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Sep 20

Novès prepares France for All Black challenge in November

France coach Guy Novès admits his team face a huge challenge when they take on New Zealand twice this November ahead of the 2018 Six Nations.

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Sep 19

France promises to prevent ‘death of rugby’ if awarded 2023 World Cup

• France bidding for 2023 tournament with Ireland and South Africa
• French bid leader: ‘I think rugby will die in five-10 years if we do nothing’

France has promised to prevent the “death of international rugby” if it is awarded the 2023 World Cup and has claimed a successful bid would help in attempts to stop its Top 14 clubs luring southern hemisphere players to Europe.

France, whose bid includes a guarantee to World Rugby of nearly £500m, is vying with Ireland and South Africa to host the 2023 tournament and each will make presentations to the voting unions next Monday before a final decision is revealed on 15 November.

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2017/sep/19/france-rugby-world-cup-2023

Aug 31

France skipper Guirado fighting fit as he prepares for Toulon return

Guilhem Guirado is confident he is in peak condition to start the new campaign as the France skipper prepares for his first match of the season this weekend.

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Aug 17

England and France set up semi-final showdown at Women’s Rugby World Cup

Defending Six Nations champions England and 2016 Championship winners France will lock horns in the semi-finals of the Women’s Rugby World Cup, after both booked their place in the last four on Thursday.

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Jul 31

Mayans wants to use World Cup to win French hearts and minds

France centre Marjorie Mayans believes the Women’s Rugby World Cup could be her team’s chance to win the hearts of the French public.

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Jul 17

N’Diaye praises ‘experienced’ France squad ahead of Women’s World Cup

Experience could make all the difference at next month’s Women’s Rugby World Cup, that’s according to France’s Safi N’Diaye.

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Jul 13

Novès wants to see more physical France

France head coach Guy Novès is determined to bring his squad’s fitness up a notch or two ahead of the Autumn Internationals.

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Jul 04

France Women head coach Cherouk confident of World Cup glory

France women’s head coach Samuel Cherouk believes there is no end to his side’s ambitions as they prepare for the World Cup this summer.

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Jun 25

Novès: Result does not reflect gap between France and South Africa

Head coach Guy Novès is confident that there is not a big gulf in class between France and South Africa, despite the Springboks’ 35-12 win in Johannesburg sealing a 3-0 series win.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.rbs6nations.com/en/news/france/31745.php

Jun 22

Noves wants to see more commitment from France in third Test

France have to play for the jersey in the third Test against South Africa according to coach Guy Novès, who has made three changes to his team for the game in Johannesburg.

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Jun 18

Guirado expecting tough week as France beaten by Springboks

France captain Guilhem Guirado is predicting another tough week for his squad after suffering a second straight defeat to South Africa on Saturday.

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Jun 16

Camara calls for improved France performance

France put in a performance that wasn’t worthy of the jersey last Saturday against South Africa according to flanker Yacouba Camara, who wants a much-improved display this weekend in Durban.

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Jun 12

The Best of Social Media: England, Ireland & Scotland win

The vast majority of the international rugby summer tours started this weekend with England, Ireland and Scotland all getting wins while the British & Irish Lions are busy in New Zealand.

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Jun 11

Noves takes responsibility for France loss in South Africa

France coach Guy Noves insists the blame lays with him after his side suffered defeat to South Africa at Loftus Versfeld, on Saturday.

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Jun 09

Experimental France line-up named for South Africa Test

France have made ten changes to the team that started their RBS 6 Nations victory over Wales for their clash with South Africa on Saturday.

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Jun 04

Lopez to undergo operation as he misses France summer tour

France fly-half Camille Lopez will miss their summer tour to South Africa, with Guy Novès still to decide whether he will call up a replacement.

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