France is one of the top rugby playing nations in the northern hemisphere and are eager to win a first Rugby World Cup.
France are to keep faith with the same squad for their next Six Nations match with England, after this weekend's battling draw against Ireland, coach Philippe Saint-Andre said on Monday.
France have named an unchanged squad to face England in the 6 Nations at the Stade de France on Sunday.
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France coach Philippe Saint-Andre and his players agree that unless they stop giving their opponents double digit leads their hopes of the Six Nations title could be ended by defending champions England next Sunday.
France coach Philippe Saint-Andre said the 17-17 draw with Ireland, which dashed the hosts' hopes of the Six Nations Grand Slam, felt more like a defeat.
Paul O'Connell spoke of his frustration after seeing Ireland denied a rare away victory over France as their Six Nations clash ended 17-17.
Ireland were denied a precious win in Paris after France staged a second-half fightback to claim a 17-17 draw in a tense Six Nations encounter.
Thierry Dusautoir has braced France for the first genuine test of their Six Nations title credentials when Ireland visit Paris on Sunday.
France and Ireland will at last lock horns at the Stade de France on Sunday with the hosts being warned that they must start with a bang if they are to keep alive their dreams of a Grand Slam.
Sean O'Brien says Ireland will only have themselves to blame if they fail to overcome France in Sunday's rearranged Six Nations clash in Paris.
Wales prop Adam Jones has backed France to beat Ireland in Sunday's rearranged Six Nations encounter in Paris.
France back Imanol Harinordoquy has warned Ireland he is determined to atone for his own shortcomings against Scotland in Paris on Saturday.
Ireland captain Paul O'Connell believes restricting the error count holds the key to dispatching France on Sunday.
France's 6 Nations hopes have been rocked by the news that full-back Maxime Medard is out for up to nine months with a serious knee injury.
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