James Lowe blows out the lights with an all-timer try against France 7 months ago

James Lowe blows out the lights with an all-timer try against France

This was sensational.

Ireland vs. France was teed up to be a Six Nations classic, and it certainly delivered in the first half of a pulsating contest at Aviva Stadium. James Lowe and Damian Penaud scored two crackers.


Ireland led France 7-6 after two Thomas Ramos penalties were shaded by a converted Hugo Keenan. Then, out of seemingly nowhere, Damian Penaud finished off an incredible France counter-attack that started inside their 22.

France were 13-7 to the good but Ireland answered back with a superb attack that ended with Garry Ringrose finding James Lowe out wide and the Leinster winger taking flight to score in the corner.


Rugby fans all rave about James Lowe

Needless to say, fans and pundits were lapping up the sheer audacity of that Jams Lowe score:



This angle showed that the right boot of James Lowe may have brushed off the ground, though:

Not everyone was in full agreement, though:

Ahead of the game, James Lowe spoke of his admiration for Les Bleus, and their attacking weapons.


"They're a world-class side, they've shown it for a good couple of years," he told reporters. "Their nine-10 combo [Antoine Dupont and Romain Ntamack] is pretty scary, their back-rowers are world-class, a midfield that’s very dangerous and a back three that would put the sh***ers up most teams.

"Individually they’ve got some pretty good firepower, so hopefully they don’t string it all together.

And still, we were only warming up...


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