Articles relating to France

French players in scuffle

2011-10-25 10:24

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

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Special stamps for French team

2011-10-24 19:34

The French side that lost to the All Blacks in the RWC final are to be commemorated on a stamp issued by the French postal service.

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France fined for haka breach

2011-10-24 14:07

France have been hit with a £10 000 fine by the IRB for advancing on the New Zealand haka prior to the Rugby World Cup final.

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RWC final boosted French TV

2011-10-24 18:12

Over 15 million people on the French TF1 channel watched France's RWC final defeat to New Zealand - a record viewing figure.

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France bemoan their luck

2011-10-23 15:33

France are left cursing the absence of a stroke or two of good fortune after losing to New Zealand in the Rugby World Cup final.


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NZ crowned World Champs

2011-10-23 11:48

The All Blacks have broken their 24-year World Cup drought after edging past France in the final in Auckland.

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Mains slams RWC refs

2011-10-21 17:48

Former All Black coach Laurie Mains has admitted to being alarmed by the inferior standard of refereeing at the Rugby World Cup.

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French 'are spoiled brats'

2011-10-16 15:52

Coach Marc Lievremont has stirred up more upheaval in his French squad after they ignored his orders and went out celebrating.

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50 reasons for France to watch

2011-10-22 11:12

French sports daily l'Equipe has devoted its entire front page to 50 reasons why France should watch the RWC final against NZ.

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Michalak 'surprised' by France

2011-10-19 10:41

With two World Cups behind him, Frederic Michalak is well positioned to appraise the appearance of France in the RWC final.

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Zzzz...France flop into final

2011-10-15 15:39

Defiantly uninspiring, France have somehow burgled their way into the Rugby World Cup final at the expense of 14-man Wales.

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Lievremont's RWC final wish

2011-10-22 06:38

Marc Lievremont has only one wish left heading into the RWC final against New Zealand - to wake up with a hangover on Monday.

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Bookies give France no chance

2011-10-18 12:29

If the bookies are to be believed, France, at odds of 7/1, have little to no chance of beating hosts New Zealand in the RWC final.

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Welsh cry foul over red card

2011-10-15 14:01

Wales coach Warren Gatland has accused Irish referee Alain Rolland of costing Wales a place in the World Cup final.


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New Zealand

The All Blacks are a mighty force and this Rugby World Cup may well be the one where they shake the ghosts of past tournaments.


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Quade Cooper

Wallabies flyhalf Quade Cooper is arguably the most flamboyant, talented and mercurial rugby player to represent the Australian team in recent years.


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Eden Park

Eden Park's history boasts some of the greatest sporting moments, including the inaugural Rugby World Cup in 1987 and 1992 Cricket World Cup.

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Tank Lanning

Lessons learnt from RWC 2011

2011-10-26 16:45

A few vital life lessons from Tank Lanning's recent trip to New Zealand for the Rugby World Cup quarter and semi-finals. Read More

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