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Test matchs de rugby au Stade de France

Previous Rugby test matches at Stade de France

November 2016France vs. New Zealand

A year after their heavy disappointment during the Rugby World Cup, this game will taste like a sweet revenge for the France national rugby union team against the two-time World Champions!

November 2016France vs. Australia

Les Bleus will challenge the passionate Wallabies after the two last defeats at Stade de France. This rugby game tends to be intense against the vice World Champion!

October 2020France vs. Wales

The French team will begin its autumn campaign at Stade de France with a “friendly” match against the formidable Welsh side.

August 2019France vs. Italy

The French Rugby Team will face Italy at Stade de France on Friday, August 30th as part of its preparation for the 2019 Rugby World Cup.

November 2018France vs. Fidji

The last match of the autumn internationals, this encounter with Fiji should be spectacular. Opposite a team that really likes to play, the French team will need to confirm their renewed form with a victory and conclude 2018 on a high note. A big challenge and a committed match on the cards.

November 2018France vs. South Africa

In November, the French team will begin its test matches against South Africa at Stade de France. Jacques Brunel’s team will have to double their efforts to beat the Springboks, who came 3rd at the last World Cup, and who beat them last year. We hope to see you at Stade de France for an explosive match!

November 2017France vs. South Africa

En novembre, l’Afrique du Sud débarque au Stade de France pour une rencontre choc avec l’Equipe de France. Ayant connu une saison 2015-2016 difficile, les Springboks seront-ils prêts à livrer un grand combat ?

November 2017France vs. New Zealand

Le Stade de France accueille les Bleus pour un test match contre les légendaires All Black. L’Equipe de France devra redoubler d’effort pour impressionner la Nouvelle-Zélande qui est, à ce jour, double championne du monde de rugby.

Test matchs de rugby au Stade de France

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The national team plays its rugby test matches at Stade de France. Test matches are special and magical moments when anything can happen. Each year, the French team accustoms us to memorable performances. Being at Stade de France is always a special moment of festivity and communion.

The atmosphere in the stands is festive and committed as always. The songs resonate with each converted try, hands go up for the individual exploits of the players of the favourite team and supporters have bright eyes before the stars of the oval ball.

Look back on great test matches

No fewer than 20 test matches have been held at Stade de France. A look back on those who marked the minds of the spectators and made them want to come back.

The only team that France has not been able to beat in a test match at Stade de France is New Zealand, the famous all blacks. A 20-20 draw in 2012 remains the best result.

For the rest, those who have had the chance to attend the following games, know what these magical moments of sharing and a vibrant crowd represent.

In March 2004, the French team received Australia, the form team of the day. It delivered a quality performance, which ended with a magnificent 27-14 win in a fiery atmosphere.

The following year, in 2005, during the winter tour, it was the Springboks who fell in the arena of Stade de France, overcome by a score of 26-20.

Argentina appeared on the menu of the French in 2006, with a narrow 27-26 victory.

After the stinging defeat against the Australians in November 2010, the national rugby team was keen to redeem itself and make the Stade de France buzz once again. Fired up, defiant in the scrums, gaining ground on every impact, it dominated the Wallabies for a historic victory of 33-6 on 12 November 2012, confirmed in 2014 by a much narrower margin.

Friendly rugby matches

Test-matches are rugby matches organised between national teams or between clubs, out of competition, but they still have an important strategic stake. It is a tool allowing coaches to test new players in real time; the cohesion of a team around a recent recruit. It is also an opportunity to motivate the team and test the spectators and supporters.

Calendar of rugby test matches at Stade de France in 2016:

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