Rugby – Tournament – Six Nations Tournament: the French trials


Find in video the tests of the first match of the fifteen of France in the Six Nations Tournament, against Italy, at the Stade de France. 17th: the Italians score the first try of the match after a scramble by Melvyn Jaminet under a high ball. Paolo Garbisi extends a kicking pass to winger Tommaso Menoncello, who flirts with the line and flattens in the in-goal.

read also The film of France – Italy 26th: Anthony Jelonch intercepts a naïve pass from Italian scrum-half Stephen Varney after a touch fumbled by the Transalpins. The French third line accelerates and offers a dive in the in-goal, in the face and under the beard of Monty Ioane.

40th: the French forwards ensure the conquest on a penalty touch. Antoine Dupont spreads towards the three-quarters who all play on one step, to perfection. Damian Penaud offers the ball to Gabin Villière, offbeat, who dives at the end of the line.

49th: on a counter-ruck from the French, Grégory Alldritt progresses and serves as an offload Gabin Villière. The Toulon winger catches cold Edoardo Padovani with a feint of play on foot, resists the return of Tommaso Menoncello, and slips into the in-goal.

68th: after an excellent work of fixing Yoram Moefana, Damian Penaud escapes on the right wing. He hands inside to Antoine Dupont who serves him again to offer the Blues the offensive bonus point.

80th + 1: after a long action, Gabin Villière is served with accuracy by Yoram Moefana and offers the first hat-trick of his international career. The Blues take care of their goal average.

read also Schedule and results of the Six Nations Tournament

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