Autumn Nations Cup
Autumn Nations Cup
Autumn Nations Cup
The French government said it needs guarantees from England and Ireland that it is safe for the national rugby union team to travel for Six Nations matches.
French rugby federation president Bernard Laporte remains optimistic that the Six Nations will go ahead as scheduled despite the COVID-19 crisis.
The French sports ministry has recommended that European rugby union games against British clubs be postponed amid the COVID-19 crisis in a blow to the Champions and Challenge Cups, and the Six Nations.
France fly-half Romain Ntamack could miss the start of the Six Nations after suffering a double jaw fracture that requires surgery.
England's last-gasp win against France in the Autumn Nations Cup was a fitting end to a bizarre year of Test rugby, writes Tom Hamilton.
England won the Autumn Nations Cup final in the most dramatic circumstances on Sunday, as Owen Farrell landed a "golden point" penalty in extra time to secure a 22-19 victory.
England prop Mako Vunipola has been ruled out of the Autumn Nations Cup final against France at Twickenham on Sunday due to a calf injury.
France coach Fabien Galthie named an inexperienced and youthful team as expected to face England in the final of the Autumn Nations Cup.
Anthony Watson will replace injured Bath teammate Jonathan Joseph on the wing for England's clash France in the Autumn Nations Cup final on Sunday.
Wasps hooker Alfie Barbeary has been given his first England call-up after being included in the 33-man squad for Sunday's Autumn Nations Cup final against France.
France will be without a number of their top players for the Autumn Nations Cup final against England after coach Fabien Galthie confirmed he would not be seeking to change a rule that allows players to compete in just three international games.
A revamped France beat Italy 36-5 at home on Saturday to top Autumn Nations Cup Group B and set up a bizarre final with England next weekend.
France coach Fabien Galthie has named five debutants in a much-changed XV for their Autumn Nations Cup clash with Italy on Saturday.
Former France and Stade Francais winger Christophe Dominici has died aged 48.
Scotland made five changes to this starting side for Sunday's Nations Cup game against France at Murrayfield on the same day their clash against Fiji on Nov. 28 was cancelled.
France coach Fabien Galthie made eight changes to the team who beat Ireland in the Six Nations when he named his starting lineup for the Autumn Nations Cup clash against Scotland at Murrayfield on Sunday.
France have been awarded a 28-0 victory over Fiji and a bonus point after Sunday's Autumn Nations Cup game was called off following positive COVID-19 cases in the Fiji squad.
The Autumn Nations Cup game between France and Fiji on Sunday has been called off following positive coronavirus cases within the Fiji team, it was announced on Friday.
Scrum-half Antoine Dupont was voted the Six Nations Player of the Championship on Friday, becoming the first Frenchman to pick up the award in the history of the competition.
France produced some brilliant rugby but came up just short in the Six Nations as their 35-27 victory over Ireland was not enough to leapfrog champions England into top spot on Saturday.
Gael Fickou will be shifted from centre to the wing to make up for the absence of the injured Teddy Thomas as France look to win the Six Nations for the first time in 10 years when they take on Ireland on Saturday.
Ireland can mark Healy's milestone with a bonus-point victory that would ensure they win the Six Nations crown at the expense of second-placed England.
The lock will play his 148th test, which includes nine for the British and Irish Lions, to move level with retired former New Zealand captain Richie McCaw.
France coach Fabien Galthie included five uncapped players into his squad on Wednesday ahead of an upcoming internationals against Wales and Ireland.
The draw for the 2023 Rugby World Cup in France will take place in Paris on Dec. 14 using seedings based on the world rankings taken after last year's tournament, organisers said on Friday.