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Philippe Saint Andre

Six Nations: France review underway for World Cup

“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…

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Six Nations: Are the French fit for purpose?

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…

Magic moment: England's Stuart Lancaster (left) and Graham Rowntree celebrate. Photo Getty Images

Saints and Sinners: The weekend’s talking points

The Saints Putting the boot in England led 18-16 in Cardiff as the last two minutes of their RBS Six Nations clash with Wales began. Despite England’s second-half dominance, the…

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Passion behind Stade Français Top 14 success

THESE ARE good times to be a Stade Français fan. Currently level on points with Clermont at the summit of the Top 14 table, the Parisian outfit have claimed some…