MATCH SUMMARY
TEAMS South Africa vs France
VENUE The Absa Stadium
DATE 17 June 1995 13:30
COMPETITION IRB Rugby World Cup
FINAL SCORE 19 - 15
TRIES 1 - 0
HALFTIME SCORE 10 - 6
CONDITIONS Torrential rain the day before and on the day ensured a water-logged field. Match delayed by 90 minutes. Further rain during the match.
CROWD 40000
MATCH OFFICIALS
Referee Derek Bevan
SCORING SUMMARY
South Africa
Conversion Joel Stransky 1
Penalty Joel Stransky 4
Try Ruben Kruger 1
 
France
Penalty Thierry Lacroix 5
LINE-UP
South Africa
1 Os du Randt
2 Chris Rossouw
3 Balie Swart
4 Kobus Wiese
5 Hannes Strydom
6 Francois Pienaar (Captain)
7 Ruben Kruger
8 Mark Andrews
9 Joost Van der Westhuizen
10 Joel Stransky
11 Chester Williams
12 Hennie le Roux
13 Japie Mulder
14 James Small
15 André Joubert
 
France
1 Louis Armary
2 Jean-Michel Gonzales
3 Christian Califano
4 Olivier Merle
5 Olivier Roumat
6 Abdeletiff Benazzi
7 Laurent Cabannes
8 Marc Cecillon
9 Fabien Galthié
10 Christophe Deylaud
11 Philippe Saint-André (Captain)
12 Thierry Lacroix
13 Philippe Sella
14 Emile Ntamack
15 Jean-Luc Sadourny
RESERVES
South Africa
16 Gavin Johnson
17 Christiaan Scholtz
18 Johan Roux
19 Rudolf Straeuli
20 Garry Pagel
21 Naka Drotske
 
France
16 Franck Mesnel
17 Yann Delaigue
18 Aubin Heuber
19 Albert Cigagna
20 Philippe Gallart
21 Laurent Benezech
REPLACEMENTS
South Africa
62 Johan Roux for Joost Van der Westhuizen
 
RUN OF PLAY
0 Penalty Joel Stransky South Africa
1 Try Ruben Kruger South Africa
2 Conversion Joel Stransky South Africa
3 Penalty Thierry Lacroix France
4 Penalty Thierry Lacroix France
41 Penalty Joel Stransky South Africa
42 Penalty Thierry Lacroix France
43 Penalty Joel Stransky South Africa
44 Penalty Thierry Lacroix France
45 Penalty Joel Stransky South Africa
46 Penalty Thierry Lacroix France
62 Substitution (Tactical) Johan Roux for Joost Van der Westhuizen South Africa