France is one of the top rugby playing nations in the northern hemisphere and are eager to win a first Rugby World Cup.
New France coach Philippe Saint-Andre has kept faith with 22 members of the squad that reached the World Cup Final in naming a 30-strong squad to prepare for the Six Nations tournament.
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French wing Yoann Huget was handed an additional month's suspension for having missed three doping controls last season by the French Anti-Doping Agency (AFLD) on Tuesday.
The father of France forward Imanol Harinordoquy was banned from Biarritz's Aguilera Stadium for the rest of the season on Thursday after invading the pitch to defend his son in a punch-up.
All Blacks skipper Richie McCaw has insisted that his bitter criticism of France, who he accused of "filthy" play in the World Cup final, had been taken out of context.
French wing Yoann Huget, of Bayonne, will attend a hearing at the French Anti-Doping Agency (AFLD) on Thursday to decide whether he will face a further ban for missing three doping controls last season.
New Zealand rugby officials voiced confidence on Wednesday that change is on the way despite the re-election of Frenchman Bernard Lapasset as International Rugby Board chairman.
France coach Philippe Saint-Andre has warned the public not to expect any major changes in the run-up to the Six Nations.
France's new coach Philippe Saint-Andre on Friday unveiled his backroom staff, naming fellow former players Yannick Bru and Patrice Lagisquet as his assistants.
The father of Biarritz number eight Imanol Harinordoquy invaded the pitch and tried to punch a Bayonne player in the face on Tuesday.
France flyhalf Francois Trinh-Duc was named Top 14 player of the year by his fellow French professionals.
Former French international centre Brian Liebenberg announced his retirement, after Stade Francais refused to renew his contract.
The great French journal Midi Olympique held its 58th held its 58 awards evening on Monday at Pavillon Gabriel in Paris, and the top French award, the Golden Oscar, went to Vincent Clerc of Toulouse.
Sébastien Chabal, charismatic Racing-Métro forward, put on his suit and wrote a referees' exam - and passed!
France centre David Marty and England utility back Shontayne Hape could face suspensions of at least three weeks if they are found guilty of dangerous tackles after both were cited.
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The Barbarians are one of the top invitational rugby sides with a long history and classic rugby jersey.
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