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Always a day of historical traditions for French people. More lustre is added with this brilliant 24-19 win over the All Blacks in Auckland.
A quintuple tie occurs in the Five Nations (and more recently the Six Nations) championship has happened only once in over 100 years since France joined the championship in 1910.
In 1972–73 each of the five countries won twice at home and lost twice in away games, so each took four points in the unofficial championship. While some historians record this as a tie between all five countries, others ‘give’ the title to Scotland on the basis that it scored more match points than any other team.
What made Namibia's Rudi van Vuuren unique in Rugby World Cup history?