France v England

Date:

Venue: Stade de France, Paris

Referee: Nigel Owens (WRU)

Attendance: 78,834

France v England Match Reports

England completed a Six Nations Grand Slam with a 31-21 victory over France at the Stade de France in Paris. It was England's first Grand Slam in 13 years. Tries from Danny Care and Dan Cole helped England build a 17-12 half time lead. A further try by Anthony Watson, plus three penalties from Owen Farrell in the second half sealed the win for England. A selection of match reports is listed below:

France v England - Match Highlights

France v England - Match Stats

France: (12) 21
Penalty: Machenaud (7)

England: (17) 31
Try: Care, Cole, Watson
Conversion: Farrell (2)
Penalty: Farrell (4)

France v England - Team Line-ups

France Team Line-up

Forwards

  • 1 Jefferson Poirot
  • 2 Guilhem Guirado (Captain)
  • 3 Rabah Slimani
  • 4 Alexandre Flanquart
  • 5 Yoann Maestri
  • 6 Damien Chouly
  • 7 Bernard Le Roux
  • 8 Loann Goujon

Backs

  • 9 Maxime Machenaud
  • 10 François Trinh-Duc
  • 11 Virimi Vakatawa
  • 12 Maxime Mermoz
  • 13 Gaël Fickou
  • 14 Wesley Fofana
  • 15 Scott Spedding

Replacements

  • 16 Camille Chat
  • 17 Uini Atonio
  • 18 Xavier Chiocci
  • 19 Paul Jedrasiak
  • 20 Wenceslas Lauret
  • 21 Sébastien Bézy
  • 22 Jules Plisson
  • 23 Maxime Médard

England Team Line-up

Forwards

  • 1 Mako Vunipola
  • 2 Dylan Hartley (Captain)
  • 3 Dan Cole
  • 4 Maro Itoje
  • 5 George Kruis
  • 6 Chris Robshaw
  • 7 James Haskell
  • 8 Billy Vunipola

Backs

  • 9 Danny Care
  • 10 George Ford
  • 11 Jack Nowell
  • 12 Owen Farrell
  • 13 Jonathan Joseph
  • 14 Anthony Watson
  • 15 Mike Brown

Replacements

  • 16 Luke Cowan-Dickie
  • 17 Joe Marler
  • 18 Kieran Brookes
  • 19 Joe Launchbury
  • 20 Jack Clifford
  • 21 Ben Youngs
  • 22 Manu Tuilagi
  • 23 Elliot Daly
 
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