Rugby World Cup - Twickenham, 31 October 1999, 15:00 local, 15:00 GMT
France (10) 43 - 31 (17) New Zealand (FT)

Match coverage:  Report

Timeline

Time France  Score  New Zealand
2 Lamaison - penalty goal 3 - 0
9 3 - 3 Mehrtens - penalty goal
18 3 - 6 Mehrtens - penalty goal
19 Lamaison - conversion
Lamaison - try
10 - 6
22 10 - 9 Mehrtens - penalty goal
23 10 - 14 Lomu - try
29 Juillet - sub off
Brouzet - sub on
39 10 - 17 Mehrtens - penalty goal
44 10 - 24 Lomu - try
Mehrtens - conversion
46 Lamaison - drop goal 13 - 24
48 Lamaison - drop goal 16 - 24
51 Lamaison - penalty goal 19 - 24
54 Lamaison - penalty goal 22 - 24
55 Dominici - try
Lamaison - conversion
29 - 24
57 Soulette - sub off
de Villiers - sub on
Gibson - sub on
Meeuws - sub on
Dowd - sub off
Ieremia - sub off
59 Lamaison - conversion
Dourthe - try
36 - 24
64 Lievremont - sub off
Costes - sub on
69 Willis - sub on
Brooke - sub off
72 Castaignede - sub on
Galthie - sub off
73 Lamaison - conversion
Bernat-Salles - try
43 - 24
75 Dominici - sub off
Mola - sub on
Marshall - sub on
Kelleher - sub off
78 Ntamack - sub off
Glas - sub on
79 43 - 31 Mehrtens - conversion
Wilson - try

Notes

 
Result France won by a margin of 12 points
 
Ground name Twickenham Stadium, London (neutral venue)
Attendance 73000
 
Referee JM Fleming (Scotland)
 
France Test debuts none
New Zealand Test debuts none

Teams

France New Zealand
Tries Lamaison (19), Dominici (55), Dourthe (59), Bernat-Salles (73) Tries Lomu (23, 44), Wilson (79)
Cons Lamaison (19, 55, 59, 73) Cons Mehrtens (44, 79)
Pens Lamaison (2, 51, 54) Pens Mehrtens (9, 18, 22, 39)
Drops Lamaison (46, 48) Drops none

Match stats

France   New Zealand
4 Tries 3
4 from 4 Conversion goals 2 from 2
3 from 3 Penalty goals 4 from 4
100.0% Kick at goal success 100.0%
2 Dropped goals 0
Kick/pass/run
34 Kicks from hand 23
83 Passes 138
76 Runs 95
453 Metres run with ball 456
Attacking
57% (50%/60%) Possession (1H/2H) 43% (50%/40%)
6 Clean breaks 14
12 Defenders beaten 29
6 Offloads 15
50 from 56 (89.3%) Rucks won 56 from 59 (94.9%)
0 from 0 Mauls won 0 from 0
12 Turnovers conceded 16
Defensive
91/29 Tackles made/missed 75/12
76.0% Tackling success rate 86.0%
Set pieces
4 won, 1 lost (80.0%) Scrums on own feed 7 won, 1 lost (87.5%)
8 won, 3 lost (72.7%) Lineouts on own throw 13 won, 2 lost (86.7%)
Discipline
20 Penalties conceded 9
2/0 Yellow/red cards 0/0

