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Breaking: France Have Officially Parted Ways With Guy Noves

The writing has been on the wall for some time.  Since France suffered a winless November series where they failed to record victories over the All Blacks, South Africa and Japan, Guy Noves’ position as the head coach of the French national team looked to be untenable. It was one of those moments where a big decision had to be …

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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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Paddy Butler Tells Us How France Have Evolved Their Game Under Guy Noves And Who Ireland Need To Target This Weekend

France v Scotland - RBS Six Nations

Despite playing two games so far in the Six Nations Championship, France remain somewhat of an unknown quantity. Although they suffered defeat in Twickenham on the opening weekend of the tournament, Guy Noves and his players will have taken a great deal of confidence from their performance against England. Nevertheless, while the French players celebrated their win over Scotland, the adventure …

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Guy Noves Has Selected A France Team Fit For One Clear Purpose

France, fresh off the back of dashing Scotland’s slim Grand Slam hopes, travel to the Aviva on Saturday to take on Ireland in the late kick-off. Ireland meanwhile, routed Italy last time out, running in nine tries in the Stadio Olimpico. Joe Schmidt is set to name his XV for the clash later day with Jonothan Sexton expected to make …

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France Name Squad Of 24 For Crucial Ireland Game

PARIS, FRANCE - FEBRUARY 12: Guy Noves, the France head coach looks on during the RBS Six Nations match between France and Scotland at Stade de France on February 12, 2017 in Paris, France. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Guy Noves has named his initial France squad of 24 players to play against Ireland in a week and a half. The French team left it late against Scotland to confirm their win, so it would be no surprise to anyone if the experienced coach decided to chop and change some of his starting line-up. Guy Noves has brought back …

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Twitter To Live Stream Six Nations Matches In France

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 04: Rabah Slimani (2nd R) of France celebrates scoring France's first try with his team mates during the RBS Six Nations match between England and France at Twickenham Stadium on February 4, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Twitter has announced plans to stream matches from the Six Nations in France. The social media giant will stream matches involving Guy Noves’ side over the course of the tournament, highlighting further their interest in expanding into live sports coverage, following their coverage of American sports such as the NFL and NBA. Twitter has partnered with television company France Télévisions …

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Guy Noves Names French Team To Face Scotland

France v England - RBS Six Nations

After impressing in defeat in Twickenham last weekend, Guy Noves has made one change to the French team for their second round Six Nations clash against Scotland. In what could be seen as a like for like replacement, Noves has dropped Damien Chouly to the bench and opted to start Loann Goujon in the number six jersey instead. Both players are …

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Opinion: Why Eddie Jones’ England Can’t Stop Making Sense

Although England coach Eddie Jones sprung a couple of surprises in his selection for the game against France in the opening weekend of this year’s Six Nations, his selections almost always seem to work and ultimately, this team is the perfect fit to face the French today. Jones’ consistency in his team picks mean the men in white now have …

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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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Six Questions Ahead Of The 2017 Six Nations

Port Elizabeth , South Africa - 23 June 2016; Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt during the team announcement press conference at the Boardwalk Hotel, Port Elizabeth, South Africa. (Photo By Brendan Moran/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

With the 2017 Six Nations set to kick off on the 4th of February, we take a look at some of the major talking points surrounding the teams taking part in this year’s tournament. Do Ireland deserve the ‘favourites’ tag? After beating New Zealand for the first time in their history, Irish rugby has sought to maintain the feel-good factor …

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Robbie Henshaw Dazzles While Antoine Dupont Makes French Selectors Take Notice

Leinster were the first team to wrap up qualification for the knockout stages of the Champions Cup when they obliterated Montpellier 57-3 at the RDS last Friday. The three-time European champions demolished Jake White’s side to secure qualification, and assert themselves as a genuine contender in the process, but against a Castres side with nothing to play for, the Irish …

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France And Scotland Unveil Exciting Six Nations Squads

Scotland v France - RBS Six Nations

Vern Cotter has arguably named the strongest Scottish squad this decade ahead of the 2017 Six Nations. As expected, the Glasgow Warriors dominate Cotter’s selection, having had 16 players selected in the kiwi’s 37 man squad. Indeed, it is in midfield where Scotland are particularly strong, where Huw Jones is putting serious pressure on the likes of Mark Bennett, Alex Dunbar and Duncan Taylor following his …

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Laporte To Cull Foreign Internationals In French Rugby, Will The Rest Of International Rugby Follow?

‘If you want something done, do it yourself’ is the age old adage and the attitude that has largely been adopted by new Fédération Française de Rugby President Bernard Laporte. The former Toulon Director of Rugby was elected as the FFR’s latest president after taking over from Pierre Camou earlier this month. One of Laporte’s main promises in his run for presidency …

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France’s Summer Tour Details Announced

PARIS, FRANCE - NOVEMBER 26: Wesley Fofana of France collects the ball during the international rugby match between France and New Zealand at Stade de France on November 26, 2016 in Paris, France. (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images)

The eyes of world rugby will, with good reason, be very much fixed on New Zealand this summer. The Lions tour the Land of the Long White Cloud in June and July next year, and the tests will likely be the sport’s pinnacle in 2017. However, it will not be the only party in rugby-town come June 2017, as highlighted …

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Report: Guy Noves’ Reign As France Head Coach Could Be Over

PARIS, FRANCE - FEBRUARY 06: Guy Noves, Head Coach of France looks on during the RBS Six Nations match between France and Italy at Stade de France on February 6, 2016 in Paris, France. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Guy Noves could be set to step down as head coach of the France national team. Following a disappointing yet somewhat promising November series for France rugby, there could be a change in the coaching ticket. Today, Midi Olympique are reporting that head coach Guy Noves could step down ahead of the Six Nations due to a potential difference with …

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