France kicked off their Six Nations tournament with a 37-10 win over Italy.
There was a surprise early on as Italy threatened an upset when Tommaso Menoncello scored.
However Anthony Jelonch and then Gabin Villiere - the game’s standout performer - both touched down to put the hosts ahead.
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Villiere registered a hat-trick in the second half and Damian Penaud also secured a try, netting France a bonus point.
France are now top of the table after the opening round of fixtures this weekend, Ireland trailing on second. Ireland and France play in Paris next weekend.
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