Maybe the All Blacks should visit this chapel

In France, there is a stained-glass window in a medieval chapel that depicts Mary holding baby Jesus, who in turn is holding a rugby ball. The chapel is called Notre Dame du Rugby Chapel – Our Lady of Rugby, and it can be found in the rural town of Larrivière-Saint-Savin.

In 1956, the local parish priest Fr. Michel Devert discovered an abandoned medieval structure. Three years later, he restored it with a rugby theme in memory of three young rugby players from the area who lost their lives in a car accident. Read more

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