VI Nations: the Blue crush Ireland and offer themselves a final against England

The XV of France women largely dominated Ireland (15-56) this Saturday, during their second match of the Six Nations Tournament. The French will face England in the final of the competition.

After Wales at the beginning of April (53-0), it is Ireland’s turn to undergo the law of the French women’s XV in the Six Nations Tournament. This Saturday, the protected Annick Hayraud pounded their opponent and won a very large victory (15-56) on Irish soil. Before finding England in the final in a week, the French players offered themselves an offensive festival with eight tries.

An Ireland-France folded at half-time

After a first penalty won by the XV du Trèfle at the start of the match, the Blue quickly launched the machine after ten minutes or so. Montpellier’s Caroline Boujard scored the first French try before being imitated by Emilie Boulard.

A penalty try later, trans formed by an efficient Caroline Drouin in her role as scorer, and France was already well ahead (3-21, 21st) and seemed to be heading towards a fairly quiet victory. Two new tests by Safi N’Diaye and Cyrielle Banet further added to the bill. At halftime, nothing could worry the Blue (8-48, 40th).

The Blue have an appointment with England

The meeting then turned to the correction for Ireland. After unblocking the situation at the start of the match, Caroline Boujard signed a double to restart the tricolor machine after the break (8-43, 46th).

Back in the XV after a passage to rugby sevens, Romane Ménager also went there with his little try after a nice sprint and then saw Cyrielle Banet score her second try of the game to conclude the demonstration of the French players before a final jump Irish (15-56, 75th).

In a 2021 edition of the Tournament so special because of the health crisis linked to the coronavirus, the Blue therefore finish in first place in their pool ahead of the Welsh and Irish. With two victories and no less than 16 tries, Gaëlle Hermet’s partners have been full of confidence.

Bodes well before challenging the competition’s other favorite, England, in the final in a week’s time. In the other group, the English shone by easily dominating Scotland (52-10) and Italy (3-67). The title match promises to be the most spectacular.


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