History of rugby union matches between France and Italy

History of rugby union matches between France and Italy

France and Italy have played each other at rugby union a total of 37 matches, with France winning 34 times, Italy winning 3 times, and no matches drawn.[1] Since 2007, the winner of the meeting between the teams in the Six Nations Tournament has received the Giuseppe Garibaldi Trophy.

Contents

  • Summary 1
    • Records 1.1
  • Results 2
  • XV Results 3
  • References 4

Summary

Note: Summary below reflects test results by both teams.
Details Played Won by
 France
Won by
 Italy
Drawn France points Italy points
In France 19 18 1 0 591 213
In Italy 16 14 2 0 444 147
Neutral venue 2 2 0 0 66 32
Overall 37 34 3 0 1101 392

Records

Note: Date shown in brackets indicates when the record was or last set.
Record France Italy
Longest winning streak 18 (17 Oct 1937–22 March 1997) 1 (3 Feb 2013)
Largest points for
Home 60 (26 March 1967) 27 (23 March 2003)
Away 56 (19 March 2005) 40 (22 March 1997)
Largest winning margin
Home 47 (26 March 1967) 5 (3 February 2013)
Away 43 (19 March 2005) 8 (22 March 1997)

Results

No. Date Venue Score Winner Competition
37 19 September 2015 Twickenham Stadium, London, England 32 – 10  France 2015 Rugby World Cup Pool D
36 15 March 2015 Stadio Olimpico, Rome 0 – 29  France 2015 Six Nations Championship
35 9 February 2014 Stade de France, Saint Denis 30 – 10  France 2014 Six Nations Championship
34 3 February 2013 Stadio Olimpico, Rome 23 – 18  Italy 2013 Six Nations Championship
33 4 February 2012 Stade de France, Saint Denis 30 – 12  France 2012 Six Nations Championship
32 12 March 2011 Stadio Flaminio, Rome 22 – 21  Italy 2011 Six Nations Championship
31 14 March 2010 Stade de France, Saint Denis 46 – 20  France 2010 Six Nations Championship
30 21 March 2009 Stadio Flaminio, Rome 8 – 50  France 2009 Six Nations Championship
29 9 March 2008 Stade de France, Saint Denis 25 – 13  France 2008 Six Nations Championship
28 3 February 2007 Stadio Flaminio, Rome 3 – 39  France 2007 Six Nations Championship
27 25 February 2006 Stade de France, Saint Denis 37 – 12  France 2006 Six Nations Championship
26 19 March 2005 Stadio Flaminio, Rome 13 – 56  France 2005 Six Nations Championship
25 21 February 2004 Stade de France, Saint Denis 25 – 0  France 2004 Six Nations Championship
24 23 March 2003 Stadio Flaminio, Rome 27 – 53  France 2003 Six Nations Championship
23 2 February 2002 Stade de France, Saint Denis 33 – 12  France 2002 Six Nations Championship
22 3 March 2001 Stadio Flaminio, Rome 19 – 30  France 2001 Six Nations Championship
21 1 April 2000 Stade de France, Saint Denis 42 – 31  France 2000 Six Nations Championship
20 18 October 1997 Stade du Moulias, Auch 30 – 19  France 2nd Coupe Latine de Rugby
19 22 March 1997 Stade Lesdiguières, Grenoble 32 – 40  Italy 1995-97 European Cup final
18 14 October 1995 Ferrocaril Oeste, Buenos Aires 34 – 22  France 1st Coupe Latine de Rugby
17 26 March 1967 Stade Mayol, Toulon 60 – 13  France 1967–68 FIRA Nations Cup
16 9 April 1966 Stadio Arturo Collana, Naples 0 – 21  France 1966–67 FIRA Nations Cup
15 18 April 1965 Gare de La Croix du Prince, Pau 21 – 0  France Test Match
14 29 March 1964 Stadio XXV Aprile, Parma 3 – 12  France Test Match
13 14 April 1963 Stade Lesdiguières, Grenoble 14 – 12  France Test Match
12 22 April 1962 Stadio Mompiano, Brescia 3 – 6  France Test Match
11 2 April 1961 Stade Municipal, Chambéry 17 – 0  France Test Match
10 17 April 1960 Stadio Comunale di Monigo, Treviso 0 – 26  France Test Match
9 29 March 1959 Stade Marcel Saupin, Nantes 22 – 0  France Test Match
8 7 April 1958 Stadio Arturo Collana, Naples 3 – 11  France Test Match
7 21 April 1957 Stade Armandie, Agen 38 – 6  France Test Match
6 2 April 1956 Stadio Plebiscito, Padua 3 – 16  France Test Match
5 10 April 1955 Stade Lesdiguières, Grenoble 24 – 0  France Test Match
4 24 April 1954 Stadio Olimpico, Rome 12 – 39  France 1954 Rugby Union European Cup
3 26 April 1953 Stade de Gerland, Lyon 22 – 8  France Test Match
2 17 May 1952 Arena Civica, Milan 8 – 17  France 1952 Rugby Union European Cup
1 17 October 1937 Parc des Princes, Paris 45 – 5  France 1937 FIRA Tournament

