Japan tour - Bordeaux, 27 October 1973, 15:00 local, 14:00 GMT
France (7) 30 - 18 (10) Japan (FT)

Teams

France Japan
Tries Aguirre, Barrau, Bertranne, Delaigue, Saisset, Skrela Tries Ohigashi, Sakata, Shimazaki
Cons Cabrol 3 Cons none
Pens none Pens Shimazaki, Ueyama

Notes

 
Result France won by a margin of 12 points
 
Ground name Stade Chaban-Delmas, Bordeaux
Attendance 6268
 
Referee M Joseph (Wales)
 
France Test debuts G Delaigue, J Rougerie, M Sappa, R Seguier
Japan Test debuts M Iguchi
 
Points scoring rules try 4, conversion 2, penalty goal 3, drop goal 3, goal from a mark 3

Other scores

Romania tour
West Germany 9 - 33 Romania Heidelburg
Sweden tour
Denmark 12 - 7 Sweden Aalborg