By defeating Germany 21-9 and Greece
25-4, France moved to the top of the standings yesterday. Second
are defending champions Norway, who followed up a 22-8 afternoon
win over Finland by beating The Netherlands 17-13 in
an important match in the evening. Previous leaders England
were well beaten, 7-23 by Czech Republic in the afternoon and
have dropped to sixth. The Czechs also beat Austria by 25-4
to post the best total on the day, 48 VPs.