Coverage of the Six Nations clash between Ireland and France.
Next Game: Italy vs. France - Saturday, March 11 at 1.30pm in Six Nations
Johnny Sexton returns for Ireland against FranceJohnny Sexton returns to the Ireland starting lineup after a calf injury in one of three changes to the side ahead of Saturday's Six Nations clash with France.
Feb 23, 14:16
Ireland trio expected to be fit for France clashIreland trio Johnny Sexton, Rob Kearney and Conor Murray are all set to return to full training this week ahead of Saturday's Six Nations clash with France.
Feb 20, 15:41
George Kruis a doubt for England Six Nations openerEngland lock George Kruis is expected to miss his side's Six Nations opener against France at Twickenham having sustained knee ligament damage.
Feb 1, 20:38
Anthony Watson ruled out of Six Nations openerEngland winger Anthony Watson will miss his side's opening two Six Nations fixtures having been ruled out for three to four weeks with a hamstring injury.
Jan 29, 20:33
Anthony Watson struck down by hamstring injuryAnthony Watson is to undergo a scan on a hamstring injury picked up during England's training preparations, which is likely to rule him out of the meeting with France.
Jan 27, 20:20
Six Nations start date 'to remain unchanged in calendar shake-up'A report claims that a major shake-up of the current rugby calendar is close to being made, but the Six Nations will retain its traditional slot early in the year.
Sep 13, 22:59
Result: France thrash Argentina to gain series revenge in TucumanArgentina slip to a 27-0 defeat to France on home soil as their hopes of a series win fade away.
Jun 25, 20:57
Former France international Clement Poitrenaud announces retirementFormer France international Clement Poitrenaud announces his retirement from rugby after Toulouse decided not to offer him a new contract.
May 4, 16:20
Result: England beat France to secure Grand SlamSix Nations winners England complete their first Grand Slam since 2003 after beating France 25-21 in Paris on Saturday night.
Mar 19, 22:02
Result: Wales beat France to boost title hopesWales advance to the top of the Six Nations table courtesy of a 19-10 win over France at the Principality Stadium on Friday night.
Feb 26, 22:18
Warren Gatland eyes fifth straight Six Nations win over FranceWales head coach Warren Gatland sets his sights on picking up a fifth straight Six Nations win over France to climb to the top of the table.
Feb 23, 14:51
Guilhem Guirado named new France captainNew France head coach Guy Noves names Toulon hooker Guilhem Guirado as his captain following the retirement of Thierry Dusautoir.
Jan 4, 22:16
France captain Thierry Dusautoir retires from international rugbyFrance captain Thierry Dusautoir confirms that he has retired from international rugby following a nine-year career for Les Bleus.
Dec 4, 22:40
France coach Guy Noves: 'I want spectacular rugby'New France coach Guy Noves wants to implement Argentina's style of play to try to bring "spectacular" rugby back to the country.
Nov 7, 14:09
Steve Hansen slams lack of unity in French rugby structureSteve Hansen claims that the number of foreign players in the French Top 14 competition has contributed to their performance at the Rugby World Cup
Oct 18, 20:15
France record points scorer Frederic Michalak retires from international rugbyFrance's record points scorer Frederic Michalak retires from international rugby following his side's 62-13 World Cup quarter-final defeat against New Zealand.
Oct 18, 14:06
Philippe Saint-Andre congratulates "outstanding" New ZealandPhilippe Saint-Andre admits that France made life "really hard" for themselves when allowing New Zealand to cross over at will in their quarter-final affair.
Oct 18, 01:10
South Africa head coach Heyneke Meyer hails "tactical genius" Fourie Du PreezSouth Africa head coach Heyneke Meyer hails Fourie du Preez as a "tactical genius" after he scored the winning try in South Africa's quarter-final defeat of Wales.
Oct 17, 22:20
Result: Nine-try New Zealand take France apart in one-sided quarter-finalNew Zealand produced one of the great all-time Rugby World Cup performances to run in nine tries against a hapless France at the Millennium Stadium.
Oct 17, 21:46
Half-Time Report: New Zealand sitting comfortably against France at the breakNew Zealand cross over four times in the opening 40 minutes to take a convincing 29-13 lead into half time against France in their quarter-final tie.
Oct 17, 20:46