Saturday, May 15

France defeats the ‘Dragon’ in the last play and has the Six Nations in their hand


The XV del Gallo will win the tournament if he wins with an offensive bonus and a difference of 21 points his postponed match against Scotland

From all to maybe nothing. This has been the brutal blow that Welsh has been taken this Saturday in Saint Denis (32-30), when a Brice Dulin essay with time fulfilled He has frustrated the Grand Slam that the ‘Dragon’ was already scratching with his nails. Yes France is imposed on Scotland With an offensive bonus and by a difference of 21 points next Friday in Paris (9:00 p.m.), in the game postponed due to an outbreak of covid in the French team, the title will return to the continent 11 years later.

Wales could already see themselves matching England’s 13 Grand Slams mark, but a crazy and vibrant match was going to have an unexpected and exciting outcome. After reaching the halftime level (17-17), the Dragon clearly dominated by 20-30 a France with one less player for the expulsion of Paul Willemse, who stuck his fingers in the eyes of a rival.

However, yellow Faletau and Williams They would give France a numerical superiority until the end, which it knew how to take advantage of with patient and stubborn insistence. In minute 76, Ollivon achieved a trial that with the transformation of Ntamack He left victory within reach (27-30) but with little time ahead.

A Wales burned the ball, lost it quickly and France understood that it was their opportunity. He moved from side to side until weakness appeared on the left flank, where Dulin scored the fourth French try, the one that gave the victory, the extra point and the opportunity to regain a title that has not traveled to France since 2010.

Previously, England, defending champion, she had closed her discreet participation with a loss to Ireland in Dublin (32-18), while Italy could not dodge the wooden spoon and reaped in Murrayfield his fifth defeat (52-10), before a Scotland who will end up being a judge of the tournament.

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Classification:

1. Wales 20 points (+61)
2. Ireland 15 points (+48)
3. France * 15 points (+41)
4. Scotland * 11 points (+43)
5. England 10 points (-9)
6. Italy 0 points (-184)

* one game less




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