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    Twickenham, Middlesex.

    GV. Elevated shot, French team running out onto field at start of the international rugby match between England and France at Twickenham. LV. England team running out onto the field. GV. Pan, French supporters running round the field waving banners. LV. Two French supporters carrying banner doing the cancan. GV. Crowd. LV. Richard Sharp kicks off for England, players chase the ball and fight for it. LV. The players fighting for the ball. It comes out to Sharp who tries to run through but he's grabbed by French players and the ball rolls loose. A crowd of players dive on it. SV. Crowd. GV. Pan, the French attacking passing the ball to each other as they run up the right wing. Pierre Besson throws the ball into the middle. An Englishman tries to gather it but drops it and Guy Boniface dives on it and puts it just over the line for a try. LV. Crowd cheering. GV. Pierre Albaladejo takes the conversion and the ball goes between the bars. LV. Scoreboard - England 0, France 5. LV. Pan, France attacking. LV. English defender picks up the ball and is dived on by a whole load of players. SV. The players sorting themselves out. GV. Crowd. GV. England player takes penalty kick and the ball goes between the bars. GV. Crowd applauding at half time. Score - France 5, England 3. LV. Pan, France attacking. C. Darrouy kicks forward but the ball goes into the arms of English defender. SV. Crowd. GV. France has another attack foiled by England defenders and the ball is passed back up field to Albaladejo. GV. Albaladejo passes to Andre Boniface who start running up field. Boniface passes the ball to brother Guy Boniface who fumbles it and the players start fighting for it. LV. Crowd. GV. England player takes another penalty kick and the ball goes between the bars. Pan to general view of crowd cheering. GV. Crowd running onto pitch to congratulate players. Final score - England 6, France 5.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:12:00 / 01:08:58:00
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  • Appears in...

    Sport & Leisure
    England Rugby Union - ILC
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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