Six Nations 2008
Head to head: Wales secure Grand Slam
PA Sport
March 15, 2008

WALES v FRANCE
Saturday 15 March 2008
Millennium Stadium, Cardiff
Referee: Marius Jonker (SA)
Touch judges: 1 Jonathan Kaplan (SA), 2 Federico Cuesta (Argentina)
TMO: Carlo Damasco (Italy)

Head to Head
Played 84
Wales won 42
France won 39
Drawn 3

Biggest wins
Wales Points and Margin 49-14 1910

France Points and Margin 51-0 1998

France at Cardiff since 2000
2000 France bt Wales 36-3
2002 France bt Wales 37-33
2004 France bt Wales 29-22
2006 France bt Wales 21-16
2007 France bt Wales 34-7 (RWC warm-up)
2007 France bt NZ 20-18 (RWC)

Biggest wins and losses in International Championship

Wales
Win
Points 49-14 v France 1910
Margin 47-8 v Italy 2008
Loss
Points 26-60 v England 1998
Margin 0-51 v France 1998

France
Win
Points 56-13 v Italy 2005
Margin 51-0 v Wales 1998
Loss
Points 14-49 v Wales 1910
Margin 0-37 v England 1911

Wales - form guide from 2007 Six Nations
Ireland (6N) H L 9-19
Scotland (6N) A L 9-21
France (6N) A L 21-32
Italy (6N) A L 20-23
England (6N) H W 27-18
Australia A L 23-29
Australia A L 0-31
England A L 5-62
Argentina H W 27-20
France H L 7-34
Canada (RWC) N W 42-17
Australia (RWC) H L 20-32
Japan (RWC) H W 72-18
Fiji (RWC) N L 34-38
SA H L 12-34
England (6N) A W 26-19
Scotland (6N) H W 30-15
Italy (6N) H W 47-8
Ireland (6N) A W 16-12

France - form guide from 2007 Six Nations
Italy (6N) A W 39-3
Ireland (6N) A W 20-17
Wales (6N) H W 32-21
England (6N) A L 18-26
Scotland (6N) H W 46-19
NZ A L 11-42
NZ A L 10-61
England A W 22-15
England H W 22-9
Wales A W 34-7
Argentina (RWC) H L 12-17
Namibia (RWC) H W 87-10
Ireland (RWC) H W 25-3
Georgia (RWC) H W 64-7
NZ (RWC) N W 20-18
England (RWC) H L 9-14
Argentina (RWC) H L 10-34
Scotland (6N) A W 27-6
Ireland (6N) H W 26-21
England (6N) H L 13-24
Italy (6N) H W 25-13

World Rugby all-time top try scorers
64 David Campese (Australia)
50 Rory Underwood (49-England 1-Lions)
49 Doug Howlett (NZ)
46 Christian Cullen (NZ)
44 Jeff Wilson (NZ)
43 Joe Rokocoko (NZ)
41 Gareth Thomas (40-Wales 1-Lions)
40 Shane Williams (Wales)
40 Chris Latham (Australia)
38 Serge Blanco (France)
38 Joost van der Westhuizen (SA)
37 Jonah Lomu (NZ)
(Note: Daisuke Ohata scored 65 tries for Japan, but not all against international opposition)

Wales - most capped players
100 Gareth Thomas
94 Colin Charvis
92 Gareth Llewellyn
87 Neil Jenkins
80 Martyn Williams
72 Ieuan Evans
69 Stephen Jones
61 Dwayne Peel
59 Rob Howley

Wales - all time leading points scorers
1049 Neil Jenkins
603 Stephen Jones
304 Paul Thorburn
211 Arwel Thomas
200 Shane Williams
200 Gareth Thomas
173 James Hook
166 Phil Bennett

Wales - all time leading try scorers
40 Shane Williams
40 Gareth Thomas
33 Ieuan Evans
22 Colin Charvis
20 Gareth Edwards
20 Gerald Davies
18 Tom Shanklin
18 Rhys Williams

France - most capped players
118 Fabien Pelous
111 Philippe Sella
98 Raphael Ibanez
93 Serge Blanco
89 Olivier Magne
78 Abdelatif Benazzi
71 Olivier Brouzet
71 Jean-Luc Sadourny
71 Sylvain Marconnet
71 Christian Califano

France - all time leading points scorers
380 Christophe Lamaison
367 Thierry Lacroix
354 Didier Camberabero
267 Gerald Merceron
265 Jean-Pierre Romeu
247 Dimitri Yachvili
247 Thomas Castaignede
246 Frederic Michalak
233 Serge Blanco
205 Jean-Baptiste Elissalde
200 Jean-Paul Lescarboura

France - all time leading try scorers
38 Serge Blanco
33 Philippe Saint-Andre
30 Philippe Sella
26 Emile Ntamack
26 Philippe Bernat-Salles
25 Christophe Dominici
23 Christian Darrouy
21 Aurelien Rougerie
20 Vincent Clerc
20 Patrice Lagisquet

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