Six Nations: French full back clears lines with 85m rocket kick

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PARIS, FRANCE - FEBRUARY 02: Jonathan Joseph of England is tackled by Anthony Bouthier and Virimi Vakatawa of France during the 2020 Guinness Six Nations match between France and England at Stade de France on February 02, 2020 in Paris, . (Photo by Steve Bardens - RFU/The RFU Collection via Getty Images)

During the first half of France vs England’s round one match in the Six Nations 2020 the hosts full back Anthony Bouthier sent a clearing kick 85 metres down field in a remarkable move.

The monster boot!


In a game built on defence it was first half moves like this one that earned France a memorable win and got them off to winning ways after their shambolic start against Wales last year.

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England now face a showdown against Calcutta Cup holders Scotland whilst France head into the Giuseppe Garibaldi game with Italy.

Elsewhere, Ireland host table toppers and reigning Six Nations champions Wales.


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