FIRA Championship D1 , Pool A - Rovigo, 8 March 1981
Italy (3) 9 - 17 (3) France XV (FT)

Teams

Italy France XV
Tries none Tries Averous, Belascain, Delage
Cons none Cons Vivies
Pens Bettarello 2 Pens Vivies
Drops Bettarello Drops none

Notes

 
Result France XV won by a margin of 8 points
FIRA Championship D1 points France XV 3, Italy 1
 
Ground name Stadio Comunale Mario Battaglini, Rovigo
 
Referee MDM Rea (Ireland)
 
Italy Test debuts A Osti, G Zanon
France XV Test debuts no Test caps awarded
 
Points scoring rules try 4, conversion 2, penalty goal 3, drop goal 3

Other scores

Italy B tour
Netherlands 0 - 9 Italy B Hilversum