Photos: Classic Lions vs France Classic Rugby

November 5, 2017

The 2017 World Rugby Classic got underway today [Nov 5] at the National Sports Center with a double header. The first game saw Classic Pumas defeat Rugby Canada 57 – 5, while in the second game France Classic Rugby defeated Classic Lions 10 – 7.

24-year-old female referee Maria Beatrice Benvenuti – the youngest international referee in the world – could be seen officiating this afternoon.

Game action resumes on Monday night with Classic All Blacks facing USA Classic Eagles at 7.15pm while Classic Springboks go up against Rugby Italian Classic XV at 8.30pm. Gates open at 5.30pm and after the games there will be a DJ entertaining the crowd in the Goslings Tent Tavern.


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