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Fresh from Six Nations wins over Italy and Ireland, the France squad to face Scotland shows three changes including a recall for D…

Liam Heagney
17 Feb, 10:10

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
09 Jun, 12:16

France head coach Fabien Galthie has named nine uncapped players in his 42-man squad for next month's rugby Tests.

18 Oct, 15:51

France lost a tight series Down Under but there were enough longer-term positives to please coach Fabien Galthié

Gavin Mortimer
20 Jul, 12:47

Giant French prop Wilfrid Hounkpatin is among five changes that France head coach Fabien Galthie for their second tilt at Australi…

Ian Cameron
11 Jul, 12:20

There proved to be plenty of late drama on Wednesday night in Brisbane as the Wallabies claimed a 23-21 victory over an inexperien…

Tom Raine
07 Jul, 18:12

Ben Loader is one of a clutch of London Irish players tearing up the Premiership this season

Owain Jones
23 May, 4:17

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
12 Jan, 7:10

Bernard Le Roux has been given a new lease of life by France's youngsters

Gavin Mortimer
06 Dec, 1:56

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
20 Nov, 6:11

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

Online Editors
29 Oct, 5:29

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

Online Editors
07 Oct, 6:34

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
19 Apr, 14:58

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
15 Apr, 6:10

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
23 Mar, 9:25

France player ratings from their 28-17 loss to Scotland at Murrayfield, a result which rules them out from winning a rare Grand Sl…

Alex Shaw
08 Mar, 12:28