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Strong start needed from Wales in Paris

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Reigning Six Nations champions Wales make the daunting trip to the Stade de France knowing defeat will almost certainly end their hopes of retaining their title.

The omens are not good for Rob Howley's men, however, following an eight-game losing run that has not seen them beat a Test-playing nation since they overcame Les Bleus to claim the Grand Slam 12 months ago.

Throw in a French side smarting from their opening-weekend 23-18 defeat to Italy and an early all-or-nothing encounter looms in northern Paris on Saturday afternoon.

Full Article: http://uk.eurosport.yahoo.com/news/strong-start-needed-wales-paris-112200230.html

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