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Wales 9 – 13 France


France are holding on to stay on track for the first Six Nations title and Grand Slam since 2010; Flanker Anthony Jelonch only scores one try; fullback Melvyn Jaminet added eight points with the boot; Dan Biggar hit three penalties for the much-improved Wales, who were unlucky to lose in Cardiff

Last update: 03/22/11 9:55 p.m.

Anthony Jelonch scored the game’s only try as a failed France held on to beat Wales in Cardiff

France remain on track for a first Six Nations title and Grand Slam since 2010 after a sloppy display against a spirited Wales side claimed a 13-9 victory in a spirited atmosphere in Cardiff.

Blues flanker Anthony Jelonch scored the Test’s only try, with full-back Melvyn Jaminet adding two penalties and a conversion, but Fabien Galthie’s charges turned in a performance packed with on-and-offs and avoidable penalties.

Dan Biggar kicked three penalties as Wales played with great heart and effort in front of a crackling crowd of over 63,000 fans, despite the visible capacity issues the WRU faced in the upper tiers behind each end .

Wales had more possession than France, many more attacking starters in the 22, and were the most disciplined side on the day in their best performance in the Championship in 2022, but simply couldn’t. finding the points to show for his second-half efforts. .

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