert Dobson
Venue VĂ©lodrome (Marseille)
Crowd 23,100
Match Stats
Halftime Score 8 3
France Scoresheet Australia
Andre CUSSAC T Ross McKINNON
Joseph GRIFFARD   Andy NORVAL
Henri SANZ   Harry PIERCE
      Wally PRIGG
 
Max ROUSIÉ G 2 Jack BEATON
France Teams Australia
Marius GUIRAL 1 FB 1 Laurie WARD
[North Sydney]
Andre CUSSAC 2 W 2 Len DAWSON
Max ROUSIÉ (c) 3 C 3 Bert WILLIAMS
Cyprien ESTOUEIGHT 4 C 4 Jack BEATON
[Eastern Suburbs]
Henri SANZ 5 W 5 Andy NORVAL
[Eastern Suburbs]
 
Jean DAUGER 6 FE 6 Ross McKINNON
[Eastern Suburbs]
Pierre BRINSOLLES 7 HB 7 Fred GILBERT
 
Maurice BRUNETAUD 8 FR 8 Frank CURRAN
Joseph GRIFFARD 9 HK 9 Harry PIERCE
[Eastern Suburbs]
Antoine BLAIN 10 FR 10 Les HEIDKE
Marcel NOURRIT 11 2R 11 Herb NARVO
[Newtown]
Henri DURAND 12 2R 12 Eric LEWIS
[Souths]
Pierre ETCHART 13 L 13 Wally PRIGG (c)
   
 

Team Info

France

Previous Game:
1938/39 France vs. Australia - Game 1 vs. Australia
Next Game:
European Championship 1937/38 - Game 2 vs. England
Out:
Eugene Chaud (fullback), Emile Bosch (centre), François Noguères (centre), Charles Lamarque (wing), Sylvain Bès (halfback), Justin Davant (front row), Andre Rousse (hooker), Charles Petit (second row), Elysee Domercq (lock)
In:
Marius Guiral (fullback), Cyprien Estoueight (centre), Henri Sanz (wing), Jean Dauger (five-eighth), Pierre Brinsolles (halfback), Maurice Brunetaud (front row), Antoine Blain (front row), Marcel Nourrit (second row), Pierre Etchart (lock)
Changes:
Max Rousié (five-eighth to centre), Joseph Griffard (front row to hooker)

Australia

Previous Game:
Kangaroos Tour 1937/38 - Game 31 vs. Catalan XIII
Next Game:
Kangaroos Tour 1937/38 - Game 33 vs. Cote Basque
Out:
Gordon Whittle (fullback), Charlie Hazelton (wing), Doug McLean (wing), Roy Thompson (halfback), Ray Stehr (front row), Fred Nolan (hooker), Edward Collins (front row), Gordon McLennan (second row), Jim Gibbs (second row)
In:
Laurie Ward (fullback), Len Dawson (wing), Andy Norval (wing), Fred Gilbert (halfback), Frank Curran (front row), Harry Pierce (hooker), Les Heidke (front row), Herb Narvo (second row), Eric Lewis (second row)

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Contributions: Shawn Dollin, Andrew Ferguson