France U20s thrill home crowd to set up crunch final against England U20s

first_imgWednesday Jun 13, 2018 France U20s thrill home crowd to set up crunch final against England U20s France and England will contest the World Rugby U20 Championship final after dramatic semi final victories over New Zealand and South Africa respectively last night. Hosts France will feature in their first ever final at U20 level, while England go into their sixth in a row.France were cheered on by a sold-out Stade Aime Giral crowd as they ended New Zealand’s hopes of winning back-to-back titles with a 16-7 victory.After a sublime display of attacking rugby in their final pool match against South Africa, the hosts had to turn to their muscle to overcome the Baby Blacks up front, setting up a showdown with England on Sunday.In what was almost a repeat of the first Test in Johannesburg, South Africa’s juniors nearly snuck a win in a dramatic semi final with England in Narbonne, with the latter coming away 32-31 winners after a strong Baby Boks fight-back.Six-time champions New Zealand will have to play the third place play-off against South Africa.The day also featured ninth place semi finals between Argentina and Wales (39-15) and Australia and Italy (44-15). Scotland beat rivals Ireland (45-29) before Georgia snatched victory over Japan (24-22) to guarantee their place in the 2019 Championship.The tournament concludes on Sunday with all six matches taking place in Béziers. First up, at 11:00 local time (GMT+2), will be the 11th place play-off between 2016 runners-up Ireland and Japan with the loser relegated to the World Rugby U20 Trophy 2019.Scotland and Georgia then meet over ninth place, before Wales face Italy for seventh. Inside the Stade de la Méditerranée, Argentina and Australia will kick-off proceedings in the fifth place play-off at 14:00 before New Zealand and South Africa battle for bronze.The final, between France and England, kicks off at 19:00 local time.You can rewatch all the full matches (subject to geo-blocking) hereEngland U20 vs South Africa U20 HighlightsFrance U20 vs New Zealand U20 Highlightscredit: worldrugbyADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error World Rugby U20 Championship Related Articles 104 WEEKS AGO Three sensational solo tries the pick of… 105 WEEKS AGO England’s Alfie Barbeary dismissed for dangerous… 156 WEEKS AGO France beat England to win their first ever… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyUrologists Stunned: Forget the Blue Pill, This “Fixes” Your EDSmart Life ReportsDoctors Stunned: She Removes Her Wrinkles With This Inexpensive TipSmart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier Living10 Types of Women You Should Never MarryNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img

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