Category Archives: France

CLASSIC MATCH REPORT – France 43-31 New Zealand

Wales were the proud hosts of the 1999 Rugby World Cup and, like England in 1991, they chose to share key matches with their neighbours. This meant that Twickenham would be called upon to host several pool matches and both … Continue reading

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Lest We Forget – Alfred Mayssonnié (France) 06/09/1914

Alfred Mayssonnié was the first international rugby player to be killed during the Great War. Known to his teammates as ‘Maysso’ he was as an influential play-making half-back and one of Stade Toulouse’s founder members. In 1908 he became Toulouse’ … Continue reading

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