The XV of France won against Italy (37-10), Sunday at the Stade de France, for its first match in the 2022 6 Nations Tournament. The Blues are at the top of the standings.
Jostled by brave transalpine especially at the start of the meeting, Les Bleus scored five tries, synonymous with the offensive bonus point and first place in the standings, by Anthony Jelonch (26th), Gabin Villière (40th, 49th, 80th) and Damian Penaud (69th).
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“It’s complicated to play Italy, we know with what energy they come, the conditions were complicated, admitted Antoine Dupont after the meeting to explain the start of the complicated game. We made mistakes, we have to be cleaner. Me? Like the team, clumsiness, bad choices.
From now on, after this successful entry into the running against the weakest team of the “6 nations”, the men of Fabien Galthié, absent because positive for Covid-19, will turn to the preparation of their next match against Ireland , next Saturday at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin. “Ireland is a big piece,” Dupont also confided. And that is to say the least. The XV of Clover blew up Wales (29-7) on Saturday.
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