1970–71 French Rugby Union Championship

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French Rugby Championship 1970-71
Countries  France
Number of teams 64
Champions Béziers (2nd title)
Runners-up Toulon
← 1969-70
1971-72 →

The 1970-71 French Rugby Union Championship was contested by 64 teams divided in 8 pools. The first four of each pool, were qualified for the "last 32".

'Béziers won The French Rugby Union Championship beating Toulon in the final.

For Béziers, was the first of ten title in two decades, while Touloun had to wait until 1987.

Qualification round[edit]

In bold the clubs qualified for the next round. The teams are listed according to the final ranking

Pool 1[edit]

Pool 2[edit]

Pool 3[edit]

Pool 4[edit]

Pool 5[edit]

Pool 6[edit]

Pool 7[edit]

Pool 8[edit]

"Last 32"[edit]

In bold the clubs qualified for the next round

Team 1 Team 2 Results
Béziers Poitiers 19-0
Dijon Saint-Jean-de-Luz 8-3
Stade Bagnérais Lourdes 18-9
Pau Biarritz 11-6
Mont de Marsan Stadoceste 30-19
Castres Stade Beaumontois 12-3
Agen Aurillac 6-3
La Voulte Avignon Saint-Saturnin 14-3
Brive La Rochelle 14-6
Tyrosse Bayonne 11-8
Bègles Montferrand 12-8
Dax Cognac 3-0
Narbonne Périgueux 27-6
Touloun Graulhet 8-0
Toulouse Romans 26-6
Montauban Grenoble 12-8

"Last 16"[edit]

In bold the clubs qualified for the next round

Team 1 Team 2 Results
Béziers Dijon 11-0
Stade Bagnérais Pau 8-5
Mont de Marsan Castres 6-5
Agen La Voulte 17-9
Brive Tyrosse 11-0
Bègles Dax 0-10
Narbonne Touloun 6-14
Toulouse Montauban 20-12

Quarter of finals[edit]

In bold the clubs qualified for the next round

Team 1 Team 2 Results
Béziers Stade Bagnérais 32-9
Mont de Marsan Agen 6-14
Brive Dax 12-9
Touloun Toulose 8-0

Semifinals[edit]

Team 1 Team 2 Results
Béziers Agen 20-9
Brive Touloun 3-6

Final[edit]

Teams Béziers - Toulon
Score 15-9 after over-time
Date 16 May 1971
Venue Parc municipal des sports, Bordeaux
Referee Michel Dubernet
Line-up
Béziers Armand Vaquerin, André Lubrano, Jean-Pierre Hortoland, Georges Senal, Alain Estève, Olivier Saïsset, Yvan Buonomo, Christian Pesteil, Richard Astre (cap.), Henri Cabrol, René Séguier, Jean Sarda, Joseph Navarro, Gérard Lavagne, Jack Cantoni
Touloun Jean-Claude Ballatore, Noêl Vadella, Arnaldo Gruarin, Michel Sappa, André Herrero (cap.), Christian Carrère, Daniel Hache, Daniel Herrero, Louis Irastorza, Paul Bos, Bernard Giabbiconi, Jean-Pierre Carreras, Gilles Delaigue, Roger Fabien, Bernard Laboure
Scorers
Béziers 2 tries Séguier, 2 penalties Cabrol, 1 drop Astre
Touloun 3 penalties Laboure

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