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France player Demba Bamba looks menacing, tipping the scales at 124kgs, but his parents' sage advice has been the real making of h…

Online Editors
Online Editors
09 Jun, 13:16

France have been fastest out of the blocks ahead of the 2021 Six Nations, naming a 37-strong squad that contains three newcomers.

Online Editors
Online Editors
12 Jan, 8:10

Having had their Nations Cup game with Fiji cancelled, France have made 8 changes from the XV that beat Ireland to play Scotland o…

Online Editors
Online Editors
20 Nov, 7:11

France had their Grand Slam hopes shattered at Scotland last March but they can still win the Six Nations title on Saturday.

Online Editors
Online Editors
29 Oct, 6:29

Mohamed Haouas was infamously sent-off for France at Murrayfield last March but coach Fabien Galthie is keeping faith in the prop.

Online Editors
Online Editors
07 Oct, 7:34

Now for those of you who know your rugby onions, that, of course, is the birthplace of Wales’ greatest tighthead of the professi…

Owain Jones
Owain Jones
19 Apr, 15:58

The latest in the Future of Rugby series looks at France and what sort of U23 XV they could field... the future is bright for Les …

Alex Shaw
Alex Shaw
15 Apr, 7:10

Our writer Alex Shaw gives us his all-time top 25 U20 rugby players, including the likes of Maro Itoje, Malcolm Marx and Charles P…

Alex Shaw
Alex Shaw
23 Mar, 10:25
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