Preview: France vs Wales – 18/03/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby France and Wales will be determined to finish their respective campaigns on a high when they face off in what promises to be a thrilling encounter in Paris on Saturday. With England securing their second successive championship with their win over Scotland last week, both France and Wales are amongst the tournament’s also-rans.…

Result: Italy 18 v 40 France 11/03/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby France broke away in the second half to secure a 40-18 win over Italy in Rome, earning a second victory of the tournament. Italy took a surprise lead through Sergio Parisse but France responded in kind through Gaël Fickou, with three penalties from Camille Lopez to two from Carlo Canna giving France a…

Preview: Italy v France 11/03/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby France will be looking to get their Six Nations campaign back on track when they face tournament strugglers Italy in Rome on Saturday. After losing two out of their three matches – against England and Ireland – France know their chances of winning the tournament are gone but they will be determined to…

Irish revival overcomes France

Follow @RedefinedRugby Johnny Sexton guided Ireland to a hard-earned 19-9 win over France in Dublin on Saturday in the Six Nations. Both teams were unaffected by Dublin’s rainfall and produced a passionate game of rugby that typified European rivalry. The game did not decline into trench-style combat because of the weather but rather an exhibition…

Preview: Ireland v France 25/02/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby There will be plenty at stake when Ireland and France resume hostilities in what promises to be an enthralling Test in Dublin on Saturday. After two rounds of matches both sides have already suffered a loss and know that another defeat will ruin their chances of winning the championship. So, with the stakes…

France hold off Scotland for first win

Follow @RedefinedRugby France got their campaign back on track when they secured a hard-fought 22-16 win over Scotland in Paris on Sunday. In an entertaining encounter, in which both teams kept the ball alive at every opportunity, momentum between the two sides ebbed and flowed, but it was the hosts who got the rub of…

England hold off spirited France

Follow @RedefinedRugby England got the job done but were made to graft for their 19-16 win over France in their Six Nations opener at Twickenham on Saturday. Although their campaign started with a win – and they have now stretched their winning run to 15 successive Tests – the defending champions’ boss, Eddie Jones, will…