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France fall to battling defeat in New Zealand

Cedate Gomes Sa scored his first Test try for France who battled hard but went down 26-13 in difficult circumstances against New Zealand in Wellington.

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Match Preview: France change five for All Blacks rematch

Benjamin Fall and Gaël Fickou have both been recalled by France head coach Jacques Brunel as two of five changes for the second Test against New Zealand.

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Early promise but France are bested by the All Blacks

France momentarily handed world champions New Zealand a scare Down Under but were ultimately unable to resist the might of the All Blacks at Eden Park.

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Parra returns for France against New Zealand

Morgan Parra will make his first appearance for France since 2015 after being named to start in the first Test against New Zealand in Auckland on Saturday.

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Three players to watch on France’s summer tour

Jacques Brunel was thrown in at short notice in this year’s NatWest 6 Nations but after a promising campaign it does not get any easier in June.

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Castres shock Montpellier to be crowned French champions

Castres upset the odds to become champions of France for fifth time as they defeated Montpellier 29-13 in the Top 14 final at the Stade de France.

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Picamoles leads Montpellier to Top 14 final

Montpellier remain on course for their first Top 14 title as Louis Picamoles got on the scoresheet to help down Lyon 40-14.

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Thomas hopes for Racing 92 redemption in Top 14 semi-finals

The Top 14 descends on Lyon this weekend for the semi-finals as the best in French rugby go head to head.

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What we learned from the six summer tour squad announcements

Every nation from the NatWest 6 Nations has now announced their squads for their respective summer tours.

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Fofana back in France squad for New Zealand tour

Wesley Fofana has earned a France recall ahead of their summer Test series in New Zealand after missing the 2018 NatWest 6 nations through injury.

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Stockdale stars for Ulster in European play-off

Jacob Stockdale completed a brilliant season in style as his intercept try sealed Ulster’s victory in their Champions Cup play-off clash with the Ospreys.

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Stats review of the weekend: Ryan stars in Leinster Champions Cup triumph

There were plenty of NatWest 6 Nations stars on show in Bilbao as the European rugby season came to an emphatic conclusion.

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Six Nations stars gear up for Champions Cup climax

European Rugby’s showpiece competition comes to a head on Saturday night as Leinster and Racing 92 slug it out to claim the European Rugby Champions Cup.

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Rougerie and Clerc’s top five Championship moments

This week two greats of the French game called time on their careers as Aurélien Rougerie and Vincent Clerc hung up their boots.

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France great Vincent Clerc announces retirement from rugby

France legend Vincent Clerc has announced he will retire from rugby at the end of the season, 16 years after first appearing for his country.

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Weekend Review: Star Performers

Record-breaking Ireland winger Jacob Stockdale scored a late try to help Ulster to an 8-0 win over Ospreys to keep them in the hunt for a PRO14 Final Series place.

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