Toulon captain Mathieu Bastareaud has apologised for the act of foul play that saw him red-carded against Castres.
France captain Mathieu Bastareaud has been left out of the match 23 for the third Test against the All Blacks in Dunedin on Saturday.
France have made five changes to their starting XV for Friday night’s match against Italy in Marseille. Anthony Belleau, Alexandre Lapandry, Arthur Iturria, Felix Lambey, Jonathan Danty, Louis Picamoles, Remi Lamerat and Teddy Thomas were all not considered for selection after breaking a team curfew following France’s defeat to Scotland at Murrayfield. Mathieu Bastareaud returns from his ban for a homophobic… Read more →