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…

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…