Les Bleus begin their campaign by hosting New Zealand on September eight and have tasted defeat on their personal turf on just 1 occasion considering that Galthie took more than in December 2019.

Former Test captain Galthie has overseen impressive victories more than the likes of New Zealand, Australia and Planet Cup title holders South Africa more than the previous 18 months.

“I hope that teams are scared of us now,” Galthie told reporters soon after a 41-28 win against Wales in the Six Nations.

“We’re undoubtedly the group to beat.

“We do have an impressive victory ratio. We’ve only lost when right here, against Scotland,” he added.

France ended this year’s Six Nations in second spot behind Grand Slam winners Ireland.

They lost in the Irish capital in round 3 prior to victories more than Scotland, England and Wales soon after sluggishly beating Italy in their opening game.

Galthie has been defeated just 3 occasions in the Six Nations considering that replacing Jacques Brunel soon after the 2019 Planet Cup.

“We began the Six Nations in a lacklustre way, we did as nicely as we could,” Galthie, who turns 54 on Monday, stated.

“4 victories from 5 in 4 Six Nations, we have a results price of 80% in the Six Nations.

“So it is really optimistic, if we have to do a purely factual round-up of issues,” he added.

‘10,000 years’

Complete-back Thomas Ramos ended the Six Nations as the tournament’s leading scorer on 84 points, which comprised 3 tries, 18 conversions, ten penalties and a drop-aim.

Considering that Galthie took more than, France have beaten tv audience records and sold out stadiums across the nation as Les Bleus eye a initial Webb Ellis trophy soon after 3 lost finals and a quarter-final defeat in 2019.

“It is greater that there is enthusiasm than the opposite,” 27-year-old Ramos stated.

“I never consider it scares us.

“I consider we’re beginning to attain a maturity which signifies we handle to deal with stress.

“The enthusiasm will aid us be greater than the preceding Planet Cup, for instance,” he added.

Ramos was 1 of nine Toulouse players in the matchday squad for the win more than Wales and the French giants are nevertheless in the hunt for a record extending 22nd league title and sixth Champions Cup crown.

France will play Scotland twice, Fiji and Australia in pre-Planet Cup warm-up matches in August.

“I will have a small week of vacation, which will do some very good,” Ramos stated.

“There is a season to finish, what ever the case with our clubs, you have anything to finish.

“Us with Toulouse, we’re nevertheless in it in two large competitions.

“The Planet Cup will arrive swiftly, the preparation is at the begin of July so it is like it is just about tomorrow.

“The finish of the season will really feel like ten,000 years,” he added.

By Editor

Leave a Reply