Autumn Nations Cup
Autumn Nations Cup
Former France and Stade Francais winger Christophe Dominici has died aged 48.
Scotland made five changes to this starting side for Sunday's Nations Cup game against France at Murrayfield on the same day their clash against Fiji on Nov. 28 was cancelled.
France coach Fabien Galthie made eight changes to the team who beat Ireland in the Six Nations when he named his starting lineup for the Autumn Nations Cup clash against Scotland at Murrayfield on Sunday.
France have been awarded a 28-0 victory over Fiji and a bonus point after Sunday's Autumn Nations Cup game was called off following positive COVID-19 cases in the Fiji squad.
The Autumn Nations Cup game between France and Fiji on Sunday has been called off following positive coronavirus cases within the Fiji team, it was announced on Friday.
Scrum-half Antoine Dupont was voted the Six Nations Player of the Championship on Friday, becoming the first Frenchman to pick up the award in the history of the competition.
France produced some brilliant rugby but came up just short in the Six Nations as their 35-27 victory over Ireland was not enough to leapfrog champions England into top spot on Saturday.
Gael Fickou will be shifted from centre to the wing to make up for the absence of the injured Teddy Thomas as France look to win the Six Nations for the first time in 10 years when they take on Ireland on Saturday.
Ireland can mark Healy's milestone with a bonus-point victory that would ensure they win the Six Nations crown at the expense of second-placed England.
The lock will play his 148th test, which includes nine for the British and Irish Lions, to move level with retired former New Zealand captain Richie McCaw.
France coach Fabien Galthie included five uncapped players into his squad on Wednesday ahead of an upcoming internationals against Wales and Ireland.
The draw for the 2023 Rugby World Cup in France will take place in Paris on Dec. 14 using seedings based on the world rankings taken after last year's tournament, organisers said on Friday.
England have been drawn in the same group with Wales, Ireland and Georgia for the new Autumn Cup which will start in November.
World Rugby remains hopeful of achieving global calendar change for 2021 after a meeting of key stakeholders took place on Monday.
World Rugby has announced the qualification process for the 2023 World Cup in France aimed at promoting a "genuine opportunity" for all unions, the game's global body said on Monday.
French club Pau announced that they have dismissed former All Blacks flyhalf Tom Taylor for leaving the country in March without permission during the coronavirus pandemic.
Former France captain Jefferson Poirot has retired from international rugby at the age of 27 due to a lack of motivation.
The French Top 14 season has been officially abandoned amid the coronavirus crisis and no champions will be named, the French rugby league (LNR) said on Tuesday.
The French Top 14 rugby league organisers (LNR) and club presidents have reached an agreement to abandon the season, the LNR said on Thursday.
The fate of planned mid-year rugby union internationals will be decided this month, but the indications are they will be called off.
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A red card for Mohammed Haouas in the first half helped Scotland towards an emphatic victory over previously unbeaten France at Murrayfield.
France wing Teddy Thomas has been left out of the side to face Scotland on Sunday as coach Fabien Galthie makes two changes.