XV Results

Below are a list of matches that Italy has awarded matches test match status by virtue of awarding caps, but France did not award caps.

Date Venue Score Winner Competition
30 January 1999 Stadio Luigi Ferraris, Genoa 24 – 49  France Test Match - for Italy
4 December 1994 Stade Digione, Digione 14 – 9  France Test Match - for Italy
11 November 1993 Stadio Comunale di Monigo, Treviso 16 – 9  Italy 1992–94 FIRA Trophy
25 June 1993 Stade de la Méditerranée, Béziers 31 – 6  France Mediterranean Cup
20 February 1993 Stadio Comunale di Monigo, Treviso 12 – 14  France Test Match - for Italy
2 March 1991 Stadio Flaminio, Rome 9 – 15  France 1990–92 FIRA Trophy
18 February 1990 Stadium Municipal d'Albi, Albi 22 – 12  France 1989–90 FIRA Trophy
19 February 1989 Stadio Mompiano, Brescia 12 – 40  France 1987–89 FIRA Trophy
7 February 1988 Stade Louis II, Fontvieille, Monaco 19 – 9  France
22 February 1987 Stadio Plebiscito, Padua 6 – 22  France 1985–87 FIRA Trophy
15 February 1986 Union Sportive Annecy Rugby, Annecy 18 – 0  France
3 March 1985 Stadio Comunale di Monigo, Treviso 9 – 22  France 1984–85 FIRA Trophy
19 February 1984 Stade Léo Lagrange, Chalon-sur-Saône 38 – 16  France 1983–84 FIRA Trophy
13 September 1983 COC Stadium, Casablanca 26 – 12  France Mediterranean Cup
6 February 1983 Stadio Comunale Mario Battaglini, Rovigo 6 – 6 Drawn 1982–83 FIRA Trophy
21 February 1982 Stade Albert Domec, Carcassonne 25 – 19  France 1981–82 FIRA Trophy
8 March 1981 Stadio Comunale Mario Battaglini, Rovigo 9 – 17  France 1980–81 FIRA Trophy
17 February 1980 Parc des Sports Marcel Michelin, Clermont-Ferrand 46 – 9  France 1979–80 FIRA Trophy
22 September 1979 Makarska RC, Makarska 38 – 12  France Mediterranean Cup
18 February 1979 Stadio Plebiscito, Padua 9 – 15  France 1978–79 FIRA Trophy
4 February 1978 Stadio Tommaso Fattori, L'Aquila 9 – 31  France 1977–78 FIRA Trophy
6 February 1977 Stade Lesdiguières, Grenoble 10 – 3  France 1976–77 FIRA Trophy
7 February 1976 Arena Civica, Milan 11 – 23  France 1975–76 FIRA Trophy
15 February 1975 Stadio Flaminio, Rome 9 – 16  France 1974–75 FIRA Trophy
28 February 1971 Stade du Ray, Nice 37 – 13  France 1970–71 FIRA Nations Cup
9 November 1969 Stadio Santa Maria Goretti, Catania 8 – 22  France 1969–70 FIRA Nations Cup
21 July 1955 Estadi Olímpic Lluís Companys, Barcelona 16 – 8  France Mediterranean Cup
27 March 1949 Stade Vélodrome, Marseille 27 – 0  France Test Match - for Italy
28 March 1948 Stadio Comunale Mario Battaglini, Rovigo 6 – 39  France Test Match - for Italy
22 April 1935 Stadio Nazionale PNF, Rome 6 – 44  France Test Match - for Italy

References

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