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France Name Six Nations Squad With 19 Uncapped Players

France Six Nations Squad

France have named their Six Nations squad ahead of the 2020 edition of the tournament.  New France head coach Fabien Galthie has named a revamped 42-man squad ahead of the Six Nations which includes a rather incredible 19 uncapped players. There will also be a new skipper and that honour has fallen to Toulon back-row Charles Ollivon. The 26-year-old has …

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Watch: Toulouse Scored An Absolutely Stunning Team Try Against Toulon On Sunday

Toulouse produced a stunning try during their narrow 20-16 defeat away to Toulon on Sunday. After Toulouse lost possession near Toulon’s 10m line, Toulouse flanker Semi Kunatani offloaded the ball to centre Yann David, who popped it off to hooker David Roumieu. Roumieu then beautifully slipped it out to winger Yohann Huget on the 10m line. An excellent counter-attacker, Huget …

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Rhys Webb Offered To Top Clubs In England And France [Report]

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - JULY 08: Rhys Webb of the Lions is held back by TJ Perenara during the Test match between the New Zealand All Blacks and the British & Irish Lions at Eden Park on July 8, 2017 in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Wales and Lions scrum-half Rhys Webb is being offered to top clubs in England and France, according to reports in the French media.  The 30-cap Ospreys star’s national dual contract, which he signed in 2015, comes to an end in the summer, and there are sure to be no shortage of offers for one of Europe’s best scrum-halves. Renowned French …

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Toulon On The Verge Of Signing Facundo Isa Ahead Of 2017/18 Season [L’Equipe]

Toulon v Leinster Rugby - Heineken Cup Quarter-Final

Possessing and ageing squad and a quickly assembled coaching team, Toulon appear to be a club undergoing a transition. However, while most clubs look to establish some stability in such circumstances, Mourad Boudjellal has done the opposite. Diego Domínguez’s reign as coach only lasted a few short weeks, while Boudjellal himself flirted with the idea of selling Toulon before eventually committing to …

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5 Potential Candidates To Replace Richard Cockerill At The Leicester Tigers

Leicester Tigers v Worcester Warriors - Aviva Premiership

The pressure appears to be mounting on Richard Cockerill following the Leicester Tigers’ 38-0 drumming at the hands of Munster last weekend. Indeed, citing sources within the club, the Daily Mail even claimed that Saturday’s return fixture could very well decide the future of the Tigers’ Director of Rugby. Although Cockerill has found himself in this position before, the manner …

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After Only Three Games Toulon Have Reportedly Hired A New Coach

Toulon have moved quickly after a series of poor performances. When Mourad Boudjellal announced that Diego Domínguez would replace Bernard Laporte as Toulon coach, observers immediately questioned the appointment. Despite his international pedigree, Domínguez had little or no coaching experience but was entrusted to lead a side that was entering a transitional period. Indeed, throughout the summer, there were persistent rumours of unrest …

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International Rugby: France’s Greatest XV

In our series of statistical analyses of the best players for each major rugby nation, we now move on to France. We’ve already looked at England, New Zealand, Ireland, Wales and South Africa, but now we turn to the stereotypically mercurial talents of Les Bleus. First we begin with the ‘Winners XV’, a team made up of the French players …

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