Stade Francais to strike over Racing merger

2017-03-14 22:31

Stade Francais players have voted in favour of unlimited strike action in protest at a planned merger with bitter Paris rivals Racing 92.

France's Pape loses appeal

2015-03-03 20:00

France lock Pascal Pape has lost his appeal against a 10-week ban he received after kneeing Ireland's Jamie Heaslip.

Pape hit with 10-week ban

2015-02-19 20:04

Pascal Pape has been banned for 10 weeks for kneeing Ireland's Jamie Heaslip in the back during their Six Nations clash in Dublin.

France can beat the 'best'

2014-03-14 14:56

France can round off the Six Nations with a win over 'the best team' in the tournament, Ireland, said captain Pascal Pape.

Pape in doubt for Italy match

2014-02-05 21:10

France captain Pascal Pape is in doubt for their second Six Nations match against Italy after he had to left training early.

Pape wary of foreign legion

2014-01-22 16:19

France captain Pascal Pape has hit out at Top 14 clubs' high-profile foreign signings, saying they were damaging the national side.

Pape to miss rest of Six Nations

2013-02-28 16:28

Lock forward Pascal Pape will miss the rest of France's Six Nations campaign to fully recover from a back injury.

France pick Pape as skipper

2013-01-11 12:50

Lock Pascal Pape is to stay as captain of France for the Six Nations tournament, coach Philippe Saint-Andre has announced.

French players in scuffle

2011-10-25 07:50

Five members of the France rugby team were involved in a minor scuffle with photographers outside an Auckland restaurant.


Pape extends Stade contract

2016-02-10 19:11

Former France captain Pascal Pape will see out the rest of his career at Stade Francais after a contract extension.

Pape appeals 10-week ban

2015-02-27 20:41

France lock Pascal Pape has appealed the 10-week ban he received after kneeing Ireland's Jamie Heaslip.

Pape cited for Heaslip challenge

2015-02-16 14:43

France second row Pascal Pape has been cited after appearing to knee Ireland's Jamie Heaslip at the weekend.

Pape wary of Italy challenge

2014-02-08 17:06

France captain Pascal Pape has warned that victory should not be taken for granted agaisnt Italy in their Six Nations match.

France aiming to improve

2014-02-02 16:31

France are smiling after their victory over England, but admit they still have work to do to put their horror 2013 behind them.

Boks predict rough scrum battle

2013-11-22 12:30

Springboks forwards coach Pieter de Villiers has predicted a "rough" scrum battle with France in their Test in Paris.

Pape doubtful for Wales game

2013-02-04 11:18

France captain Pascal Pape could miss next weekend's Six Nations match against holders Wales after picking up a back injury.

Pape to stay as French captain

2013-01-10 15:15

Lock Pascal Pape will stay as captain of France for the Six Nations tournament despite the return to the squad of Thierry Dusautoir.

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