France v Ireland: preview
There is a big rugby match on tomorrow between Ireland and France. A really big one, that will see the greatest rugby player of his generation, and the greatest Irish rugby player of all time, Brian O'Driscoll, retire from international play on the same turf where he first shot to stardom.
If Ireland beat France, and England don't run up a victory margin of 50-odd points against Italy, then Ireland will win the 6 Nations Championship.
But, we are really bad at beating the French, especially in Paris. In fact we have only managed it twice in the past 40 years.
But this one's for BO'D. For BO'D and Ireland.
38 reasons we should hate the French (or at least dislike them mildly) - The Irish Times - Fri, Mar 14, 2014
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