More than 10 years when they last lifted the Six Nations top, there’s a sense that is burgeoning of in rugby union circles that this year’s France could be the team to end the drought.
Not only could Les Bleus pay up as +250 second-favorites to clinch the title with Borgata NJ, their +500 price to win the Grand Slam looks a supreme selection ahead of the tournament’s start on Saturday (Feb. 6).
Head coach Fabien Galthie has used his experience that is considerable to a squad of leads and hungry veterans into top contenders. France completed the 2020 Six Nations level on points with champions England, whom took the name on points distinction, with Les Bleus closing the competition with a robust 35-27 winnings over Ireland:
Not just that, but France finished year’s that is last with the top points scorer, Romain Ntamack (57) and its top try-scorer, captain Charles Ollivon (four). Injury means Ntamack won’t be a part of the 2021 squad to begin with, though he could return at a date that is later
France have actually won the Grand Slam (won all their games) in three of the five Six Nations triumphs (2002, ’04, ’10), even though England stay the frontrunners that are-110 protect their top, it is Galthie’s part whom look best-equipped to usurp the throne.