France

France to refrain from appointing foreign coach after clubs vote against the move

France will not have a foreign coach post 2019 World Cup following a referendum released on Friday where clubs have voted against the idea.
12 April 2019

France show interest in Crusaders back coach Ronan O'Gara ahead of World Cup

France have expressed their interest in hiring the services of former Ireland international Ronan O'Gara in their coaching panel ahead of the World Cup according to reports.
21 March 2019

France survive Italy scare to finish fourth in Six Nations

France managed to overcome Italy with a hard-fought 14-25 victory in the final round of the Six Nations 2019 campaign at Stadio Olimpico on Saturday.
17 March 2019

Guinness Six Nations - Team of the Week - Round Four

As the Six Nations prepares for a thrilling climax this weekend, Joe Harvey takes a final look back at Round Four and selects some of his top performers.
14 March 2019

Scenario for teams ahead of final round of Six Nations

The 2019 edition of the Six Nations has reached the final stage with three teams in contention to win the title. Here we look at the scenarios for the teams ahead of the weekend's clashes.
12 March 2019

Highlights of round four of Six Nations 2019

As the Six Nations 2019 enters the final round, Wales, England and Ireland are in contention to win the title after a productive fourth round. Here are the highlights from the action that unfolded last weekend.
12 March 2019

France lose Jefferson Poirot and Wenceslas Lauret to injuries ahead of final round clash against Italy

France will miss the services of Jefferson Poirot and Wenceslas Lauret for the final round of the Six Nations clash against Italy to be played in Rome on Saturday.
12 March 2019

Ireland secure bonus point win over France in Dublin

Ireland have kept their hope of winning the Six Nations alive as they completed a 26-14 bonus point victory over France in the fourth round at Aviva Stadium on Sunday.
10 March 2019

Rory Best to lead Ireland against France

Ireland have recalled several experienced players in their line-up for the upcoming Six Nations clash against France to be played in Dublin on Sunday.
8 March 2019

France remain unchanged for Six Nations clash against Ireland

France head coach Jacques Brunel has named an unchanged line-up for the fourth round of the Six Nations clash against Ireland to be played at Aviva Stadium in Dublin on Sunday.
5 March 2019

Guinness Six Nations - Team of the Week - Round Three

After victories for France, Wales and Ireland, there is a strong focus on all three teams in Joe Harvey’s XV of the week as the Six Nations reaches the halfway point.
25 February 2019

France register first win in Six Nations 2019 after beating Scotland 27-10

France registered their first win in the ongoing Six Nations tournament as they defeated Scotland in Paris with a 27-10 margin on Saturday.
24 February 2019

Logan puts faith in back three as Scotland look for first Paris victory since 1999

Former Scotland wing Kenny Logan has put faith in the country’s back three to come together and perform well against France in the Guinness Six Nations this weekend.
22 February 2019

France name Romain Ntamack at fly-half for game against Scotland

France head coach Jacques Brunel has named Romain Ntamack at fly-half for the third round of the Six Nations clash against Scotland to be played in Paris on Saturday.
20 February 2019

‘Scotland were disappointed, but 40 minutes does not make a team poor overnight’

We are in a World Cup year and rugby in Scotland is on the rise, but did last weekend’s defeat to Ireland show us Greg Townsend’s side are still a step below the ‘top teams?’
15 February 2019

Maro Itoje making 'good progress' from injury - Steve Borthwick

England forwards coach Steve Borthwick revealed that Saracens lock Maro Itoje is making a steady progress from the knee injury that he sustained during the Six Nations opening game against Ireland.
15 February 2019

How the French keep doing what they’re doing

Former Stade Rouennais player Ben Mercer has his say on the problems of French rugby after the opening two rounds of this year's Six Nations.
13 February 2019

Jonny May hat-trick inspires England to 44-8 bonus point win over France

Jonny May scored a hat-trick as England came up with a clinical display at Twickenham Stadium on Sunday to trounce France 44-8 in the second round of the Six Nations.
11 February 2019

France recall Mathieu Bastareaud for clash against England

France head coach Jacques Brunel has made six changes for the Twickenham clash against England scheduled to be played on Sunday.
8 February 2019

Courtney Lawes and Chris Ashton named in England line-up for Twickenham clash against France

Sale Sharks winger Chris Ashton will make his first Six Nations start for England since 2013 after he was drafted in the starting line-up for the upcoming encounter against France to be played at Twickenham Stadium on Sunday.
8 February 2019