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Trio called up by France

Djibril Camara, Kélian Galletier and have all been added to France’s three-day training camp ahead of the November Tests. The post Trio called up by France appeared first on Planetrugby.com.

Five Sensational Tries from Round Six in France

The current Top 14 season has dished up some cracking rugby so far in 2016, and this past weekend’s was no different, as this compilation of lovely tries proves. While French rugby is in a self-confessed mini-crisis – with viewing figures and stadium attendences decreasing – the action on the field at the start of the new season has been from the top drawer.

Wakley places big demands on GB Royals

It may be his first official tournament as head coach, but Nick Wakley has placed high expectations on his Wales Women Sevens squad who will be playing as GB Royals in this weekend’s Rugby Europe Grand Prix Sevens Series in Malemort, France.

Makelele: Kante will be better than I was

The former France star Claude Makelele believes N’golo Kante can become is the best defensive midfielder in the world but feels he can still improve as a player. The 43-year-old told the Uefa website which active player he considers to be the best in his defensive midfield role.

Fijian lock moves from Agen to Northampton

Northampton Saints and Agen have today announced that Api Ratuniyarawa is leaving France for the Aviva Premiership. The Fijian second row is in his fourth season at Agen, having played 70 times for the club, but is now seeking to make the next step in his career in England.

Clermont go top in France

TOP 14 SATURDAY WRAP: Clermont ran in five tries to beat Bordeaux 40-16 on Saturday to go top in France as surprise early pacesetters La Rochelle surrendered a 12-point half-time lead to slump to a 28-29 defeat at Brive.

Pace and Reto make the weekend cut

South African pair Lee-Anne Pace and Paula Reto stepped it up in the second round in the season’s final Major to join the weekend action in France, while South Korea’s In Gee Chun cemented the solo lead at the 36-hole mark at The Evian Championship. Pace fired a three-under-par 68 the Major Course of the Evian Resort Golf Club to… Read more → The post Pace and Reto make the weekend cut appeared first on Sports Club |.

Top 14: Could La Rochelle become French champions?

After four rounds of Top 14 action, La Rochelle are sitting pretty at the top of the table. Can they keep it up? Surprise package: Could La Rochelle win the Top 14?A gambler would have got enticing odds if he’d bet a few euros on La Rochelle to be leading the …Continue reading »

World Cup qualifier details

Three places remain to be filled in the draw for the 2017 World Cup, and 11 teams will be competing for them. Europe One place remains, seven teams competing. Five places have already been taken by European teams – Ireland, England, France, Wales and Italy

France win Euro U18s at first attempt

The 2016 European U18 Sevens broke new ground before it started, with not only France taking part for the first time, but also Canada and the United States. What is more China and Japan had been originally included, which would have made the tournament a near World Cup, but they withdrew in the weeks before the competition, being replaced by Andorra and local French club team (and, at adult level, national runners-up) Romagnat.Read more about France win Euro U18s at first attempt

Top 14 Preview: Round 4

It’s been an eventful week in France, particularly in the south east where Toulon have been rumoured to be replacing Diego Dominguez. The post Top 14 Preview: Round 4 appeared first on Planetrugby.com.

Wakley asks players to grab their chance in Vichy

Having the pick of the crop coming through the UK School Games unscathed last week in Loughborough, Wales Women’s 7s coach Nick Wakley is optimistic his young side can cause a few surprises in this weekend’s Rugby Europe U18s Championship in Vichy, France.