France

Kendrick Lynn on 'disrupters' Lyon

Speaking to TRU, Lyon OU backs coach, Kendrick Lynn discusses the Top 14 and Lyon's continued improvement in the top flight.
1 July 2020

Peter Lydon on signing for Richard Hill's Rouen Normandie

In recent seasons, Rouen Normandie have risen through French Rugby and now led by former Bath and England scrum-half Richard Hill, new signing Peter Lydon is excited about what the Pro D2 side can achieve.
22 June 2020

Philippe Saint-Andre - Back in rugby with Montpellier

Philippe Saint-André has not been in the limelight for much of the past four years. Now back in the big time as Director of Rugby for Montpellier, Joe Harvey spoke to the former France coach about his new role.
16 June 2020

Pau sack former All Blacks Tom Taylor for leaving France without permission

Top 14 club Pau has confirmed the sacking of former New Zealand international Tom Taylor for breaching lockdown rules amid the pandemic coronavirus.
8 June 2020

France prop Jefferson Poirot announces international retirement

France prop Jefferson Poirot has announced his decision to retire from international rugby due to motivational issues.
7 June 2020

Bundy took on Bresler and now he is ready for French challenge

When up-and-coming Scottish rugby talent Ross Bundy made his senior debut for Stirling County when he was still at school, his opposite man was a professional player with a hard-hitting reputation.
24 May 2020

France international Benjamin Fall to make Montpellier exit

France international Benjamin Fall will leave Montpellier following six seasons with the Top 14 club.
11 May 2020

Lyon sign Mathieu Bastareaud on two-year deal

Lyon have confirmed the signing of former France international Mathieu Bastareaud on a two-year deal.
18 April 2020

France prop Mohamed Haouas suspended for three weeks

France prop Mohamed Haouas has been handed a three-week ban following a red-card incident in the recently concluded Six Nations game against Scotland.
12 March 2020

France's Six Nations game against Ireland postponed

France's home Six Nations clash against Ireland to be played on Saturday becomes the latest fixture to be postponed following concerns of coronavirus.
10 March 2020

Highlights: Six Nations - Round 4 - England go to top

Watch the highlights from the fourth round of Six Nations tournament.
9 March 2020

Eddie Jones slams Manu Tuilagi's red-card decision

England coach Eddie Jones slammed referee Ben O’Keeffe's decision to send-off Manu Tuilagi in the closing stage of the Six Nations game against Wales played at Twickenham Stadium last weekend.
9 March 2020

Scotland end France's Grand Slam hopes with 28-17 win

Scotland registered their second consecutive win in the ongoing Six Nations as they went on to defeat France 28-17 in the fourth round at Murrayfield Stadium on Sunday.
8 March 2020

Scotland make three changes for Six Nations clash against France

Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend has made three changes to the starting line-up for the upcoming Six Nations game against France to be played at Murrayfield on Sunday.
6 March 2020

No backwards steps must be taken if Scots are to stop French juggernaut

France are still on for a Six Nations Grand Slam, but TRU’s Gary Heatly has picked out some key areas where Scotland can halt Les Bleus this weekend.
6 March 2020

TRU's Six Nations: XV of Round 3

Joe Harvey puts together TRU's Six Nations team of the week from Round 3, with France the only unbeaten side at the top of the table.
25 February 2020

France resist Wales with 23-27 win to maintain winning streak

Romain Ntamack contributed with 17 points as France resisted Wales with a 23-27 win in the third round of the Six Nations tournament at Principality Stadium on Saturday.
23 February 2020

Tom Grabham Column: Wales will want to prove themselves in defence

In his second column for Talking Rugby Union, former Scarlets and Ospreys wing Tom Grabham writes how Wales have fared so far this Six Nations and what he expects to happen against France this weekend in Cardiff.
21 February 2020

Gael Fickou moves to wing for France's Six Nations encounter against Wales

France head coach Fabien Galthie has shifted Gael Fickou to wing for the upcoming third round of the Six Nations clash against Wales to be played in Cardiff on Saturday.
21 February 2020

Gareth Davies and Ross Moriarty return for Wales against France

Wales head coach Wayne Pivac has made two changes to the starting line-up for the upcoming Six Nations clash against France to be played at Principality Stadium on Saturday.
20 February 2020