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Saint-Andre: New-look France will take shape

October 19, 2014, 6:39 pm sourced from feedproxy.google.com

Philippe Saint-Andre is hoping fresh faces will inject something new into his France squad as preparations for next year's World Cup begin to take shape. » read full article

Saint-Andre sympathetic over Trinh-Duc setback

October 13, 2014, 6:40 pm sourced from feedproxy.google.com

Francois Trinh-Duc will miss France's autumn internationals and could face a race to be fit for the 2015 RBS 6 Nations after suffering a broken leg on Saturday. » read full article

Machenaud determined to regain France spot

October 8, 2014, 6:39 pm sourced from feedproxy.google.com

France scrum-half Maxime Machenaud has vowed to fight his way back into the squad for the autumn internationals next month, despite being overlooked for the initial 30-man training camp. » read full article

Dusautoir: All to play for at France training camp

October 1, 2014, 6:09 pm sourced from feedproxy.google.com

Thierry Dusautoir has warned his France teammates that nobody is certain of their Test spot this autumn after Le Bleus convened for their training camp. » read full article

Saint-Andre eager to concentrate on basics

September 22, 2014, 5:39 pm sourced from feedproxy.google.com

France coach Philippe Saint-Andre insists it is time for his side to get back to basics as they target a return to the World Cup final next year. » read full article

France coach Saint-Andre calls for fighters

September 12, 2014, 5:09 pm sourced from feedproxy.google.com

France coach Philippe Saint-Andre has called for fighters as he puts plans in place to replicate - and better - their 2011 World Cup final appearance next year. » read full article

France prop Mas refreshed after break and eyeing World Cup

August 27, 2014, 6:10 pm sourced from feedproxy.google.com

Nicolas Mas insists he has come out the other side of a difficult tour to Australia and is adamant rest will be key to ensuring he reaches the World Cup at his peak. » read full article

Lancaster happy as World Cup team bases announced

August 26, 2014, 6:08 pm sourced from feedproxy.google.com

England head coach Stuart Lancaster has given Pennyhill Park a ringing endorsement after it was confirmed as the team's main training base for the 2015 World Cup. » read full article

Szarzewski raring to go after injury

August 22, 2014, 2:40 pm sourced from feedproxy.google.com

France hooker Dimitri Szarzewski is champing at the bit to get back on a rugby field as he enters the final stages of recovery from an ankle injury. » read full article

Decades Past: France in the 1980s

August 20, 2014, 9:10 pm sourced from feedproxy.google.com

French rugby in the 1980s was littered with Philippe Sella scores and the winger unsurprisingly features on our list of the decade's best. » read full article

Samoan-born Tulou targets France call-up

August 9, 2014, 10:39 pm sourced from feedproxy.google.com

France could see their back row options boosted ahead of next year's RBS 6 Nations after Alex Tulou threw his hat into the ring for Les Bleus. » read full article

Mermoz has eyes on stellar season

July 25, 2014, 6:11 pm sourced from feedproxy.google.com

France centre Maxime Mermoz is determined to nail down the No12 shirt at Toulon this season to help boost his international credentials. » read full article

Winger Fall targets France return

July 13, 2014, 5:40 pm sourced from feedproxy.google.com

Wing Benjamin Fall hopes the opportunity to rebuild his career with new club Montpellier can force him into contention for a place in France's World Cup squad next year. » read full article

Barcella - Move to Toulon marks end of an era

July 4, 2014, 3:09 pm sourced from feedproxy.google.com

France prop Fabien Barcella admits it is the end of an era after he moved to European champions Toulon from relegated Biarritz. » read full article

Saint-Andre: France can still be World Cup contenders

June 27, 2014, 3:38 pm sourced from feedproxy.google.com

France head coach Philippe Saint-Andre insists France can still be contenders at the 2015 Rugby World Cup despite their poor results in recent months. » read full article

Saint-Andre: France will be "completely different" in November

June 21, 2014, 3:10 pm sourced from feedproxy.google.com

Philippe Saint-Andre vowed that Australia will come up against a completely different French side when they meet again in November after the Wallabies wrapped up the summer series 3-0 in Sydney. » read full article

Saint-Andre satisfied with fair fight in Melbourne

June 15, 2014, 2:10 pm sourced from feedproxy.google.com

France may not have troubled the scorers in Melbourne on Saturday but head coach Philippe Saint-Andre was satisfied with an improved display from the previous weekend. » read full article

Michalak: France made it too easy for Australia

June 8, 2014, 11:39 am sourced from feedproxy.google.com

France fly-half Frederick Michalak admits his side made it too easy for Australia in their 50-23 first Test defeat in Brisbane on Saturday. » read full article

Mach returns for France's summer tour

May 24, 2014, 8:10 am sourced from feedproxy.google.com

He may have endured a difficult RBS 6 Nations campaign but Castres hooker Brice Mach has done enough to earn a call-up to the France squad for their summer tour to Australia. » read full article

France door not closed for Trinh-Duc

May 14, 2014, 2:41 pm sourced from feedproxy.google.com

France head coach Philippe Saint-Andre insists the door is not closed on Francois Trinh-Duc, despite leaving out the in-form fly-half from his squad to tour Australia this summer. » read full article

Saint-Andre: France have to win in Australia

May 7, 2014, 6:10 pm sourced from feedproxy.google.com

France coach Philippe Saint-Andre insists he cannot underline the importance of Les Bleus' tour to Australia this summer enough having finished fourth in this year's RBS 6 Nations. » read full article

Chabal announces his retirement

May 6, 2014, 6:12 pm sourced from feedproxy.google.com

This weekend will mark former France international Sebastian Chabal's final professional performance and the 36-year-old is delighted to be bowing out on a high. » read full article

Saint-André bolsters backroom staff with Teulet appointment

April 28, 2014, 2:10 pm sourced from feedproxy.google.com

Romain Teulet admitted he was surprised when Philippe Saint-Andr asked him to join his backroom staff as France's specialist kicking coach. » read full article

Szarzewski set to sit out France's summer tour

April 25, 2014, 11:51 am sourced from feedproxy.google.com

France will not be able to call on the services of Dimitri Szarzewski for their summer tour to Australia after the hooker had an operation on his ankle. » read full article

Kayser desperate to end the long wait

April 25, 2014, 11:51 am sourced from feedproxy.google.com

Benjamin Kayser may have missed out on an RBS 6 Nations title with France this year but the hooker is desperate to finish his season with some silverware. » read full article

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