Team tinkering keeps France on their toes

2015-09-30 19:27

Scott Spedding believes his French team-mates are enjoying the competition for places during the Rugby World Cup

Saint-Andre glad to avoid South Africa fate

2015-09-20 10:10

France coach Philippe Saint-Andre believes fans should be happy with France's victory over Italy and that they avoided a shock defeat like South Africa had.

France make 12 changes for England

2015-08-20 12:39

France coach Philippe Saint-Andre has made 12 changes to his team for the RWC warm-up match against England in Paris.

France advertise for new coach

2015-04-10 17:55

The French Rugby Federation has launched the application process to find a successor to incumbent coach Philippe Saint-Andre.

France ring the changes

2015-03-12 13:00

France have made wholesale changes for their Six Nations match against Italy following their disappointing defeat to Wales.

Saint-Andre remains upbeat

2015-02-08 14:00

France began their Six Nations campaign in stuttering fashion, labouring to beat Scotland at Stade de France.

France coach keeps faith in team

2014-11-13 11:08

France boss Philippe Saint-Andre kept faith in the team who beat Fiji when he named his starting line-up for the clash against Australia.

Saint-Andre on thin ice

2014-06-22 18:37

France coach Philippe Saint-Andre is running out of time to address his side's shortcomings ahead of next year's World Cup.

France ring the changes

2014-06-11 12:37

French coach Philippe Saint-Andre announced 10 changes to try to save the series against Australia after a hammering in the first Test.

Saint-Andre to take the blame

2014-03-13 17:49

Coach Philippe Saint-Andre has volunteered to be the scapegoat for France's much criticized performances.


Saint-Andre takes after Sir Alex

2015-09-24 16:22

French coach Philippe Saint-Andre on Thursday told of his hairdryer moment during his side's clash against Romania.

Final a minimum for France - Saint-Andre

2015-09-15 14:31

France's Rugby World Cup will be considered a success only if they reach the final, coach Philippe Saint-Andre has said.

France to name Saint-Andre's successor

2015-05-06 20:40

A shortlist of eight has been drawn up to replace Philippe Saint-Andre as France coach.

Saint-Andre hints France exit

2015-03-16 19:11

Philippe Saint-Andre gave an indication that France's game against England would be his last match in charge of a Six Nations game.

Coach denies doping culture

2015-02-25 17:43

Philippe Saint-Andre has denied accusations in a new book that France were huge consumers of amphetamines during the 1980's.

France ready to take on world

2014-11-16 15:49

Philippe Saint-Andre insists France are ready to take on and beat the best in the world following their victory over Australia.

Proud Kockott fits French bill

2014-10-02 14:09

France coach Philippe Saint-Andre has laughed off the idea that SA-born Rory Kockott would fail to fit into the French fold.

France make two changes

2014-06-18 08:40

France coach Philippe Saint-Andre has made two changes to his starting lineup for the third and final Test against Australia.

France without Dusautoir

2014-06-04 13:30

France unveiled a surprise lineup for the first Test against Australia with captain Thierry Dusautoir given more time to recover.

France bring back Fickou

2014-03-13 12:52

French coach Philippe Saint-Andre has called back teenager Gael Fickou for the last chance Six Nations clash with Ireland.

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