France's Brunel denies problems with new coaches ahead of World Cup

2019-07-11 16:26

Jacques Brunel has denied that new arrivals to the French coaching staff ahead of the Rugby World Cup would cause trouble among the squad.

Under-fire France to show different face against injury-hit Scotland

2019-02-22 10:34

Under-fire France might never have a better opportunity to get their Six Nations back up and running as they host Scotland.

'We're on the right track' says Brunel after latest loss

2019-02-02 20:17

The day after his team blew a 16-point lead to Wales, France coach Jacques Brunel said that he was "sure that we're on the right track".

France aim to avoid another Pumas mauling

2018-11-16 13:17

France welcome Argentina to Lille seeking to avoid an 11th defeat by the Pumas since the turn of the century.

Brunel: All Black Tests helped restore Bok confidence

2018-11-09 19:04

France coach Jacques Brunel believes the Springboks got their confidence back after impressing against the All Blacks in 2018.

Hansen dismisses French complaints over ref

2018-06-23 17:30

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has dismissed claims that his side again benefited from a refereeing error.

France coach unconvinced over crucial red card

2018-06-16 15:40

France coach Jacques Brunel was unsure over his side's red card in their 26-13 defeat to the All Blacks on Saturday.

France name weakened squad to face All Blacks

2018-05-24 10:41

Captain and hooker Guilhem Guirado has been rested for France's tour of New Zealand in June.

France bring back Trinh-Duc to face England

2018-03-08 10:41

France coach Jacques Brunel brought back experienced flyhalf Francois Trinh-Duc to his starting XV in the only change to the team facing England.


French clubs vote against foreign coach for national team

2019-04-12 18:12

French rugby clubs have opposed the idea of having a foreign coach for the national team, according to the results of a referendum released.

Willemse back in France starting XV

2019-03-14 11:12

France coach Jacques Brunel kept tinkering with his line-up, making six changes to take on Italy in his team's final Six nations match.

France refuse to ring Six Nations changes

2019-02-13 18:10

France coach Jacques Brunel has stayed loyal to the same squad of players for the Six Nations clash with Scotland despite two defeats in a row.

Fiji beat 'pathetic' France to claim historic victory

2018-11-25 06:04

Fiji humiliated France to claim an historic first victory over Les Bleus in more than 60 years less than a year before the World Cup.

Brunel: A match France 'should never have lost'

2018-11-11 15:04

France coach Jacques Brunel has admitted that he was "very annoyed" by the way his team snatched defeat from the jaws of victory against South Africa.

France, South Africa head to Paris with eyes on Japan

2018-11-09 06:58

A one-off Test is always important but when France and South Africa line up in Paris, winning will not be the only item on the agenda.

Fired-up France demand respect from All Blacks

2018-06-21 11:55

A fired-up France are demanding respect as they head into the final Test against New Zealand in Dunedin this weekend.

SA-born Le Roux starts at lock for France

2018-06-14 06:32

France coach Jacques Brunel made five changes to his starting XV for the second Test against the All Blacks in Wellington.

Close encounter predicted for Wales v France

2018-03-16 08:21

Runners-up spot is up for grabs when Wales host France in this weekend's Six Nations finale.

No France return for Thomas and punished players

2018-02-26 20:38

France coach Jacques Brunel has kept faith in his squad that earned a first win in nine matches for the Six Nations encounter with England.

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