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France Captain Guilhem Guirado Toulon Departure Confirmed

Guilhem Guirado Montpellier Toulon France

France captain Guilhem Guirado will be moving to Montpellier at the end of the season, the Top 14 club announced on Thursday. “It was a very important decision which needed a lot of thought. Now it is official I am very happy to be joining Montpellier,” Guirado told the club website. Guirado’s current side Toulon said last month that the …

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France Captain Guilhem Guirado Will Leave Toulon Next Season

Guilhem Guirado

Top 14 outfit Toulon will be parting ways with France captain Guilhem Guirado at the end of the season, the club’s president Mourad Boudjellal said on Friday. While Stade Français have been chasing the 32-year-old hooker it appears his next stop may be Top 14 rivals Montpellier. Boudjellal said Guirado “needs a change of scenery and wanted to get closer …

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Nominations Announced For Six Nations Player Of The Tournament

Six Nations NatWest 6 Nations Championship Round 5, Twickenham, London, England 17/3/2018 England vs Ireland Ireland's Jacob Stockdale celebrates scoring their third try Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Dan Sheridan

The nominations for Six Nations Player of the Tournament have been announced, and there are four Irish in the mix… Not even the most optimistic of Ireland fan could have predicted just how this season would pan out so far. Joe Schmidt’s side beat every team in their path, completing a November clean sweep before picking up the Grand Slam …

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Jacques Brunel Rings The Changes For France After Axeing Stars

New Zealand All Blacks Rugby Northern Tour 2017 Stade de France Paris 11/11/2017 France vs New Zealand France’s Mathieu Bastareaud Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Billy Stickland

France take on Italy on Friday night in the Six Nations in Marseille, as Le Bleus chase their first win in this season’s tournament. Jacques Brunel has endured a tumultuous start to his reign. After an agonising loss to Ireland in the opening round, they fell to Scotland by six points in Murrayfield. However, it was the aftermath of their …

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Vern Cotter Unveils Scottish Team To Face France In Paris

Scotland v Ireland - RBS Six Nations

Following on from their dramatic opening day win over Ireland, Scotland will be looking to claim their first win in Paris since 1999 and underline their position as Championship contenders. However, in order to do so Vern Cotter’s side will have to beat a French team that will have taken an awful lot of confidence from their defeat in Twickenham last …

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Six Nations: Team Of The Weekend

Lions Scotland v Ireland - RBS Six Nations

Anyone who thought that Ireland and England were simply counting down to a final day showdown in Dublin were shocked in Dublin this weekend. Scotland produced some brilliant running rugby to beat Ireland in Murrayfield, opening up an Irish defence that looked flat-footed in the face of the agile Stuart Hogg and the skilful Huw Jones. Although Ireland’s power game …

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France Select Attacking Side To Take On England In Twickenham

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 25: Guilhem Guirado, Captain of France (L) and Guy Noves, Head Coach of France (R) pose with The Six Nations Trophy during the 2017 RBS Six Nations launch at The Hurlingham Club on January 25, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Gy Noves is banking on flair overcoming England’s power in Twickenham, after selecting a side filled with attacking intent for Le Crunch. In what is seen as a surprise move, Baptiste Serin has been selected at scrum-half ahead of Maxime Machenaud, and will join the in-form Clermont fly-half, Camille Lopez in the half-backs. With Wesley Fofana ruled out with injury, Gaël Fickou partners Rémi …

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Toulon’s Best XV Of The Mourad Boudjellal Era

Toulon v Saracens - Heineken Cup Final

When it comes to paying outlandish salaries to southern hemisphere stars whose careers are coming toward a close, nobody does it with as much gusto than Toulon. Take Ma’a Nonu for example, a player who dominated in midfield for the All Blacks, but didn’t reach those heights consistently while playing with either the Hurricanes, Blues or Highlanders. This though didn’t put …

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Which Team Will Finally Bring The All Blacks’ Incredible Winning Run To An End?

CHRISTCHURCH, NEW ZEALAND - SEPTEMBER 17: Kieran Read and Israel Dagg of New Zealand perform the haka with the team prior to the Rugby Championship match between the New Zealand All Blacks and the South Africa Springboks at AMI Stadium on September 17, 2016 in Christchurch, New Zealand. (Photo by Anthony Au-Yeung/Getty Images)

New Zealand’s 41-13 thrashing of South Africa effectively handed them their fourth Rugby Championship in five years and extended their superb unbeaten record to an incredible fourteen games. The win in Christchurch means Steve Hansen’s men are only two games away from equalling South Africa’s 17-match unbeaten streak, the world record for the most unbeaten games in a row by …

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Guy Noves Unveils 30-Man Elite France Squad Ahead Of New Season

Wales v France - RBS Six Nations

In the aftermath of their embarrassing World Cup exit at the hands of New Zealand, the French Rugby Federation demanded that a 30 man elite squad be nominated at the beginning of each season, so as to protect those players from injury and exhaustion. Those included in the elite squad become available to Guy Noves 15 days before the beginning …

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Short List For European Player Of The Year Announced

Saracens v Leicester Tigers - Aviva Premiership

European rugby chiefs have unveiled the short list for the player of the year award. With the season coming to a close, organisers of the European Rugby Champions and Challenge Cups, European Professional Club Rugby, have unveiled the nominees for the player of the year award. Like many of these prizes, the player of the year award is voted for …

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