• Short Summary

    FRANCE CAME RIGHT BACK AS A WORLD RUGBY LEAGUE POWER BY BEATING AUSTRALIA 16-13 IN THE THIRD AND FINAL TEST IN TOULOUSE YESTERDAY (SUNDAY) TO WIN THE SERIES.

  • Description

    FRANCE CAME RIGHT BACK AS A WORLD RUGBY LEAGUE POWER BY BEATING AUSTRALIA 16-13 IN THE THIRD AND FINAL TEST IN TOULOUSE YESTERDAY (SUNDAY) TO WIN THE SERIES.

    THE FIRST TEST WAS DRAWN 7-7 AND FRANCE WON THE SECOND 10-3. IT IS THE FIRST TIME AUSTRALIA HAVE FAILED TO WIN A MATCH IN A SERIES AGAINST FRANCE.

    THE MATCH, PLAYED ON A HEAVY PITCH, WAS THRILLING AND FLUCTUATING, WITH THE AUSTRALIAN LEADING 10-9 AT THE INTERVAL.

    THE FRENCH HERO WAS GOAL-KICKER JEAN CAPDOUZE, WHO LANDED FIVE GOALS AND WAS THE BEST PLAYER ON THE FIELD. PIERRE SURRE AND DANIEL POLLERIN SCORED TRIES FOR FRANCE.

    FOR AUSTRALIAN, JOHNNY GREAVES (TWO) AND GRAEME LANGLAND SCORED TRIES, AND LANGLAND AND LES JOHNS EACH KICKED A GOAL.

    THE AUSTRALIANS, WHO RECENTLY TOURED BRITAIN, LEFT FOR HOME TODAY (MONDAY) AND WILL SPEND TWO DAYS IN HONG KONG BEFORE ARRIVING IN AUSTRALIA ON FRIDAY (12 JAN.).

    BEFORE THEIR DEPARTURE TOUR CAPTAIN REG GASNIER TIPPED THE STRONG FRENCH SIDE AS POSSIBLE THE NEXT WORLD CHAMPIONS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAB7NWTWYKUW2GUTXJTJJ4UM2XY
    Media URN:
    VLVAB7NWTWYKUW2GUTXJTJJ4UM2XY
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/01/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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