“I think England will crush France”
Will Greenwood against Dimitri Yachvili’s XV de France (left) in September 2003. Panoramic INTERVIEW –…
Will Greenwood against Dimitri Yachvili’s XV de France (left) in September 2003. Panoramic
INTERVIEW – Before the “Crunch”, Saturday against the XV of France, the center of the England team world champion in 2003 confided in Figaro.
Before the “Crunch”, Saturday at Twickenham (5:45 p.m.) against the XV of France, Will Greenwood shows his confidence. The former three-quarter center of England (50 years old, 55 caps) and the British Lions, legend of English rugby and world champion in 2003 alongside Jonny Wilkinson, draws up for Le Figaro a first assessment of the Tournament for the XV of the Rose. He also evokes the shock against the Blues and proclaims his admiration for Gaël Fickou.
THE FIGARO – How do you judge the three performances of England in this Tournament?
Will Greenwood: Gradually the team is improving after a very disappointing start, although the French public has seen how strong Scotland can be. Facing the XV du Chardon at home (loss 23-29), England missed chances and defended averagely. The XV de la Rose lost a very important first match. They improved against Italy, without being very authoritarian either and without displaying any real confidence. But then, against…