Fabien Galthié’s young gun France flew to the top of the Championship table in a superbly-entertaining exhibition of attacking rugby against defiant Italy.
With moody conditions in Paris some feared a close-quarters battle, tell that to Galthié and Franco Smith, with both sides fully committed to attack throughout the 80.
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France sent a big message to the rest of the teams in the Six Nations as they put in a brutal display to upset England and the French will believe they can win the title if they can maintain that level of
France’s young stars ensured the Fabien Galthié era started with a party in Paris as they stunned England in their opening game of the 2020 Guinness Six Nations.
The Euro pop that graced the Stade de France before the first whistle set the tone for the game as an exuberant Les Bleus
A new era begins for France in Paris on Sunday as Fabien Galthié takes charge for the first time with optimism swirling around the squad.
The young stars that helped Les Bleuets win the World Rugby Under 20 Championship in 2018 and 2019 are starting to come of age but in
Wales booked their place in the Rugby World Cup semi-finals when they notched a hard-fought 20-19 win over France in their quarter-final in Oita on Sunday.
In a drama-filled match, Les Bleus held the upper hand for the majority of the game despite playing with 14 men for most of the
OITA, 19 Oct - A preview of the quarter-final between Wales and France which kicks-off at 16:15 on Sunday at Oita Stadium.
The Big Picture
Wales and France have met only once previously at a World Cup but that game is seared into the memory of the Welsh players in particular.
KUMAMOTO, 5 Oct –
France became the second side to advance to the Rugby World Cup’s quarter-finals when they notched a 23-21 victory against Tonga in Kumamoto on Sunday.
As the scoreline suggests, this was a tightly contested affair and although France secured the result, Tonga finished stronger and eventually outscored
KUMAMOTO, 5 Oct – A preview of the Pool C match between France and Tonga, which kicks off at 16:45 on Sunday at Kumamoto Stadium.
The Big Picture
Only three nations – New Zealand, Australia and France – have reached at least the quarter-finals of every Rugby World Cup. Les Bleus are
Three tries in the final 14 minutes give Jacques Brunel's side five precious points.
FUKUOKA, 1 Oct - USA bounced back from defeat by England to push France hard in Fukuoka, but Jacques Brunel's side found their attacking verve late on to score five tries in a 33-9 win in Pool
TOKYO, 30 Sep - World Rugby and the Japan Rugby 2019 Organizing Committee have confirmed that the France v USA match will be played in Fukuoka on 2 October at 16:45 JST as scheduled.
The decision has been taken following consultation with our weather information experts and the Japan Meteorological Agency,