Several days ago, we listed the Toulon left in selection for these summer tours. Two weeks later and after several games played, we take stock of the results of our Red Black with their national teams.
As we approach the last weekend of international competition, we look forward to the last matches to come.
For once, we start this first assessment with the Georgia. It must be said that the team of our pillar Beka Gigashvili one realized a historic feat. For the first time in their history, the Lelos beat a team Level 1. A clear victory (28-19) It front of Italians which allows them to settle even a little more like a growing nation in the world of rugby.
And like the Toulon and old Toulon are never very far, this success had such a retention in Georgia that even Mamuka Gorgodze took to the pitch celebrating the win with his former teammates. The Georgia will end in any case Test-matches by receipt of Portugal this week-end.
You certainly followed it, but the Français ended their season with a 10/10. A perfect score acquired following two victories over the Japanese this summer. Successes that have been possible thanks in particular to the Toulon. Jean-Baptiste Gros and Charles Ollivon lived through two tenures, while Dany Priso came off the bench twice.
To pay Swan Rebbadj, Christophe Tolofua and Aymeric Luc on the other hand, no playing time this summer, but a passage in the group France noticed. The XV of France finds itself elsewhere first nation in the world for the first time in its history.
Side Springboksthere is also one match left against Wales. And the least we can say is that it will be decisive. The world champions had indeed started well with a great victory against Leek XV (32-29) punctuated in particular by an attempt to Toulon winger Cheslin Kolbe.
Unfortunately, the future residents of the Campus RCTs failed to repeat that performance last weekend and fell by one point (12-13) in the second test match. Verdict therefore this Saturday at 5:05 p.m. (French time) for the third and final test match between these two teams.
Mixed results for Fiji in the Pacific Nations Cup. Captain’s teammates Waisea Nayacalevu couldn’t do better than a win and a loss. After a superb entry in the face of the Tonga (36-0)including a test of Jiuta Wainoqolothey then rotated their roster the following week.
Result, a defeat (18-32) facing theAustralia A which relegates the Fijians to the 3rd place of this competition. They still have a decisive meeting this summer with a clash this Saturday at 5:30 a.m. (French time) face with Samoansfirst in the championship and only team in vain.
Facing theScotlandthem Argentinians also had ups and downs. A San Salvador de Jujuyin the North of the country first, cougars got off to a good start with a victory (26-18). It was more complicated the week later at Salta this time with a defeat (6-29) and a poor performance.
For these two games, Faculty Isa started on the bench before coming on instead of Marcos Kremer (59′) and Rodrigue Bruni (46′). See you now Saturday at 9:10 p.m. (French time) for the beauty between these two teams.
The other nations
Finally, a brief word on the other nations and in particular on two oppositions North South which have been entertaining us for two weeks. First of all, there are these matches between the English and the Australians. The first round was won by the Australians a Perth on a close score (30-28) which does not particularly reflect the physiognomy of the match. Before the revenge of English a few days later (17-25) a Brisbane. The third game is played at sydney this Saturday at 11:55 a.m. (French time).
Over 2000km from there, directionEast and the New Zealand. Saturday, the All Blacks again received Irishthis time to Wellington. A game played at 09:05 (French time) between two teams that don’t give each other any gifts. The teammates of Beauden Barrette at first made short work of Irish a Auckland (42-19) before taking the backlash a week later (12-23) a 14 against 15 a Dunedin.