For the weekend that’s in it.
Sunday, 4th of March, 2012.
A drizzle dampened Paris.
This, the rescheduled fixture from February that was frozen off.
The game described as a “classic” by a big corporate sponsor on Youtube (above) some years later, was anything but, despite the best efforts of Tommy Bowe (top).
A despondent Gerry Thornley in the irish Times, lamented:
Thus, no less than the French and perhaps even slightly more so, Ireland were left rueing a first draw with Les Bleus since the championship winning year of 1985 and first in Paris since 1950, and their first of any kind since the 20-20 draw with Australia in Croke Park in November 2009….
Fake shoulder to fake shoulder.
France Vs ireland Vs Superbowl
Rob O’Loughln writes:
What with the weekend that’s in it..