They’re like on a swing. The year before, the hard guys from Wales won the Grand Slam, which is considered the overall victory in Six Nations in rugby without a single defeat. Last year, however, they left the championship to England and ended up penultimate with a single win.
This year, the Welsh jumped on the winning wave again, and even the lawyers did not stop them. Wales defeated England 40:24 and was helped by one curious position, when the opponents did not manage to return to the game after the interruption.
Owen Farrell remained the sad hero. When the 29-year-old rugby player equalized to 24:24 with a converted conversion, he leveled his account to 1000 points for the English national team. He was the second in history to cross the magic line. Statistics is dominated by the legendary Jonny Wilkinson with 1179 points.
Wales rugby players celebrate winning a valuable trophy.
Rebecca Naden, Reuters
Ireland had only two points without a match after two matches, but in Italy it has already gained ground and won 48:10.
Like Wales, France is without defeat. But he has a problem. Her team ranks coronavirus. Les Bleus has 11 players in quarantine, a head coach and several members of the organizing team.
Fabien Galthie in particular took care of the commotion. It turned out that the head coach broke the security bubble after the first match in Italy. He left Rome for Paris to catch his son’s rugby match. And after the second round he was among the first to test positively.
He fired the Minister of Sports Roxana Maracineanu, who had previously threatened to exclude France from the tournament. Firstly, due to the high number of infected rugby players, and then also after the players celebrated their first win by eating waffles in the streets of Rome.
|Results of the 3rd round of Six Nations:|
|Italy – Ireland 10:48 (10:27)|
|Wales – Anglie 40:24 (17:14)|
|France – Scotland postponed|
|Tabulka Six Nations:|