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France U20 interview goes viral


Video: France U20 international's hilarious interview after All Blacks win goes viral

France U20 international Daniel Brennan has become an internet sensation after his hilarious post-match interview following their victory over the Baby Blacks at the World Rugby U20 Championship.

Brennan isn’t a known French surname, that’s because he’s the son of former Ireland and Leinster second row Trevor, who moved over to play for Toulouse and now owns a bar in the city.

And it appears that not only playing talent, but candid interviews, run in the family. When asked how he felt to have eliminated New Zealand and reached the final he said “Absolutely bloody delighted”.

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Hosts France beat the defending champions New Zealand 16-7 and will play their first ever final at the World Rugby under-20 championship.

They will face England, who are playing in their sixth consecutive final at the under-20 championships. The last time England failed to make it the final was 2012. They will be looking to win a fourth title after just beating South Africa 32-31 in their semi-final.

New Zealand under-20 captain Tom Christie didn’t give quite as lively interview as Brennan, but praised to a strong French side.

“I don’t think we can credit (the loss) to our own mistakes,” he said

“I’m immensely gutted at the result but far from disappointed at the effort from our lads. My lads played with a lot of heart and a lot of pride.

“It was really tough out there. That’s just credit to the French, they are an amazing outfit and when you make mistakes they will punish you.

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Video: France U20 international's hilarious interview after All Blacks win goes viral