Fra stats

Pos   T/A Pts K/P/R MR CB DB OL TO Tack LO Pen Y/R
FB Garbajosa 0/0 0 3/3/3 21 0 0 0 0 2/2 0/0 1 1/0
W Bernat-Salles 1/0 5 2/3/4 14 0 0 0 2 0/1 0/0 1 0/0
C Dourthe 1/1 5 2/2/4 3 0 0 1 1 4/3 0/0 1 0/0
C Ntamack 0/0 0 1/3/4 19 0 1 2 1 5/2 0/0 0 0/0
W Dominici 1/0 5 1/1/10 114 3 5 0 2 3/0 0/0 2 0/0
FH Lamaison 1/1 28 21/12/6 55 1 1 0 1 6/6 0/0 0 0/0
SH Galthie 0/1 0 1/48/5 27 0 0 1 1 8/2 0/0 2 0/0
P Soulette 0/0 0 0/0/0 0 0 0 0 0 2/2 0/0 0 0/0
H Ibanez 0/0 0 0/1/5 18 0 1 0 0 9/0 0/0 1 1/0
P Tournaire 0/0 0 0/2/3 6 0 0 1 0 3/1 0/0 0 0/0
L Benazzi 0/0 0 0/1/8 29 0 0 0 0 3/2 3/0 3 0/0
L Pelous 0/0 0 0/3/9 35 0 0 0 1 5/0 0/1 2 0/0
F Lievremont 0/0 0 0/0/1 1 0 0 0 0 8/4 0/0 4 0/0
F Magne 0/1 0 3/2/8 75 2 4 1 3 10/1 2/1 0 0/0
N8 Juillet 0/0 0 0/1/2 27 0 0 0 0 1/2 0/0 0 0/0
(W) Mola 0/0 0 0/0/0 0 0 0 0 0 1/0 0/0 1 0/0
(C) Glas 0/0 0 0/0/0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0 0/0
(SH) Castaignede 0/0 0 0/1/0 0 0 0 0 0 3/0 0/0 0 0/0
(F) Costes 0/0 0 0/0/0 0 0 0 0 0 6/0 0/0 3 0/0
(L) Brouzet 0/0 0 0/0/4 9 0 0 0 0 7/1 3/0 0 0/0
(P) de Villiers 0/0 0 0/0/0 0 0 0 0 0 5/0 0/0 1 0/0
Key T/A Tries / Try Assists Pts Points scored
K/P/R Kick / Pass / Run MR Metres Run with ball
CB Clean Breaks DB Defenders Beaten OL OffLoads TO TurnOvers
Tack Tackles made / missed LO LineOuts won on throw / stolen on opp throw
Pen Penalties conceded Y/R Yellow / Red cards

NZ stats

Pos   T/A Pts K/P/R MR CB DB OL TO Tack LO Pen Y/R
FB Wilson 1/1 5 3/11/8 92 5 3 1 2 3/1 0/0 0 0/0
W Umaga 0/0 0 2/7/12 52 2 1 3 4 4/0 0/0 0 0/0
C Cullen 0/1 0 0/9/11 41 0 3 5 2 4/0 0/0 0 0/0
C Ieremia 0/0 0 0/3/4 10 0 1 0 1 3/2 0/0 0 0/0
W Lomu 2/0 10 1/5/8 80 2 10 0 1 0/0 0/0 0 0/0
FH Mehrtens 0/0 16 13/28/2 8 0 0 0 0 3/3 0/0 0 0/0
SH Kelleher 0/0 0 2/42/7 55 2 8 1 2 7/1 0/0 2 0/0
P Hoeft 0/0 0 0/0/3 1 0 1 0 1 6/0 0/0 1 0/0
H Oliver 0/0 0 0/2/4 20 0 0 0 1 6/2 0/0 0 0/0
P Dowd 0/0 0 0/1/1 1 0 0 0 0 6/1 0/0 0 0/0
L Maxwell 0/0 0 0/3/8 13 1 0 2 2 9/0 5/1 2 0/0
L Brooke 0/0 0 0/2/0 0 0 0 0 0 2/0 4/1 1 0/0
F Thorne 0/0 0 0/2/6 24 1 1 1 0 6/1 0/0 0 0/0
F Kronfeld 0/0 0 1/7/2 4 0 0 1 0 12/1 0/0 3 0/0
N8 Randell 0/0 0 0/5/4 7 0 1 1 0 4/0 1/1 0 0/0
(C) Gibson 0/0 0 1/2/6 23 0 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 1 0/0
(SH) Marshall 0/1 0 0/8/4 10 1 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0 0/0
(L) Willis 0/0 0 0/0/0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0 0/0
(P) Meeuws 0/0 0 0/1/5 15 0 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0 0/0
Key T/A Tries / Try Assists Pts Points scored
K/P/R Kick / Pass / Run MR Metres Run with ball
CB Clean Breaks DB Defenders Beaten OL OffLoads TO TurnOvers
Tack Tackles made / missed LO LineOuts won on throw / stolen on opp throw
Pen Penalties conceded Y/R Yellow / Red cards