Jonathan Danty

Six French stars of the future

Guy Noves has named his first training squad ahead of next month’s Six Nations, and among the familiar faces are several young players unblooded at Test level. We profile six…

Rocky Elsom

Cash-rich Qatar circle Rocky Elsom’s Narbonne

They own Paris Saint-Germain, their name adorns the shirts of Barcelona and their Aspire Football Dreams initiative claims to have worked with three and a half million youngsters cross Africa,…

French fans

French rugby seeks to return to normality

Racing 92 host Toulouse on Saturday afternoon. It will be an emotional occasion, the first professional rugby match to be played in the Parisian region since the murderous ISIS attacks…

Jonathan Davies

Top 14: French leave no easy option

So Jonathan Davies is the latest player to fall short in France. The 27-year-old centre announced last week that he’ll be rejoining the Scarlets next summer, declining to take up…