France vs England

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  1. langpark

    langpark First Grade

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    I just randomly came across it on the French Fed's website, they're due to face off on the 22nd of October in Avignon. I hope the French can be at full strength for this one and make it a decent contest!
     
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    ParraEelsNRL Referee

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    Good stuff, better late than never.

    Wish they would fix the international schedule so people know way in advance so they can make plans.
     
  3. Storm13

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    About time we get to see England play in France again.

    Was a good turnout last time was it not?
     
  4. langpark

    langpark First Grade

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    yep, after much searching I've found it, it was in 2011 in Avignon.

    Result: France 18-32 England
    Crowd: 16,866

    And the last time before that was 2008 in Toulouse...

    Result: France 8-56 England
    Crowd: 8,326


    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_France_national_rugby_league_team_results
     
  5. paulmac

    paulmac Juniors

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    Would love a Bastille Day match in France,featuring only ESL players if need be.
     
  6. adamkungl

    adamkungl Immortal

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    I'd love to see France beat England.. and England beat Australia. That'd throw a spanner in the works.
     
  7. Sinman

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    Yeah it is time for another game.. it's ok if France end up getting beaten comfortably.. they need to play that opposition so they can know what level they need to get too.. One day though.. when France is on and England a bit off an upset might happen and do wonders for the game!!
     
  8. Storm13

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    They'll continue to play like they do while they play the likes of Scotland and Ireland year after year.

    They seem to have the facilities and support to host bigger events. Should be bringing over someone like PNG and hosting a tri series or something similar. Also playing these European Cup games mostly outside of France is not building any momentum regarding TV exposure. National side needs to make the step up and hopefully with a new president soon will get them on course.
     
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    France train-on squad selected by new french coach Aurélien Cologni:

    Lucas Albert (Dragons Catalans)
    Olivier Arnaud (SO Avignon)
    William Barthau (London Broncos)
    Julian Bousquet (Dragons Catalans)
    Guillaume Bonnet (FC Lézignan XIII)
    Clément Boyer (Toulouse Olympique)
    Damien Cardace (FC Lézignan XIII)
    Rémi Casty (Dragons Catalans)
    Alrix Da Costa (Dragons Catalans)
    Vincent Duport (Dragons Catalans)
    Théo Fages (St Helens Saints)
    Ben Garcia (Dragons Catalans)
    Tony Gigot (Dragons Catalans)
    Mickael Goudemand (SO Avignon)
    Maxime Herold (XIII Limouxin)
    Benjamin Jullien (Warrington Wolves)
    Kévin Larroyer (Hull KR)
    Gavin Marguerite (Toulouse Olympique)
    Romain Navarrete (Dragons Catalans)
    Mathias Pala (St Estève XIII Catalan)
    Eloi Pelissier (Dragons Catalans)
    Ugo Perez (Dragons Catalans)
    Stan Robin (Dragons Catalans)
    Mickael Rouch (XIII Limouxin)
    Michael Simon (Wakefield Wildcats)
    Gadwin Springer (Castelford Tigers)
     
  12. deal.with.it

    deal.with.it Juniors

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    Not a bad squad.

    1. Gigot
    6. Fages
    7. Bauthau
    9. Pellissier

    Young spine that could develop nicely if they get more games together. Pellissier and Gigot the only ones playing club footy together.
     

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