Only one word for this: Epic
EPIC. Truly epic.
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
JOE SCHMIDT wasn’t interested in talk of a ‘good defeat’ but this was surely the closest thing to it.
Mon, 13 Dec, 2010
Brian O’Driscoll has failed to make the Leinster squad for Sunday’s Heineken Cup clash with ASM Clermont Auvergne at the Stade Marcel Michelin (kick-off 3pm).
Fri, 10 Dec, 2010
LEICESTER tight-head prop Dan Cole has admitted the prospect of anchoring the England pack in a full international was not even on his radar at the start of this season.
Thu, 11 Feb, 2010
FRANCE head coach Marc Lievremont admits his team could be embarrassed by Italy on Saturday if they fail to improve on the “mediocrity” they have shown so far in the RBS 6 Nations Championship.
Thu, 19 Mar, 2009
France have made four changes in personnel to their team for Saturday’s RBS 6 Nations match against Italy in Rome.
Wed, 18 Mar, 2009
France will go with an unchanged squad for their last match in the RBS 6 Nations Championship, against Italy in Rome on Saturday.
Mon, 16 Mar, 2009
France flanker Thierry Dusautoir makes England slight favourites going into tomorrow’s RBS 6 Nations clash at Twickenham.
Sat, 14 Mar, 2009
MARTIN JOHNSON has urged England to win back the faith of the Twickenham crowd with a ferocious start and victorious finish to tomorrow’s RBS 6 Nations showdown with France.
Sat, 14 Mar, 2009
SEBASTIEN CHABAL will be under orders to smash some holes in England’s much-vaunted defence when he reverts to France’s back row for ‘Le Crunch’ at Twickenham on Sunday.
Thu, 12 Mar, 2009
Sebastien Chabal will return to France’s back row for Sunday’s RBS 6 Nations Championship match against England at Twickenham.
Wed, 11 Mar, 2009
Nicolas Mas has been ruled out of France’s RBS 6 Nations match against Wales next week because of a strained left adductor.
Tue, 17 Feb, 2009
France head coach Marc Lievremont is not ready to make any rash changes in light of his team’s disappointing start to the RBS 6 Nations Championship.
Mon, 16 Feb, 2009
France have made four changes to the team which started last weekend’s defeat against Ireland for Saturday’s RBS Six Nations match against Scotland in Paris.
Tue, 10 Feb, 2009
France head coach Marc Lievremont will go with an unchanged squad for next weekend’s RBS 6 Nations match against Scotland in Paris.
Sun, 08 Feb, 2009
France head coach Marc Lievremont has named just one recognised fly-half in his provisional 30-man squad for a three-day training camp ahead of the RBS 6 Nations Championship.
Wed, 21 Jan, 2009
Ronan O'Gara has today been named in the Munster side to play Sale Sharks in the crucial Heineken Cup match at Thomond Park on Friday evening.
Thu, 15 Jan, 2009
Sebastien Tillous-Borde and Sebastien Chabal have been drafted into France’s starting XV for Saturday’s Test against Australia in Paris.
Tue, 18 Nov, 2008
SALE SHARKS will enter a Heineken Cup cauldron today without two of their main ingredients — England World Cup stars Mathew Tait and Andrew Sheridan.
Sat, 11 Oct, 2008
FRANCE head coach Marc Lievremont maintains the second-half implosion against Ireland should not cloud the overall impression of his side’s progress during the first two rounds of the RBS 6 Nations Championship.
Mon, 11 Feb, 2008
AT long last, and after they hadput themselves in a situation where another Paris humiliation looked likely, this Irish team finally rediscovered its heart and soul at the Stade de France on Saturday.
Mon, 11 Feb, 2008
Ronan O’Gara feels Ireland have regained some credibility with their agonising 26-21 RBS 6 Nations defeat by France – but he refuses to celebrate failure.
Sun, 10 Feb, 2008
Ireland head coach Eddie O’Sullivan praised his players’ guts and determination after seeing them fall just short of a remarkable comeback win against France.
Sat, 09 Feb, 2008
Chris Paterson took his place on the bench for Scotland’s opening game of this year’s RBS 6 Nations Championship against France at Murrayfield.
Sun, 03 Feb, 2008
LIONEL FAURE admits his call-up to the France squad for the RBS 6 Nations Championship allowed him to dodge the potentially painful dilemma of switching his allegiance to England.
Sat, 02 Feb, 2008
MARC LIEVREMONT insists he has total faith in France’s new breed after opting to blood four uncapped players in his starting side for Sunday’s RBS Six Nations Championship clash with Scotland.
Thu, 31 Jan, 2008
Uncapped Francois Trinh-Duc will play at fly-half in a much-changed France side for Sunday’s RBS 6 Nations match against Scotland at Murrayfield.
Wed, 30 Jan, 2008
MARC LIEVREMONT didn’t take long to usher in a new dawn in French rugby yesterday by naming six uncapped players in a much-changed squad for the Six Nations Championship opener against Scotland.
Wed, 23 Jan, 2008
New France coach Marc Lievremont has made sweeping changes in his first squad selection ahead of the RBS 6 Nations Championship clash against Scotland at Murrayfield on February 3.
Tue, 22 Jan, 2008
Mark Cueto scored twice as Sale Sharks continued their comfortable march in the European Challenge Cup with an emphatic 53-14 victory over Petrarca.
Sat, 17 Nov, 2007