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…

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World Cup Highlights: France 38-11 Romania

France ran in five tries to secure a bonus point victory over Romania at the Olympic Stadium – Watch official World Cup highlights here. For the latest Rugby World subscription offers, click here.…

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World Cup Highlights: France 32-10 Italy

France opened their tournament account with a victory over Italy at Twickenham – Watch official World Cup highlights here. For the latest Rugby World subscription offers, click here.

French team

France brace themselves for Le Crunch

France coach Philippe Saint-Andre gave his squad a day off on Tuesday, allowing his 36 players the chance to enjoy the delights of Falgos in the Pyrénées-Orientales. The French squad…

Richie McCaw

Rugby Statistics: Does World Cup form matter?

How much attention should be given to form going into a World Cup? Significance may well be attached to ‘building momentum’ in competitions such as the Rugby Championship beforehand, but…

Scott Spedding

France go high and take to their bikes

If France do surprise the world and win the Webb Ellis Cup in October they’ll have to give grudging thanks to a British invention. The ‘Wattbike’ has been their primary…

Dan Carter

Top 14 transfers: Comings and goings

The Top 14 transfer market has more or less closed for the summer. Clubs are still permitted to sign up to two supplementary players in addition to ‘World Cup jokers’,…

Guy Noves

France: Guy Noves will do things his way

To nobody’s great surprise Guy Noves was officially unveiled on Sunday as France’s next coach, with Yannick Bru as his forwards’ coach and Jeff Dubois in charge of the backs.…