Irish Examiner: French papers descend to using English to describe joy of beating old enemy

Frenchpapers3Feb19_largeHad a bit of fun with this filler piece for the Irish Examiner, on French reaction to Les Bleus’ Six Nations opening weekend win over England.

It’s safe to say, after so many years of drudgery, the French rugby press didn’t quite know what to do with themselves.

The French sporting press rarely struggles to find strong words – good or bad – to describe their national teams’ performances, but journalists and pundits didn’t quite know how to react after Les Bleus beat England in Paris on Sunday.

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