Aurelien Rougerie

If reason was required to explain the insecurity that stalks the professional game in France, one need just look at the standings of the 2009-10 Top 14 table. Perpignan, then…

Old glory: Former Ireland captain Paul O'Connell with the Six Nations trophy last season

Time to put your national allegiances aside. A tough ask, we appreciate, but we want to know which of the RBS 6 Nations sides you genuinely believe will lift the…

Jonathan Danty

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

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

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…