France’s Rugby World Cup Record: P48 W33 D1 L14

1987 Runners-up
1991 Quarter-finals
1995 Third
1999 Runners-up
2003 Fourth
2007 Fourth
2011 Runners-up
2015 Quarter-finals

 

Charles Piutau

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