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Earls back for France game

KEITH EARLS returns to the Ireland team for their Six Nations game against France on Saturday night in Paris. The Munster centre was originally picked in the team to play…

Kris Burton

France 30-12 Italy

By Owain Jones, Rugby World Editor In a nutshell France gained revenge over Italy after last year’s humbling 22-21 defeat in Rome, romping to a four-try, 30-12 win. The scoreline…

Craig Joubert to take charge of World Cup final

Craig Joubert to take charge of World Cup final

Craig Joubert will take charge of his first Rugby World Cup Final after the International Rugby Board (IRB) announced that the South African has been appointed to the New Zealand…

Thierry Dusautoir will lead France in the final

France prepare for the final in Auckland

The French Rugby squad took the heat off their Rugby World Cup 2011 finals build-up with a relaxed day out in Auckland. The players and management enjoyed a typical Kiwi…

Wallace to miss France clash

Wallace to miss France clash

Shane Jennings has been included to start at openside on the Ireland team to play France tomorrow in the opening game of the Guinness Summer Series.  Jennings comes into the…

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France relieved to overcome Ireland hurdle

FRANCE KEPT their cool to achieve victory over Ireland at the Aviva Stadium on Sunday, but coach Marc Lièvremont admitted that he experienced “moments of absolute panic” as they fought to…