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Introduction – Pierre Camou
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Pierre Camou was the President of the French Rugby Federation from 2008 to 2016. Before he was succeeded by Bernard Laporte. Before becoming President of the FFR. He was also the treasurer then vice-president of FIRA-AER. In 2011, Camou was ranked by ESPN as the 20th most influential person in World Rugby. Camou was also involved in France’s successful bid to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup.
France first Grand Slam in 1968
In 1955, in Colombes, the Welsh had deprived the France XV led by the legendary Captain Jean Prat of the Grand Slam. Thirteen years later. France finally gained success. It was the exploits of the Camberabero brothers. Guy Camberabero and Lilian Camberabero were influential in their ultimate victory. Led upfront by the great Christian Carrere and ably assisted in a forward pack. That included Spangero, Dauga, and Cester. This was France’s first-ever Grand Slam in 1968.
Last Six Nations Rugby Grand Slam for France 2010
Further Grand Slams came in 1977 captained by Jacques Fouroux. Then in 1981 with the inspirational Jean-Pierre Rives. Daniel Dubroca led the team to success in 1987. A decade later in 1997, it was the turn of Abdul Benazzi. A year later Raphael Ibanez made it back-to-back Grand Slams. In 2002, Olivier Magne captained France against Italy. Then Raphael Ibanez against Wales. But the return of Fabien Galthie against England, Scotland, and Ireland led France to their seventh Grand Slam. In 2004 it was the turn of Fabien Pelous to lift the trophy. And in 2010 the great Thierry Dusautoir.
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