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France outclass Argentina to level up series

Published 25/06/2016

Hugo Bonneval was on the scoresheet for France
Hugo Bonneval was on the scoresheet for France

France eased to victory over Argentina in Tucuman on Saturday evening to draw level in the two-Test series.

Argentina had beaten Les Bleus last weekend but the tourists were too strong this time around as Guy Noves named a more experienced side which ran out 27-0 winners.

The likes of Yoann Maestri, Francois Trinh-Duc, Maxime Medard, Gael Fickou, Remi Lamerat, Uini Atonio and Louis Picamoles were all given starts.

Baptise Serin scored the first points of the game after 25 minutes with a penalty, with the Bordeaux scrum-half then playing a key role in setting Hugo Bonneval away to run over the first try before the interval.

Another Serin penalty continued to build a lead, with Lamerat and Loann Goujon going over to score converted tries and seal an impressive victory for France.

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