• Reuters


France’s players are fuming over the refereeing during their last-gasp win over Argentina in their Pool C opener at the Rugby World Cup.

Les Bleus won Saturday’s encounter 23-21 in Tokyo thanks to a Camille Lopez drop goal 10 minutes from time, but the French feel Australian referee Angus Gardner failed to sanction their opponents for engaging early in the scrum, which is forbidden under new rules.

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