3:34 p.m., February 05, 2023
France, defending champion, plays this Sunday against Italy its first match of the 2023 Six Nations Tournament, this Sunday at 4 p.m. in Rome. A match that will kick off a special season with the World Cup, which will also take place in France next September.
They are undefeated for 13 games and hope to remain so for a little longer. Fabien Galthié’s men begin their Six Nations Tournament this afternoon in Rome, against Italy. The French rugby players, who hope to win this first match and retain their title to perfectly launch a very important season currently with the World Cup at home in sight.
A group “hungry for victories and conquests”
Of course, this 2023 tournament is special. First, because the Blues are defending champions. A situation they had not known for 12 years. Then, this Tournament is only the first objective of a season which will be marked by this World Cup that Blues dream of winning, in front of their public.
“It’s a fantastic year to live,” rejoices Raphaël Ibanez, general manager of the France team. “It must give us good energy by being able to continue to win matches, by being able to rely on what has been built for 3 years with this group, which is hungry for victories and hungry for conquests. that especially which is our driving force at the moment”. A thirst for conquests which the Italians should bear the brunt of this Sunday afternoon, they who have not beaten the French for 10 years.
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