Wales 14-13 France: Hosts cling on to complete as Six Nations runners up

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Wales edged out France on the Principality Stadium, profitable 14-13 to seal second place on this yr’s Six Nations Championship.

Leigh Halfpenny hit a hat-trick of penalties and Leigh Williams crossed the road because the Dragons accomplished a clear sweep of residence victories.

France had opened the scoring by way of a Francois Trinh-Duc drop-goal earlier than a Williams attempt to two Halfpenny penalties swung the match within the residence aspect’s favour.

Gael Fickou crossed for an excellent strive, transformed by Maxime Machenaud, to maintain the guests within the sport earlier than one other Halfpenny penalty for Warren Gatland’s aspect.

The second half was a dour affair, with a Machenaud penalty the only real rating as Wales held on for a slender triumph.

Warren Gatland’s aspect completed behind Grand Slam winners Eire within the Six Nations desk, with with Scotland ending third, France fourth, England fifth and Italy with the picket spoon.

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