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Pape promises 'super-motivated' France against England

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France captain Pascal Pape has insisted they will face England in their Six Nations opener in Paris on Saturday with no scars from last season's disastrous campaign. 

France's rugby union national team lock Pascal Pape (L) speaks with teammates, fly half Jules Plisson (C) and scrum-half Jean-Marc Doussain during a training session, on January 30, 2014 in Marcoussis, outside Paris

For France, 2013 was one of the worst years in their recent history with 'Les Bleus' finishing bottom of the table in Europe's major international rugby union championship for the first time since Italy became the 'sixth nation' in 2000.

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