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Top 14 - France's finest ready themselves for battle in Round 11

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round 11 of the French Top 14 kicks off this evening with a cracker as Clermont host Montpellier at Stade Marcel Michelin. Clermont enjoyed a good win in Round 10, thumping Castres 40-14, while Montpellier...

The New Look France: The new faces in the squad

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The new year saw change in France as Fabien Galthie took over the head coaching role and brought in the likes of Shaun Edwards in to assist him and bring new life to Les Bleus after a disappointing...

Fabien Galthie makes 13 changes for Les Bleus' Italian Test

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Flyhalf Matthieu Jalibert and Teddy Thomas are the only the only starters from France's win over Scotland who will start again this weekend against Italy.   The reasoning for this is a...

TOP 14 RD 8 HIGHLIGHTS: Racing 92 Vs Pau

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A 76th minute conversion by Trinh-Duc gave the home side a nailbiting win against Pau when the game looked set to go the way of the visitors. Beale was causing troubles for Racing 92 with some great...

Is the return of Parra and Lopez on the cards? Who France could turn to for the Autumn Nations Cup

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fabien Galthie will be forced to test France's depth over the Autumn Nations Cup this year after an agreement between the French national team and the TOP14 clubs that players could only play two...