The final match in Six Nations league will see Wales taking on France. They would consider taking calculated risks as the Wales team expects an onslaught coming on from the Mathieu Bastareaud’s side. Mathieu being the France midfielder has been taking part in a training session arranged in Marcoussis. This is part of the preparations that the team would do for the Saturday’s match in Cardiff against Wales.

The games at Six Nations are dependent on points that determine the prize money. Even if the title might not be available, but the difference in coming second or coming fifth would cost the Welsh Rugby Union £2 million. This explains why the selection of Wales is a contradictory one. This team, as well as Scotland has been able to expand their portfolio this Six Nations season. Warren Gatland the Wales coach has advised his team to play with abandon laced with pragmatism against a side that relies on straight line running and on their physical strength. Wales has been able to deal with such aspects easily in this decade which has resulted in a home victory in four consecutive times.

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The All Blacks will not have controversial figure RomainPoite officiate them at the Rugby Championship after their recent encounters.

They would have another French referee Jerome Garces regulate proceedings when they play their two toughest games at the Championship.

The appointments for each fixture were announced on Tuesday. Garcesofficiated the game against the British and Irish Lions – which ended in a second Test loss. The same man would be in the middle when the All Blacks face away games against the Aussies and the Boks. The games are poised to happen on August 19th and October 7th.

When the All Blacks met the Lions at Westpac stadium in July, it was Garces that sent off Sonny Bill Williams while awarding a match winning penalty late in the game to the Lions to see them win 24-21.

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