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France Rugby News

Nov 21

France and England Women impressing this autumn

The 2018 Women’s Six Nations is just around the corner and this has been a busy autumn for all involved.

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Nov 19

Rugby union: talking points from the second round of autumn internationals | Paul Rees

England still not the finished article while TMO controversy continues; the gap between New Zealand and rest is closing and the second tier show improvementEngland will finish the year on a winning note unless Samoa, vanquished by Romania in Bucharest …

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Nov 15

France Win Rights to Host Rugby World Cup 2023

France will host the 2023 Rugby World Cup having beaten off competition from Ireland and South Africa to secure the right to host the tournament.

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Nov 15

Bravo, France, but at what cost to rugby’s transparency and integrity? | Robert Kitson

France will put on a good show but the vote to award it rather than South Africa a second World Cup has all the hallmarks of naked self-interestIt is worth keeping in mind on these occasions that rugby union usually strikes gold with its World Cup host…

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Nov 12

Trinh-Duc named at fly-half for France in All Black rematch

François Trinh-Duc will start at fly-half for France on Tuesday as they look to get their revenge against New Zealand in Lyon.

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Nov 11

Waisake Naholo bags two tries to help sweep New Zealand past France

• France 18-38 New Zealand• All Blacks score five tries; Beauden Barrett scores rest with the bootFrance were given a reminder of how far they still are from a maiden World Cup title when they were humbled 38-18 in Paris by New Zealand. The All Blacks …

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Nov 08

NatWest announced as title sponsor of Rugby’s Greatest Championship

NatWest and Six Nations Rugby are proud to announce a one-year sponsorship agreement that will see NatWest take on the naming rights for the 2018 Six Nations Championship. The agreement will result in the 2018 Championship being named as the NatWest 6…

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Oct 30

Road to the Six Nations: Jedrasiak and Macalou get France call-ups

With international squads largely finalised ahead of the autumn internationals, there was plenty of points to prove on the field this weekend in the Premiership, PRO14 and Top14.

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Oct 27

Road to the Six Nations: 200 up for Best as Fofana returns

The final weekend of domestic action gets underway tonight before international stars head off to link up with their respective countries.

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Oct 26

Menager eager to make up for lost time with France Women

At this year’s Rugby World Cup France flanker Romane Ménager had to watch from the sidelines as her team fell in the semi-finals to England – she has no intention of missing out when the two sides meet again in Béziers in next year’s Women’s…

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Oct 25

Novès eager to test French depth in November

Guy Novès is excited to see the depth in French rugby after naming a squad of 31 players for the November Tests along with a further 14 players in a secondary group to take on New Zealand.

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Oct 23

Road to the Six Nations: Healy and Sexton fire while Armand shines in France

Round two of continental action was just as compelling as the opening week with tries aplenty and late drama across Europe. 

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Oct 21

Novès expresses sympathy for injured Lopez

Guy Novès expressed his sympathy for fly-half Camille Lopez after the France fly-half suffered a serious leg injury while in action for club side Clermont Auvergne.

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Oct 20

Road to the Six Nations: Hogg and Sexton return to action

European action continues this week and with more Autumn International squads set to be named this week, it’s the last chance for a lot of players to catch the eyes of their respective coaches.

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Oct 13

Road to the Six Nations: Brown’s back as Europe begins

European club rugby has returned and the best of the Six Nations will all be in action this weekend across both the Champions and Challenge Cups.

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Oct 11

The 1997 opener – Where are they now?

In the next edition of a feature where we go back in time and freezeframe a photo from a magical moment in the history of this great Championship – on this occasion we go back 20 years to Dublin.

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