North demands a response from Wales

British & Irish Lions winger George North has demanded a reaction from his Wales teammates ahead of their crucial France clash. [more]

George North

British & Irish Lions winger George North has demanded a reaction from his Wales teammates ahead of their crucial France clash.

Warren Gatland’s side were handed one of the worst defeats of his tenure last time out against Ireland.

And North, who was a star of the Lions tour that won in Australia this summer, is desperate for a response against an unbeaten France side in 2014.

“I am a big believer in sides being judged on how they react to a setback,” said Northampton's North.

“And the game against France is a chance to show how we can bounce back.

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“It's a sign of a good side to turn things around and bounce back, and that is what we need to do.

“We need to react next week – the defeat was a massive disappointment.” 

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