FRANCE  43 V IRELAND  21
  COMPETITION: World Cup, Quarter final
  VENUE: Colonial Stadium, Melbourne DATE: 9 November, 2003 SPECTATORS:
  REFEREE: HALFTIME: 27-0  
  SCORERS: SCORERS:
  TRIES: Magne, Dominici, Harinordoquy, Crenca TRIES: O'Driscoll (2), Maggs
  CONVERSIONS: Michalak (4) CONVERSIONS: Humphreys (3)
  PENALTY GOALS: Michalak (5) PENALTY GOALS:
  DROPPED GOALS: DROPPED GOALS:
     
15 Nicolas Brusque  Biarritz RFC 15 Girvan Dempsey  Leinster
14 Aurelien Rougerie  Montferrand RFC 14 Shane Horgan  Leinster
13 Tony Marsh Montferrand RFC 13 Brian O'Driscoll Leinster
12 Yannick Jauzion (21) Stade Toulousain RFC 12 Kevin Maggs  Bath RFC, England
11 Christophe Dominici Stade Francais RFC 11 John Kelly Munster
10 Frederic Michalak  Stade Toulousain RFC 10 Ronan O'Gara (21) Munster
9 Fabien Galthie (Cap) Stade Francais RFC 9 Peter Stringer (20) Munster
8 Imanol Harinordoquy (19) Pau RFC 8 Victor Costello (19) Leinster
7 Olivier Magne (16) (2) Montferrand RFC 7 Keith Gleeson  Leinster
6 Serge Betsen  Biarritz RFC 6 Simon Easterby  Llanelly RFC, Wales
5 Jerome Thion (18t) Biarritz RFC 5 Paul O'Connell  Munster
4 Fabien Pelous Stade Toulousain RFC 4 Malcolm O'Kelly  Leinster
3 Sylvain Marconnet  Stade Francais RFC 3 John Hayes  Munster
2 Raphael Ibanez (7) Saracens RFC, England 2 Keith Wood (Cap) Munster
1 Jean-Jacques Crenca (17) Agen RFC 1 Reggie Corrigan (17) Leinster
   
16 Yannick Bru (7) Stade Toulousain RFC 16 Shane Byrne  Leinster
17 Olivier Milloud (1) Bourgoin-Jallieu RFC 17 Marcus Horan (1) Munster
18 Olivier Brouzet (5t) (22) Montferrand RFC 18 Donncha O'Callaghan  Munster
19 Patrick Tabacco (8) Stade Francais RFC 19 Eric Miller (8) Leinster
20 Gerald Merceron  Montferrand RFC 20 Guy Easterby (9) Llanelli RFC, Wales
21 Brian Liebenberg (12) Stade Francais RFC 21 David Humphreys (10) Ulster
22 Pepito Elhorga (18) Agen RFC 22 Anthony Horgan  Munster
   
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