Rugby World Cup 2011: England vs. France Game Recap

“Les Bleus vont se battre a nouveau!” one could say (thanks Google Translator), following the French victory, 19-12, over England on October 8.

The win, which comes 205 years to the day after the English bombardment of the French sea side city of Boulogne, not only exacts some long overdue revenge on English Admiral Sir Edward Owen (thanks Wikipedia), it also puts the French one step closer to hoisting their first Webb Ellis Cup.

I covered the Rugby World Cup 2011 from Auckland, New Zealand for Bleacher Report. Read the full article here.

Author: christopher carson

Christopher Carson is a writer and editor living in Washington D.C. where he covers Congress and collects books.

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