March 31st, 2016 by divider



British and French navy collide in all-out rugby brawl

In a rugby game duly titled “Le Crunch,” the British and French navy decided to spice the game up by giving the crowd a demonstration in hand-to-hand combat.

Mass rugby punch up between Royal Navy and French Navy | France v England
Ugly brawl mars navy rugby match French Marine Nationale v Royal Navy | France v England

England and France have a long history of naval combat and now it’s extended to the sports pitch after a nasty brawl between players during a navy rugby match.
England and France have a long history of naval combat from the Hundred Years of War to the famous Battle of Trafalgar.

And now it’s extended to the sports pitch after a nasty all-in brawl during a navy rugby game.

Playing in a match in Toulon, the long-standing rivalry between the French Marine Nationale and Royal Navy boiled over with virtually every player on the field trading blows.

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