Gavin Mortimer

France squad

Philippe Saint-Andre unveiled his World Cup squad on Tuesday morning and among the 36 names there were a few surprises. Three of the squad involved in France’s last Test match,…

Toulouse

Spare a thought this week for Grenoble manager Fabrice Landreau. At the end of March his side were in the top six of the Top 14 and looking good for…

Pau fans

Rarely has one team dominated their rivals the way Pau have this season in ProD2. Crowned champions of France’s second division a month before the end of the regular season,…

Philippe Saint Andre

“The World Cup starts today!” declared Philippe Saint-Andre the day after France had suffered a 20-point stuffing by England. Never before had France shipped 50 points to the English, and…

France

The odds are in England’s favour on Saturday, not just because of this season’s Six Nations form but because of results in ‘Le Crunch’ over the last ten years. Bear…