Wales has become this Friday the champion of Six Nations Tournament from the couch after the defeat of France in view of Scotland at the close of the championship (23-27).
The French team needed to beat Scotland by at least 21 points and get the offensive bonus of the four trials, but the ‘bleus’ have fallen short in their attempt and, therefore, without a title that has eluded them since 2010.
Wales last Saturday lost their chance to certify victory in the most prestigious tournament in the world. North Hemisphere, but France achieved an agonizing triumph (32-30) and deprived the Welsh of the glory of the Grand slam.
Incidentally, the XV of the Rooster won the opportunity to achieve the Six Nations in the match against Scotland, corresponding to the 3rd day and postponed in its day due to the cases of coronavirus, but the Scots confirmed their good moment of form and even denied the victory to the French in Paris.
The visiting team dominated the scene of the match during the first 30 minutes (3-10) against some very timid French players, falons and surpassed at times by the transcendence of the match.
However, the first trial of Brice Dulin woke up the ‘bleus’, who went to the break ahead (13-10) and one more man during the first 10 minutes of the second half for the yellow card in the 40′ to Stuart hogg.
France took advantage of that superiority and Damian Penaud he achieved the second trial and a morale boost for his team (18-10 at 46 ‘), surely the only moment in which the Gauls truly believed that the feat was possible.
Nevertheless, Romain Ntamack failed in the transformation and Scotland showed that it was in Paris ready to take the victory: a punishment blow of Finn russell, the essay of David cherry and the subsequent transformation of Russell himself turned the score around and turned the French title almost a chimera: 18-20 in the 62nd minute.
France still had pride to get at least victory with the test of Swan rebbadj (23-20 in the 66 ‘), but Scotland gave the final blow with the test of Duhan van der merwe already in injury time for French disappointment and Scottish joy and, above all, Welsh (23-27).