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Gaël Fickou: "There is so much friendship between the players of the XV of France"


INTERVIEW – With its 79 selections, the three-quarter center evokes the dark years of the French rugby team, the victories found, the recent Tournament and the World Cup to come.

He celebrated, during the Six Nations Tournament which ended last Saturday, his decade in the France team.

At almost 29 years old (March 26), Gaël Fickou is, by far, the most experienced player in the squad led by coach Fabien Galthié.


Le Figaro

, the center of Racing 92 traces the recent evolution of the XV of France, from its mistakes to its awakening.

And projects on the World Cup, which will take place in France from September 8 to October 28 next.


- What is your assessment of this Six Nations Tournament concluded in second place?

Gael Fickou.

- I'm a little frustrated in the sense that we would have liked and could have won it.

Unfortunately, our defeat in Ireland (32-19) did not allow us to achieve a second Grand Slam in a row.

But it remains a tournament during which we learned a lot.

Which allowed us to finish it well.

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Source: lefigaro

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