Suspense, spectacle and a brilliant finale. The final match of the 6-nation tournament was held by French fans (7.65 million viewers following the France 2 match) and on the channel on the other hand. So if disappointment was brewing in France, relief and joy were displayed on the first pages of the British press on Saturday morning. Day after victory Scotland overtime Stade de France on the sodden lawn (23-27), Media across the channel saw an incredible end to the match. On Saturday the Scotsman is not mistaken in his title “A Paris Snatch”, which can be translated as “robbery in Paris”. “It was a triumph of courage, effort and solidarity,” Scotland coach Gregor Townsend told the Edinburgh Daily.
A historic victory for the XV du Chardon, which had not been won in France for 22 years. “Tournament climax” for the Edinburgh Herald. “This is an exaggerated final for the six-nation tournament which saw Scotland win in Paris for the first time in 22 years as Duhan van der Merwe tried to win for about five minutes (Editor’s note: in standby time) Belongs to. »
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Habs, who had to win the tournament by 21 points in advance, failed to complete his mission. He finished in second place and relinquished the coronation to Wales. A week after the disillusionment of Welsh, Paris – Where they were beaten in stoppage time – That’s why a smile is found in the evening.
A delayed win – the match between France and Scotland was postponed due to a cluster in the French ranks – which Leake players had experienced at home, but were in contact with each other through their WhatsApp. WalesOnline. Welsh media gives voice to opener Callum Sheedy who chants the coronation – “It’s great”, though he regrets that “it’s awkward to wait a week” to find out the outcome of the competition. A final victory that should allow Sheedy to end the “Sleeveless Nights” has been living in France since the defeat.
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