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Falcons ace Alex's focus on French; SPORT SHORTS RUGBY UNION.

ENGLAND Under-20 captain and Newcastle Falcons No 8 Alex Gray helped England to a 26-20 win over South Africa in the IRB Junior World Championship in Italy.

The victory earned Gray's side a semi-final showdown with France in Treviso on Wednesday. That game will be followed by Australia taking on New Zealand in the other lastfour clash.

And he said: "France are up next for us and even though we beat them in the Six Nations a few months back that counts for very little. It's a different ball game out here and they're in good form, but so are we."
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Title Annotation:Features
Publication:The Journal (Newcastle, England)
Date:Jun 20, 2011
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