Mathieu Bastareaud left out of France World Cup warm-up squadThe powerful centre has been omitted alongside the likes of Morgan Parra and Teddy Thomas.
Jun 18, 13:47
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
Mathieu Bastareaud drops to France bench for New Zealand quarter-finalCentre Mathieu Bastareaud drops to the bench in one of three France changes made by Philippe Saint-Andre for the Rugby World Cup quarter-final against New Zealand.
Oct 15, 11:43
Result: Ireland beat France to top Pool DIreland finish top in Pool D after beating France 24-9 at the Millennium Stadium at the Rugby World Cup.
Oct 11, 18:38
Result: France pick up bonus point with five tries securing victory against RomaniaFrance beat Romania 38-11 in their second Group D Rugby World Cup after tries from Sofiane Guitoune, Yannick Nyanga, Wesley Fofana and Gael Fickou.
Sep 23, 21:58
Result: Anthony Watson brace leads England to victory over FranceAnthony Watson scores two tries to help England earn a 19-14 win over France at Twickenham.
Aug 15, 21:53
Result: Toulon beat Clermont Auvergne to win their third European title in a rowToulon defeat Clermont Auvergne 24-18 to clinch their third European crown.
May 2, 18:57
France make eight changes for Six Nations clash against ItalyFrance head coach Philippe Saint-Andre makes eight changes for Sunday's Six Nations match against Italy.
Mar 12, 11:30
France scrum-half Morgan Parra to miss rest of Six Nations with knee injuryFrance scrum-half Morgan Parra is sidelined for around 10 weeks with a serious knee injury.
Mar 2, 18:52
Result: Dan Biggar try seals narrow Wales win in FranceWales keep their Six Nations hopes alive with a 20-13 win over France in Paris.
Feb 28, 18:40
Preview: France vs. WalesSports Mole previews this weekend's Six Nations match between France and Wales at the Stade de France.
Feb 27, 08:35
Team News: France drop Mathieu Bastareaud to bench for Six Nations clash against WalesMathieu Bastareaud drops to the bench for France's Six Nations clash against Wales and is one of five changes to the team.
Feb 25, 12:13
France head coach Philippe Saint-Andre hints at Morgan Parra start against WalesScrum-half Morgan Parra could be recalled to the France team for Saturday's game with Wales.
Feb 23, 03:55
Result: Australia ease to win over FranceAustralia earn a comfortable 50-23 win over France in Brisbane to take a 1-0 lead in the three-Test series between the teams.
Jun 7, 12:53
Result: Clermont Auvergne knock Leicester Tigers out of Heineken CupClermon Auvergne progress to the semi-finals of the Heineken Cup with a 22-16 win over Leicester Tigers.
Apr 5, 17:56
Morgan Parra handed two-week suspensionScrum-half Morgan Parra will miss France's match against Scotland in the Six Nations after being handed a two-week ban.
Feb 27, 18:12
Result: New Zealand hold firm to beat FranceNew Zealand defeat France 26-19 in their Autumn International at the Stade de France.
Nov 9, 21:56
Morgan Parra out of France tourMorgan Parra is ruled out of France's tour of New Zealand with a thigh injury.
May 27, 14:32
Result: Toulon fight back to win Heineken CupToulon stage a comeback to beat Clermont Auvergne 16-15 in the Heineken Cup final in Dublin.
May 18, 18:50
Live Commentary: Heineken Cup final - Clermont Auvergne 15-16 Toulon - as it happenedLive text coverage of the Heineken Cup final between Clermont Auvergne and Toulon at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin.
May 18, 16:00
Result: Clermont Auvergne reach Heineken Cup finalClermont Auvergne hold on to beat Munster at Stade de la Mosson and book their place in the final of the Heineken Cup.
Apr 27, 18:51
Result: Stubborn France deny IrelandA Louis Picamoles's try sees France come from behind to seal a 13-13 draw with Ireland at the Aviva Stadium.
Mar 9, 18:55
Result: England keep Grand Slam hopes alive with win over FranceEngland keep their Grand Slam hopes alive with a hard-fought victory over France at Twickenham.
Feb 23, 18:45
Result: Clermont Auvergne destroy ScarletsClermont Auvergne destroy Scarlets 29-0 in the Heineken Cup.
Jan 19, 19:53
Result: Clermont Auvergne through to Heineken Cup quarter-finalsClermont Auvergne reach the Heineken Cup quarter-finals with a comfortable 46-3 victory over Exeter Chiefs in France.
Jan 12, 20:01
Result: Clermont Auvergne survive late Leinster comebackA late surge from Leinster was not enough to secure the Irish side a win over Clermont Auvergne in the Heineken Cup.
Dec 15, 17:31
Result: Clermont Auvergne edge match with LeinsterClermont Auvergne narrowly beat Leinster by three points in the Heineken Cup.
Dec 9, 16:57
Interview: ESPN's Nick Mullins previews France vs. AustraliaSports Mole talks to ESPN rugby commentator Nick Mullins, who looks ahead to this weekend's explosive Autumn International between France and Australia.
Nov 7, 17:00
Result: Exeter Chiefs thumped by Clermont AuvergneExeter Chiefs are beaten for the second consecutive time in this season's Heineken Cup as they go down 46-12 to Clermont Auvergne at Sandy Park.
Oct 20, 19:59
Result: France 22-24 EnglandEngland beat France 24-22 in a pulsating Six Nations encounter on Sunday.
Mar 11, 16:52
Result: France 17-17 IrelandFrance score 11 unanswered points in the second half to snatch a draw after an impressive first-half display from Ireland at the Stade de France.
Mar 4, 16:45
Result: Scotland 17-23 FranceFrance come from behind to secure a 23-17 victory over Scotland in the Six Nations on Sunday.
Feb 26, 16:50
Richard Cockerill praises Leicester Tigers' composureRichard Cockerill hails his side's composure after beating Clermont.
Dec 17, 18:17
Result: Leicester Tigers 23-19 Clermont AuvergneLeicester Tigers win 23-19 at Welford Road against Clermont Auvergne in the Heineken Cup.
Dec 17, 15:35
Result: Clermont 30-12 LeicesterWesley Fofana runs in two tries to help Clermont Auvergne overcome Leicester Tigers in the Heineken Cup.
Dec 11, 16:49
Rugby World Cup final previewA look ahead to the 2011 Rugby World Cup final between France and New Zealand.
Oct 21, 08:50
Morgan Parra: "It is us against the world"Morgan Parra claims it's France against the world ahead of their World Cup final match against New Zealand on Sunday.
Oct 20, 09:11
Team News: France unchanged for World Cup finalMarc Lievremont names an unchanged side to face New Zealand in the World Cup final.
Oct 19, 08:23
Marc Lievremont assesses France injuriesMarc Lievremont assesses France's injury situation ahead of the Rugby World Cup final.
Oct 17, 08:22
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