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1988 First Test: France 14 Great Britain 28

France v Great Britain - First Whitbread Trophy Bitter Test Match.
Sunday 24th January 1988 at Stade Saint Ruf, Avignon.

Team Sheets

- France Position Great Britain -
1 Jean-Phillippe Pougeau (St Esteve) Full Back Steve Hampson (Wigan) 1
2 Hugues Ratier (Lezignan) Winger Des Drummond (Warrington) 2
3 Guy Delaunay (St Esteve) Centre Garry Schofield (Leeds) 3
4 David Fraisse (Le Pontet) Centre Paul Loughlin (St Helens) 4
5 Cyrille Pons (St Gaudens) Winger Martin Offiah (Widnes) 5
6 Dominique Espunga (Lezignan) Stand Off Ellery Hanley (Wigan) 6
7 Gilles Dumas (St Gaudens) Scrum Half Shaun Edwards (Wigan) 7
8 Marc Tisseyre (Pamiers) Prop Kevin Ward (Castleford) 8
9 Matthieu Khedimi (Pamiers) Hooker Kevin Beardmore (Castleford) 9
10 Pierre Ailleres (Toulouse) Prop Hugh Waddell (Oldham) 10
11 Pierre Montgaillard (XIII Catalan) 2nd Row Roy Powell (Leeds) 11
12 Daniel Verdes (Villeneuve) 2nd Row Paul Medley (Leeds) 12
13 Jacques Moliner (Lezignan) L.Forward Andy Platt (St Helens) 13
- - - - - - -
14 Phillippe Gestas (St Gaudens) Substitute David Creasser (Leeds) 14
15 Denis Bienes (St Gaudens) Substitute Paul Dixon (Halifax) 15

Score Sheet

France 14 --- Great Britain 28
Tries (2):
Daniel Verdas
Hugues Ratier
--- Tries (5):
Garry Schofield 2
Des Drummond
Martin Offiah
Ellery Hanley
Gilles Dumas 3
--- Goals:
Paul Loughlin 3
David Creasser 1

Half Time

France 10 Great Britain 4


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