In the annals of rugby history, the 1997 Five Nations Grand Slam victory by the France Rugby Union team stands as a testament to skill, determination, and teamwork. Under the astute captaincy of Abdelatif Benazzi, this formidable squad showcased exceptional talent, blending seasoned veterans and rising stars.
In the annals of rugby history. The 1997 Five Nations Grand Slam victory by the France Rugby Union team stands as a testament to skill, determination, and teamwork. Under the astute captaincy of Abdelatif Benazzi. This formidable squad showcased exceptional talent, blending seasoned veterans and rising stars.
France Rugby Legends – Thomas Castaignède, Philippe Benetton, & Olivier Magne
The backs, including luminaries like Thomas Castaignède, Christophe Lamaison, Jean-Luc Sadourny, Emile Ntamack, Fabien Galthie, and Philippe Carbonneau, dazzled with their agility and strategic brilliance. Meanwhile, the forward pack. Featuring stalwarts like Christian Califano, Olivier Merle, Fabien Pelous, Philippe Benetton, and Olivier Magne, provided the robust foundation necessary for success.
France Rugby Grand Slam
Coached by the visionary Jean-Claude Skrela, the team embarked on a thrilling journey, culminating in a triumphant Grand Slam. The pivotal clash in Dublin saw them overcome Ireland with a commanding 32-15 victory. In Paris, the team displayed resilience against Wales, securing a 27-22 win. A nail-biting encounter at Twickenham saw them overturn a halftime deficit to beat England 22-20. The Grand Slam was sealed in Paris, as they dominated Scotland with a resounding 47-20 triumph.
Classic France Rugby Shirt 1997
The historic campaign not only etched the names of these rugby heroes into the sport’s lore but also left an indelible mark on fans worldwide. For aficionados seeking a slice of rugby nostalgia. The France Rugby Shirt 1997 is a cherished relic, symbolizing the glorious triumph that resonates through the years. The indomitable spirit and skill displayed by this squad continue to inspire rugby enthusiasts, ensuring their place in the pantheon of rugby legends.
The Story Behind the France Rugby Shirt 1997
This iconic France Rugby Shirt. Manufactured from satin touch 100% cotton, the jersey features a detailed applique Crest. Other features include a herringbone finish on the vents and tape on the neck opening. Also, we offer a vintage France Rugby Collection.
Available in S to 5XL.
This product includes our unique ‘Story-Teller’ microchip. Scan the garment label on the front, just above the hem. A message will appear on iPhones, tap the icon and the video will launch. Android Smartphones often scan better if the back of the phone is placed over the label. Once the chip is detected the video will launch automatically on your phone.
Please note: The Ellis Rugby ‘Story-Teller’ is an additional feature to our garments. We will not accept returns. Or supply replacements if the tag does not work, or stops working during the garment’s life.
Here’s the video you will see, telling the story behind the garment –
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