Wales beat France in Six Nations

George North scored the only try in Paris, as Wales beat France 16-6. It put an end to a run of eight successive defeats for Wales, and got their Six Nations campaign off and running after the opening weekend defeat to Ireland.

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Wales players 'ecstatic' about victory over France

Wales flanker Justin Tipuric admitted he and his teammates had been feeling the pressure on them, ahead of their second Six Nations game.

The Ospreys man got a rare start at No.7, with regular captain Sam Warburton absent injured, and said it was "a great feeling" to win in Paris.

Fly half Dan Biggar, who set up the decisive try for George North with a delicate kick through, said: "we're ecstatic about the win - the character and the effort and the sheer guts of the boys was evident, and is something which will stand us in great stead."

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