Rugby: France beat England to become Six Nations champion

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The French men’s rugby team defeated England today by 25-13, in a match corresponding to the fifth and final day of the competition, and became undefeated champion of the traditional Six Nations tournament after 12 years.

The match, which was played at the Stade de France in Paris, was dominated by the local team in the first stage, who were able to reach the English ingoal twice through Gael Fickou and Francois Cros.

For their part, the English could only discount with two penalties from Marcus Smith. In this way, the score of the first half ended 18 to 6.

In the second half, the English team was able to score a try through Freddie Steward, but the French returned to be present in the rival goal with Antoine Dupont.

In this way, France finished top and undefeated, as they beat Italy (37-10), Ireland (30-24), Scotland (36-17) and Wales (13-9). In total, in the five matches he racked up 17 tries for and conceded just 7.

It is worth mentioning that the last time the French had managed to win the title was in 2010. In addition, with this achievement, they reached six consecrations in the European competition.

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