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Five hopes for rugby in 2020

Now we're over a week into 2020, TRUs Joe Harvey has listed five of the things that he would like to see happen in rugby over this year.
9 January 2020

Charles Ollivon named France captain for Six Nations

France head coach Fabien Galthie has named Toulon flanker Charles Ollivon as the captain for the upcoming Six Nations tournament that kicks-off on 1st February.
8 January 2020

France international Thomas Ramos pens new deal with Toulouse

France international Thomas Ramos has extended his stay at Toulouse after signing a new contract until the end of the 2022/23 season.
25 December 2019

Natasha Hunt: This is the start of another World Cup journey

England scrum-half Natasha Hunt chats exclusively to Talking Rugby Union ahead of the Red Roses’ second Autumn international against France.
15 November 2019

France appoint Shaun Edwards as new defence coach

France have appointed Shaun Edwards as the new defence coach of the national side.
14 November 2019

Red Roses ready to end positive year on a high

It has been an historic year for the Red Roses and they will be keen to conclude 2019 with a flourish in their upcoming autumn internationals.
7 November 2019

Sebastien Vahaamahina suspended for six weeks

France lock Sebastien Vahaamahina has been handed a six-week ban following his red-card incident during the World Cup quarter-final game against Wales last weekend.
25 October 2019

Referee Jaco Peyper dropped from World Cup semi-finals

World Rugby has omitted South African referee Jaco Peyper from the World Cup semi-finals following his recent photo with Wales fans mocking France lock Sebastien Vahaamahina's sent-off in the knock-out game between the two sides.
22 October 2019

France lock Sebastien Vahaamahina announces international retirement

France lock Sebastien Vahaamahina has announced his retirement from international rugby with immediate effect following his side's quarter-final defeat against Wales in the ongoing World Cup.
22 October 2019

Wales into World Cup semi-finals after late drama against France

Ross Moriarty's late try sends Wales to the World Cup semi-finals.
20 October 2019

Wales 'favourites' but France confident - Jacques Brunel

France head coach Jacques Brunel expressed confidence on his side's chance in the upcoming World Cup quarter-final in Oita on Sunday despite Wales holding the 'favourites' tag.
19 October 2019

Dan Biggar and Jonathan Davies return for Wales for quarter-final against France

Wales have received much-needed boost ahead of their World Cup quarter-final against France to be played in Oita on Sunday with fly-half Dan Biggar and centre Jonathan Davies returning to the starting line-up.
18 October 2019

England-France Pool C clash cancelled due to Typhoon Hagibis

World Rugby has confirmed that the Pool C World Cup clash between England and France to be played in Yokohama has been called-off due to Super Typhoon Hagibis.
10 October 2019

Mourad Boudjellal urges France players to take control from coaches

Toulon president Mourad Boudjellal has urged France players to take control of the side if they are to go a distance in the ongoing World Cup.
8 October 2019

France survive late scare from Tonga to reach quarter-finals

France survived a late scare from Tonga as they completed a 23-21 thrilling win in their Pool C encounter at Kumamoto Stadium to book a berth in the quarter-finals of the ongoing Rugby World Cup.
6 October 2019

France pair Thomas Ramos and Peato Mauvaka to miss remainder of World Cup

France have been dealt with injury blows during the ongoing Rugby World Cup with full-back Thomas Ramos and hooker Peato Mauvaka to miss the remainder of the tournament with injuries.
5 October 2019

France complete 33-9 bonus-point win over USA

France registered their second consecutive win in the ongoing Rugby World Cup after they completed a 33-9 bonus point victory over the United States of America at Fukuoka Hakatanomori Stadium on Wednesday.
2 October 2019

France name Louis Picamoles as captain for USA encounter

France head coach Jacques Brunel has named Louis Picamoles as captain for the upcoming World Cup clash against the United States of America in Fukuoka to be played on Wednesday.
30 September 2019

Lopez drop-goal helps France fend off Argentina comeback

France survived a second-half fightback by Argentina to win 23-21.
21 September 2019

Argentina name experienced line-up for France encounter

Argentina head coach Mario Ledesma has confirmed the matchday 23 squad for the opening round of the Rugby World Cup against France to be played in Tokyo this weekend.
19 September 2019