World Cup Highlights: New Zealand 62-13 France

New Zealand punished a lacklustre France in ruthless fashion as the All Blacks thrashed Les Bleus at the Millennium Stadium. Julian Savea scored a hat-trick as the French had no…

Ireland fans celebrate their teams victory against France

Ireland v France: Five things we learnt

What about that? Ireland finally exploded into this tournament and the game had everything great about the Schmidt era - strong processes, disciplined defence and accurate rugby - allied to…

Jonathan Sexton will be targeted by France on Sunday. Photo: Getty Images.

France have no qualms over targeting Sexton

Jonathan Sexton will have to prove once again that he can cope under pressure with France admitting they will target him in Sunday’s decisive Pool D fixture in Cardiff. The…

France coach Philippe Saint-André is feeling confident. Photo: Getty Images

France confident ahead of Irish decider

France have no fear over playing Ireland according to Philippe Saint-André despite a poor recent record. Pool D will come down to the clash in Cardiff on Sunday, with the…

Wesley Fofana

World Cup 2015: France 41-18 Canada

France overcame stern resistance from a pumped-up Canada side to run out fairly comfortable 41-18 winners, although after 58 minutes the gaps had been down to six points, when Nathan…


World Cup Highlights: France 41-18 Canada

France secured a bonus point victory over Canada scoring five tries at Stadium MK – Watch the official World Cup highlights here. For the latest Rugby World subscription offers, click here.

Bernard Le Roux

Saint-André experiments continue for France

Philippe Saint-André asked to be judged on the World Cup but after four years of experimenting, he’s still trying out new things with the competition in full flow. Playing players…


France make steady progress towards Ireland showdown

Nine points from a possible ten isn’t a bad way to launch a World Cup campaign, and France coach Philippe Saint-Andre declared himself satisfied on Wednesday night after watching his…

Yannick Nyanga

World Cup 2015: France 38-11 Romania

What’s hot Credit in defeat Romania have always had a reputation as strong scrummagers, built in their pomp in the Eighties. They rolled back the years on a fresh September…