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France late show stuns Scotland

France kept their Six Nations titles hopes alive with a last gasp 19-17 win away to Scotland at Murrayfield on Saturday.

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Wallabies to host France at Allianz Stadium

Georgina Robinson Test rugby returns to Allianz Stadium this year with an afternoon Test between Australia and France in June.

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France bring back Fickou for Ireland clash

Coach Philippe Saint-Andre volunteered Thursday to be the scapegoat for France's much criticised performances as he brought back powerhouse Louis Picamoles for the Six Nations rugby decider against...

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Wales drop Mike Phillips for France match

Wales scrumhalf Mike Phillips has been demoted to the bench for Friday’s crunch Six Nations international against unbeaten France in Cardiff.

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Philippe Saint-Andre fears overseas imports will hurt France

France's head coach Philippe Saint-Andre.

French coach tells Mick Cleary in an exclusive interview why he has no more excuses ahead of England opener on February 1.

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Wales thump France in Six Nations

Rob Cole Wales coach Warren Gatland was an unusually happy man on Friday after a try in each half earned a third successive win over France and put them back in the hunt to retain their Six Nations crown.

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Wales overwhelm France to restore Six Nations title hopes

Sam Warburton

Wales coach Warren Gatland was an unusually happy man on Friday after a try in each half earned a third successive win over France and put them back in the hunt to retain their Six Nations crown.

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England beware, it is high time the real France cut loose again

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Mick Cleary Mick Cleary sets the scene for the Six Nations Championship.

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Francois Trinh-Duc back in France contention

Francois Trinh-Duc

He may not have played for France since the last Six Nations but Montpellier five-eighth Francois Trinh-Duc has been the happiest man in camp since joining the French squad.

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Six Nations: England to blood Jack Nowell and Luther Burrell against France

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England are set to give debuts to winger Jack Nowell and centre Luther Burrell in their Six Nations rugby opener on Saturday against France in Paris.

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England's young guns ready to man up against France in Six Nations opener

New face: Jack Nowell.

Mick Cleary LONDON: Stuart Lancaster, the England head coach, declared boldly on Thursday that his inexperienced back line would show ''no fear'' as they head to Paris for Saturday's Six Nations opener against...

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Last gasp France stun England in Paris

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Barnaby Chesterman A brilliant late Gael Fickou try helped France to a stunning 26-24 win over England in the Six Nations on Saturday.

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France stay unbeaten in Six Nations as two sent off

France's Wesley Fofana jumps to score a try against Italy during their Six Nations rugby union match at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, near Paris, February 9, 2014.            REUTERS/Benoit Tessier (FRANCE  - Tags: SPORT RUGBY)

Pirate Irwin Paris: A devastating burst of 21 points in the opening 15 minutes of the second-half saw France beat Italy 30-10 in their Six Nations clash at the Stade de France on Sunday and record back-to-back...

Wallaroos draw France in World Cup

Marie Alice Yahe of France.

Australia have been drawn alongside hosts France for next year's Women's Rugby World Cup.

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Charles Piutau poised to face France

Charles Piutau

Charles Piutau's debut All Blacks Test season continues to blossom, with the 22-year-old likely to replace an ill Julian Savea on the wing against France in Paris.

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France trim squad to face All Blacks

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Daniel Gilhooly France have clipped four backs from the squad to face the All Blacks in Paris, shedding any connection to European club champions Toulon in the process.

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France pick new halves to face All Blacks

Remi Tales.

Halfback Morgan Parra and five-eighth Remi Tales will form a unique hinge at the centre of the France team as Philippe Saint-Andre named his side on Thursday for Saturday's one-off Test match against...

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Most experienced All Blacks to face France

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Daniel Gilhooly The All Blacks know all too well that grizzled doesn't mean great.

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All Blacks stay perfect with France victory

Charles Piutau.

Barnaby Chesterman New Zealand held off a spirited France to continue their 100 percent record this year with a 26-19 victory at the Stade de France on Saturday.

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France bow to All Blacks opportunism

Thierry Dusautoir.

Daniel Gilhooly For French captain Thierry Dusautoir, one statistic over the weekend encapsulates why it will take something special to end the All Blacks' winning streak.

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