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Thursday, May 17, 2007

France full field team try vs England 1991

France full field team try vs England 1991

In a Grand Slam decider at Twickenham, Serge Blanco ran the ball from beneath his own posts after a missed penalty from England.

Lafond, Sella and Camberabero brilliantly outmanoeuvred the English defence before Philippe Saint-Andre gathered a pinpoint kick ahead to touch down.

To this day it remains one of the greatest team tries ever seen in international rugby.

Posted by Rugbydump at 3:26 pm | View Comments (12)

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Anonymous May 17, 2007 2:49 pm

:-( have to hand it to them though, it was an awesome try! somehow the french always end up getting tries when you least expect them!

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Stuey May 17, 2007 3:17 pm

I've been looking for that one for ages...breathtaking stuff.

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Anonymous May 17, 2007 3:59 pm


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Anonymous May 17, 2007 6:59 pm

Awesome switch on the outside.

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Torsten May 20, 2007 7:30 am

Beautiful, beautiful old school rugby!

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Frederic the Frog June 11, 2007 10:39 pm

I was standing and shouting just behind the posts...! a fantastic match norrowly lost by the French (but 3 tries to 1)... I dont remember a crowd being so happy after the game as the Brits here scored a Grand Slam... fantastic time in London afterwards : free beer for all the Frogs till late at night... and I don't remember the name of that sweet girl...PS : wonderful website here.. !

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Anonymous June 17, 2007 9:55 pm

French Flair !

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Anonymous June 19, 2007 3:38 am

Omg, im kiwi, and that try is one of the best ive ever seen, the nxt best try would have to be the one they scored against the all blacks in 92

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Anonymous August 17, 2007 9:26 am

Mods, you have to add this one...The Baba's of 73, as well as that try vs England pale in comparison...It's that famous French try at Eden Park in 1994...Try of the century said the Sunday Times...Where did this free-flowing rugby go?

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andy December 19, 2008 11:07 pm

what a try. got to hand it to thsm. bloody french.

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Anonymous May 03, 2010 9:24 am

French touch...

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cheyanqui May 05, 2010 4:42 pm

those are the palest Fijians I've ever seen

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