Paris 1924, Rugby union appears for the fourth time in the Olympic programme
Three teams compete : The USA, Romania and France
The Romanians lost both their matches. The French and the Americans play the last deciding match…in front of 20 000 people, in Colombes. The Americans win their Olimpic title beating the French 17 to 3. Its an undisputed score, the Americans are evidently superior.Its said that this final was exceptionally viloent. It was the last match to be played at the Olimpic games before the sport was excluded for various reasons, notably violence, professionalism and hooliganism!It was after a France-USA match in 1919 that Allan Muhr, the Franco-American French manager declared rugby was what one can do the best without knives or revolvers !