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…

Jonathan Davies

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…

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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

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.

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 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

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…

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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

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…