Bastareaud returns as France pick rookie halfbacks

2017-11-09 17:50

Mathieu Bastareaud returned to the starting XV after a two year absence as France picked four uncapped players to face New Zealand.

France's Bastareaud recalled for Bok Test

2017-10-25 16:31

Toulon centre Mathieu Bastareaud was recalled to the France squad for the autumn internationals, starting with the clash against New Zealand.

France call in Chiocci, Bastareaud

2017-01-23 17:02

France have been forced to make further changes to their squad after prop Eddy Ben Arous and centre Henry Chavancy were both ruled out.

Toulon clinch five-year Bastareaud deal

2015-12-03 17:52

French international centre Mathieu Bastareaud has extended his club contract with Top 14 giants Toulon.

Bastareaud fears dinosaur-style disappearance

2015-08-05 18:01

Mathieu Bastareaud admitted he fears for his France future ahead of the Rugby World Cup, which begins in England next month.

Toulon advance to Euro semis

2015-04-05 18:43

Defending champions Toulon have advanced to the semi-finals of the European Champions Cup after beating Wasps.

Bastareaud: I messed up

2013-06-05 11:30

French centre Mathieu Bastareaud is back in New Zealand, hoping to put memories of his disastrous last visit behind him.

Bastareaud makes French cut

2013-01-28 21:48

Centre Mathieu Bastareaud, recalled after a near three-year absence, made the cut for France's Six Nations opener in Rome.


Bastareaud excited to be back in the French fold

2017-11-06 18:26

Explosive Toulon centre Mathieu Bastareaud is excited to be back in the French fold after a two-year absence from international rugby.

Bastareaud out of Ireland clash

2017-02-21 06:34

Barrelling centre Mathieu Bastareaud is out of the Six Nations clash away to Ireland due to a head injury, France has said.

Toulouse too tough for Toulon

2016-04-30 17:21

Toulouse boosted their hopes of making the French Top-14 playoffs with a battling 12-10 win at struggling Toulon on Saturday.

Bastareaud battles his demons

2015-10-08 08:00

If Mathieu Bastareaud lifts the RWC trophy on October 31 it will complete one of the the most extraordinary tales of redemption and courage in sport.

Toulon turn sights on Top 14 defence

2015-05-08 12:13

League leaders Toulon turn their attention back to Top 14 action this weekend, against an under-strength Castres battling for survival.

Bastareaud: I'm a zombie

2014-12-29 08:13

France international centre Mathieu Bastareaud broke down in tears and said he has had enough of his poor form.

Bastareaud back for France

2013-02-07 12:08

Centre Mathieu Bastareaud will start a Test for France for the first time in almost three years against Wales in Paris.

France recall Bastareaud

2013-01-11 21:20

Mathieu Bastareaud's chequered career has taken a new turn with his recall to the France squad for the Six Nations.

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