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Wales head to France in positive mood

With just a week to go before Wales kick off their Rugby Women’s World Cup campaign against hosts France in Paris, head coach Rhys Edwards and flanker Sioned Harries are looking ahead to the tournament with optimism.

Tour de France

Tough day for Golden Bay boy, Jack Bauer. In a two man breakaway for virtually the whole day he was about 20 yards away from grabbing the stage win when the sprinters ran him down. With 200 metres to go (maybe even 100 metres) it looked like the breakaway was going to hold on and win

France reveal their World Cup challengers

There are no surprises in the list, which has been narrowed down from some 32 players who have attended training camps in recent weeks – perhaps the only name from the trialists whose absence is notable would be centre Lucielle Godiveau, who just misses the cut, probably just losing out to Shannon Izar. The squad is essentially that which won the Grand Slam, but boosted with the inclusion of several of the French sevens team who recently finished runners-up in the European Championship.Read more about France reveal their World Cup challengers

Preview: Wallabies v France 3rd Test

After a scratchy win in Melbourne against the real France test side the Wallabies will want to whitewash them 3-0 and get seven wins in a row before the scary part of the test season starts against the All Blacks and Springboks. The teams Australia has chosen a giant pack that will weigh-in at about [&hellip The post Preview: Wallabies v France 3rd Test appeared first on Green and Gold Rugby.

Stats from Australia V. France 2nd Test

We have a look at what the stats say after the Wallabies 2nd test against France on the weekend. Hot on Attack Israel Folau was hot on attack once again for the Wallabies, topping the stats two weeks in a row.  Kurtley Beale was also impressive, making his way into the top five from the [&hellip The post Stats from Australia V.

Australia v. France 2nd test: the struggle for points

A chilly, dry evening awaited the Wallabies and France at the Etihad Saturday night, for the second of a three test series between the two nations. What unfolded was not the same free-flowing rugby seen in Brisbane last week and as a result, the score resembled one more likely to be seen at the current FIFA [&hellip The post Australia v. France 2nd test: the struggle for points appeared first on Green and Gold Rugby.

Preview: Wallabies v. France 2nd test

Australia had a convincing win over a mélange of a France team last Saturday but the second encounter in Melbourne be a sterner test. Last week France coach Philippe Saint-André rested players who played in the Top 14 final, but for a couple of reserve backs.

France: Philippe Saint-Andre under pressure

France coach Philippe Saint-Andre needs a good performance from his side in Melbourne on Saturday following their first-Test hammering by AustraliaHead scratcher: Philippe Saint-Andre saw his side lose 50-23 to Australia on SaturdayFrance coach Philippe Saint-Andre needs a good performance from his side in Melbourne on Saturday following their first-Test hammering by Australia