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It capped a turbulent year for France who finished bottom of the RBS 6 Nations after just one victory – against Scotland – but Saint-Andre sees merit in taking on the best in the world.
He said: “If we had wanted to improve our statistics, it would have been better to have gone on a tour of Romania or Fiji.
“It is by playing the best that one improves and makes progress.
“We also were able to look at a lot of players, we blooded seven new caps during the tour.
“In a very long season, I would like to salute the players on their work rate and their physical engagement they put into the three tests.
“The big disappointment is that we are not coming home with a win in any of them. For that I take the responsibility, the statistics are not good.”