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France Rugby News

Jan 18

Ntamack the star name in France Under-20s squad

France Under-20s have named their squad for their opening two clashes of the 2018 Under-20s Six Nations and manager Sébastien Piqueronies likes the blend that his side have found.

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Jan 17

Brunel banking on blend of youth and experience

Jacques Brunel has gone for a blend of youth and experience in his France NatWest 6 Nations squad as Les Bleus target their opening game of the campaign against Ireland.

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Jan 17

Parra returns and six new faces in France NatWest 6 Nations squad

Jacques Brunel has included six uncapped players in his 32-man squad for the 2018 NatWest 6 Nations, including teenage fly-half Matthieu Jalibert.

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Jan 16

Record-Breakers: France

With the 2018 NatWest 6 Nations less than three weeks away the anticipation is building ahead of one of the most unpredictable Championships to date.

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Jan 14

France’s Mathieu Bastareaud could miss Six Nations after slur allegation

• TV footage appeared to show Toulon captain uttering homophobic slur• Lengthy ban possible after incident during match against BenettonThe Toulon captain, Mathieu Bastareaud, could face a lengthy suspension after television footage appeared to show hi…

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Jan 14

Women’s Six Nations Three to Watch: France

Less than one month remains until the Women’s Six Nations gets underway – and excitement is understandably ramping up ahead of what is set to be a thrilling Championship.

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Jan 10

My Championship: Fabien Pelous

Fabien Pelous is one of just three men in the post-war era with four Grand Slams to his name – a feat that is all the more impressive for a late bloomer whose first love was football.

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Jan 08

Road to the NatWest 6 Nations: Flyers make their mark across Europe

With less than a month until the start of the 2018 NatWest 6 Nations there was a huge round of domestic action across Europe with plenty of players staking their claims for international recognition.

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Jan 05

Road to the NatWest 6 Nations: Best, Itoje and Vunipola all return

The 2018 NatWest 6 Nations is just around the corner and a number of senior internationals are looking to prove their fitness.

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Jan 04

Guy Novès sacking symptomatic of French conflict going back 23 years | Paul Rees

France coach tried to restore Les Blues to the way they were before flamboyance was squashed under dumbbells, medicine balls and outside influencesOne of rugby union’s more unusual books goes some way to explaining recent events in France. Guy Novès la…

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Jan 03

France reveal coaching team for NatWest 6 Nations

Jacques Brunel has unveiled the coaching staff that will work with him during the 2018 NatWest 6 Nations, with a trio of former French internationals joining the team.

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Jan 02

Road to the NatWest 6 Nations: New Year brings derby drama

2018 has arrived and that means that the NatWest 6 Nations is about to get underway.

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Jan 01

The Year Ahead: France

With the New Year now upon us, anticipation for the 2018 NatWest 6 Nations is growing faster than ever.

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Dec 27

Road to the NatWest 6 Nations: Young guns come to the fore

With rugby on four days out of five, it was a busy festive period with plenty of players making a case for inclusion in the 2018 NatWest 6 Nations.

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Dec 27

Brunel named as France coach following Noves exit

Jacques Brunel will be the man to lead France into the 2018 NatWest 6 Nations after being named to replace the outgoing Guy Noves.

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Dec 27

Guy Novès becomes first France coach to get sack after dismal run of results

• Novès managed just seven wins from 21 matches in two-year spell• Bath fined £60,000 for allowing Faletau to play for Wales in autumnGuy Novès has become the first France coach in history to be sacked after he was replaced by Jacques Brunel.Novès endu…

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