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Four uncapped players named in France squad

January 18, 2017, 12:38 pm sourced from feedproxy.google.com

France boss Guy Noves has named four uncapped players in his 32-man squad for the 2017 RBS 6 Nations as Les Bleus look to win Rugby's Greatest Championship for the first time in seven years. » read full article

Cherouk ready for France women challenge

January 16, 2017, 2:38 pm sourced from feedproxy.google.com

New France women's coach Samuel Cherouk insists he is ready for the challenge of leading Les Bleues after taking over from Jean-Michel Gonzalez. » read full article

France finetuning ahead of RBS 6 Nations

January 11, 2017, 10:38 am sourced from feedproxy.google.com

Guy Novès has been working hard with his fitness coaches and video analysts behind the scenes as France aim to be in peak form for the opening match of the RBS 6 Nations at Twickenham. » read full article

Poirot out while Ollivon in race against time for France following injury

January 5, 2017, 5:07 pm sourced from feedproxy.google.com

Flanker Charles Ollivon faces a race against time to be fit for France's RBS 6 Nations campaign, but prop Jefferson Poirot is definitely ruled out. » read full article

Vakatawa delighted with France contract

January 1, 2017, 4:08 pm sourced from feedproxy.google.com

French winger Virimi Vakatawa has no regrets about committing to play both rugby 7s and XVs for his country ahead of the 2017 RBS 6 Nations. » read full article

France prop Jefferson Poirot closes in on injury return

December 28, 2016, 9:08 am sourced from feedproxy.google.com

France coach Guy Noves has been handed a major boost with the news that loosehead prop Jefferson Poirot is on the verge of a return from injury in time for the 2017 RBS 6 Nations. » read full article

Jedrasiak raring for return to action

December 24, 2016, 9:08 am sourced from feedproxy.google.com

France lock Paul Jedrasiak admits it's been a long wait to get back on the pitch after injury but he's itching to return for club side Clermont Auvergne. » read full article

Huget aims to hit top form for RBS 6 Nations

December 17, 2016, 2:37 pm sourced from feedproxy.google.com

France wing Yoann Huget has vowed to arrive at the RBS 6 Nations "in top form", but acknowledged he has got a lot to do to break into the starting XV. » read full article

Guy Noves: France will continue to build

December 16, 2016, 2:38 pm sourced from feedproxy.google.com

Guy Novès has reaffirmed his commitment to the French team ahead of the 2017 RBS 6 Nations after meeting with new FFR vice president Serge Simon. » read full article

Fofana: France still have much to work on in 2017

December 13, 2016, 2:37 pm sourced from feedproxy.google.com

Wesley Fofana has called for a bit more patience from the French public before the 2017 RBS 6 Nations. » read full article

Feehan: Bonus Points trial to enhance Championships

December 1, 2016, 5:37 pm sourced from feedproxy.google.com

The trial introduction of bonus points to the RBS 6 Nations, the Women's Six Nations and the Under 20s Six Nations will enhance the Championships and encourage positive rugby according to Six Nations Chief Executive Officer John Feehan. » read full article

Six Nations to Trial Bonus Points in 2017

November 30, 2016, 5:38 pm sourced from feedproxy.google.com

The Six Nations Council today announced the introduction of a bonus points system in the RBS 6 Nations, The Women's Six Nations and the Under 20s Six Nations Championships. » read full article

RBS 6 Nations: The road to 2017

November 29, 2016, 5:37 pm sourced from feedproxy.google.com

With record runs, outstanding victories and history-making success gracing the last eight months, there has been plenty to whet the appetite ahead of next year's RBS 6 Nations. » read full article

Novès optimistic ahead of Six Nations

November 27, 2016, 5:37 pm sourced from feedproxy.google.com

France are on the right path according to Guy Novès who has turned his attention to making a winning start to the RBS 6 Nations after a narrow loss to New Zealand. » read full article

Novès demands better start from France after Wallaby loss

November 20, 2016, 3:44 pm sourced from feedproxy.google.com

Guy Novès was disappointed at the first-half display from France as they slipped to a narrow loss to Australia in Paris. » read full article

O'Brien returns for Ireland on another busy autumn weekend

November 18, 2016, 3:45 pm sourced from feedproxy.google.com

Sean O'Brien returns to the starting XV for Ireland as they make just one change for their rematch with the All Blacks in Dublin this weekend. » read full article

Machenaud enjoying trust of France coaches

November 16, 2016, 3:38 pm sourced from feedproxy.google.com

Maxime Machenaud is desperate to repay the faith shown by the French coaches against Australia on Saturday. » read full article

Injuries mar big France victory

November 13, 2016, 3:07 pm sourced from feedproxy.google.com

Guy Novès took plenty of positives from France's convincing win over Samoa to open their account in November, but is dealing with a number of injuries from the game in Toulouse. » read full article

England women execute under pressure to down France

November 11, 2016, 2:37 pm sourced from feedproxy.google.com

England women's coach Simon Middleton highlighted the ruthlessness shown by his side after they edged past France 10-5 in their first match of the Autumn Internationals. » read full article

Heaslip RBS 6 Nations score nominated for Try of the Year

November 4, 2016, 4:37 pm sourced from feedproxy.google.com

Jamie Heaslip's try for Ireland against Italy in this year's RBS 6 Nations is one of three nominees for the title of World Rugby Try of the Year. » read full article

Fofana backs new France lock Iturria to impress

November 2, 2016, 7:37 am sourced from feedproxy.google.com

Wesley Fofana has backed club colleague Arthur Iturria to shine if he gets his chance with France in November after the uncapped second row was called up for a training camp with Les Bleus this week. » read full article

Novès banks on continuity

October 29, 2016, 4:38 pm sourced from feedproxy.google.com

Guy Novès insists continuity is the key for France heading into the November internationals after resisting the urge to make changes to his squad. » read full article

Guirado confident France are ready to bounce back

October 20, 2016, 3:08 pm sourced from feedproxy.google.com

France finished the 2016 RBS 6 Nations down in fifth place and skipper Guilhem Guirado insists the building blocks are now in place to ensure that disappointment is not repeated. » read full article

Trio called in for France training camp

September 26, 2016, 12:07 pm sourced from feedproxy.google.com

Guy Novès has called up a trio of players to join the French squad for a training camp this week with Marvin O'Connor, Kélian Galletier and Julien Rey all heading to Marcoussis. » read full article

Parra keeping life simple at Clermont

September 22, 2016, 11:37 pm sourced from feedproxy.google.com

France scrum-half Morgan Parra admits that he is simply focused on trying to enjoy his rugby rather than on forcing his way back into Les Bleus head coach Guy Noves' plans. » read full article

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