RWC in Cotignac

By Anthony Doesburg In Travel

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10th November, 2011
In Cotignac, in rugby-loving Provence, the Rugby World Cup final competed for locals’ interest with the annual quince festival, the Fête du Coing. Rugby is certainly big in this part of southern France. But the French side’s uninspiring performance in the lead-up to the final apparently left many residents undecided about heading to the small town’s sports bar to watch the game. In the event, it was standing room only at Le Marigny, the bar at the end of ­Cotignac’s tree-lined main street, and Les Bleus’ ...

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