After a defeat against Ireland and a victory against the Scots, the XV of France conceded a draw at home against Italy (13-13), for the first time in the history of the Six Nations Tournament, Sunday February 25, at the Pierre-Mauroy stadium in Lille.

🇫🇷🇮🇹 End of the match in Lille the #XVdeFrance and Italy part in a draw for this 3rd meeting of the #SixNations 2024. #FRAITA #XVdeFrance #NeFaisonsXV #SixNations

— France Rugby (@FranceRugby) February 25, 2024

The French, reduced to 14 after the exclusion of Jonathan Danty just before the break, could even have lost if Italian fly-half Paolo Garbisi had not missed an easy penalty at the last second.

The opening half of the XV of France Matthieu Jalibert, injured in the left knee, was also forced to give up his place in the 37th minute of the match.

With AFP

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