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!
— Robert Rees (@Rreesrugby) February 2, 2020
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.
Six Nations 2020
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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