• Short Summary

    FRANCE WERE BEATEN BY 6 POINTS TO 3 BY ENGLAND IN AN INTERNATIONAL RUGBY MATCH AT THE COLOMBES STADIUM, IN PARIS TODAY (SATURDAY).

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    FRANCE WERE BEATEN BY 6 POINTS TO 3 BY ENGLAND IN AN INTERNATIONAL RUGBY MATCH AT THE COLOMBES STADIUM, IN PARIS TODAY (SATURDAY). IT WAS ENGLAND'S FIRST PARIS VICTORY SINCE 1958 AND THEIR FIRST WIN INTERNATIONAL MATCHES THIS SEASON.

    ENGLAND, LEVEL THREE-ALL AT HALF-TIME, SCORED THROUGH ROGER HOSEN, (A PENALTY GOAL ), AND MALCOLM PHILLIPS, ( A TRY). FRANCE'S POINTS CAME FROM A TRY BY CHRISTIAN DARROUY.

    THE MATCH PROVIDE FRANCE'S THIRD SUCCESSIVE DEFEAT THIS YEAR. THEY ARE STILL WITHOUT A POINT AT THE BOTTOM OF THE INTERNATIONAL TABLE. THE RESULT MET WITH DISAPPROVAL BY SOME OF THE 35 THOUSAND PEOPLE WHO SAW THE MATCH AND THEY VENTED THEIR HOSTILITY ON THE FRENCH SELECTORS, CALLING ON THEM TO RESIGN.

    THE CROWD ALSO JEERED THE FRENCH FIFTEEN AS THEY WALKED FROM THE FIELD AFTER THE FINAL WHISTLE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADOW0VOMV0J8R4QWBDPLHSJFXX
    Media URN:
    VLVADOW0VOMV0J8R4QWBDPLHSJFXX
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/02/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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