• Short Summary

    ENGLAND GAINED A COMFORTABLE VICTORY OVER FRANCE BY NINE POINTS TO SIX TODAY (SATURDAY) IN AN INTERNATIONAL MATCH PLAYED AT TWICKENHAM, THE 'HOME' OF RUGBY IN ENGLAND.

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    ENGLAND GAINED A COMFORTABLE VICTORY OVER FRANCE BY NINE POINTS TO SIX TODAY (SATURDAY) IN AN INTERNATIONAL MATCH PLAYED AT TWICKENHAM, THE 'HOME' OF RUGBY IN ENGLAND.ENGLAND WERE GIVEN LITTLE CHANCE BY THE EXPERTS BEFORE THE MATCH STARTED, BUT IN THE EVENT THEY FULLY DESERTED VICTORY, EVEN THOUGH IT CAME WITH A PENALTY GOAL ONLY THREE MINUTES BEFORE THE END.IT WAS ENGLAND'S FIRST WIN OF THE DESIGN.

    THE TEAMS WERE LEVEL 3-ALL AT HALF TIME.WITHOUT DOUBT ENGLAND PRODUCED THEIR BEST FORM OF THE SEASON SO FAR, WITH FINE ATTACKING RUGBY, BOTH FROM FORWARDS AND BACKS.WHILE THEY HAD THEIR MOMENTS OF SUPERIORITY, FRANCE COULD NOT FIND THE SUPERB FORM WHICH TOOK THEM TO VICTORY AGAINST SCOTLAND.

    FRANCE HAVE NOT WON AT TWICKENHAM FOR A DECADE.OUT OF THE 40 MATCHES PLAYED BETWEEN TWO COUNTRIES, ENGLAND HAVE NOW WON 27, FRANCE NINE, AND FOUR HAVE BEEN DRAWN.

    (IN THE OTHER INTERNATIONAL PLAYED TODAY, IRELAND BEAT SCOTLAND 16 POINTS TO SIX TO TAKE THE LEAD IN THE INTERNATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP TABLE.THE CHAMPIONSHIP WILL BE DECIDED WHEN WALES MEET IRELAND IN A FORTNIGHTS'S TIME.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACLZVZ1JCVVYLAYUW3RVQ2YRGW
    Media URN:
    VLVACLZVZ1JCVVYLAYUW3RVQ2YRGW
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/02/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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