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Maxime Medard on his way to the try-line at Murrayfield

Scotland 17 – 23 France

Scotland took advantage of a slow start from a French team that hadn't played for three weeks and built a 10-0 lead in the first 25 minutes with a try…

John Barclay on the attack for Scotland in last season's clash with France

Scotland v France: the preview

by Katie Field, Rugby World writer When Scotland last ran out at Murrayfield, three weeks ago, they were the favourites to beat a rebuilt England side. But the unthinkable happened…

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How to refund your France v Ireland tickets

An agreement has been reached between the IRFU and the FFR over the refunding of the face value of match tickets for the RBS 6 Nations clash between France and…

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France v Ireland rescheduled

The RBS 6 Six Nations council has announced that the postponed France v Ireland match will now take place on Sunday 4 March at 4pm local time (3pm GMT), at…

dave pearson

France v Ireland a farce

By Bea Asprey, Rugby World Writer VINCENT CLERC had issued a warning days before France were due to host Ireland at the Stade de France that the freezing temperatures in…

Kris Burton

France 30-12 Italy

By Owain Jones, Rugby World Editor In a nutshell France gained revenge over Italy after last year’s humbling 22-21 defeat in Rome, romping to a four-try, 30-12 win. The scoreline…

Thierry Dusautoir

Saint-Andre picks France team to face Italy

FRANCE COACH Philippe Saint-Andre has picked a hugely experienced team to take on Italy in their opening RBS 6 Nations match on Saturday. The starting XV contains 605 caps –…

Mike Brown

Harlequins undone by Toulouse

By Sarah Mockford, Rugby World Features Editor HARLEQUINS’ 14-MATCH winning run had to come to an end at some point and there’s no shame in losing to Europe’s most successful…

Wales v France 6 Nations game sold out

Wales v France 6 Nations game sold out

Wales’ RBS 6 Nations fixture against France at the Millennium Stadium on Saturday 17 March (kick off 2.45pm) has sold-out. Head coach Warren Gatland’s men will bring their 2012 campaign…

In at the deep end: Sam Tomkins will make his union debut against the world's second-best nation

Barbarians v Australia – preview

You never know what to expect when the Barbarians come to town – but this weekend’s Killik Cup clash against Australia at Twickenham contains more uncertainties than usual, writes Alan…