France lock Paul Willemse has been ruled out of the World Cup due to injury.
Bernard le Roux and Paul Willemse have been included in a 37-man France squad that will begin preparations for this year’s World Cup.
Former France hooker Dimitri Szarzewski has announced his retirement from all rugby due to the effects of an accumulation of injuries.
Fiji beat France 21-7 in the Hong Kong Sevens Cup final to win the title for a record fifth successive time. DYLAN JACK reports.
Fiji will meet France in the Hong Kong Sevens final after claiming a thrilling 28-19 victory over the USA on Sunday.
FFR president Bernard Laporte has included Warren Gatland and John Mitchell on the France coach shortlist.
Highlights of France’s 25-14 win against Italy in Rome.
Damian Penaud scored a crucial try to allow France to claim a 25-14 win over Italy in Rome on Saturday. DYLAN JACK reports.
Flanker Jake Polledri will start in one of five changes to the Italy lineup that will face France in Rome on Saturday.
Paul Willemse has returned to the France starting lineup in one of six changes for Saturday’s match against Italy in Rome.