Sport: Rugby Am

Rugby Américain

From Paris to the Pyrenees last week Frenchmen were reading fantastic accounts of a troupe of giant "rugbymen américains" who were invading the provinces of France, "dressed in gold helmets like Roman emperors" and leaping at one another "like fighting cocks." More than 25,000 curious Parisians had watched them last fortnight in the Parc des Princes. Gendarmes were called out to handle 2,000 people who tried to crash the gate. "The giants kneeled down and tried to frighten one another with grimaces, then rushed headlong at one another. . . . Legs...

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