Outgoing coach Jacques Brunel insisted France could look forward to a "brighter future" after their heartbreaking World Cup quarter-final loss to Wales.
France coach Jacques Brunel says it was his decision to send Thomas Ramos home due to injury earlier this month even though he was fit enough to play for his club Toulouse.
French celebrations at reaching the World Cup quarter-finals were short-lived as coach Jacques Brunel rattled off a list of shortcomings that need to be addressed.
French coach Jacques Brunel admitted Wednesday his team struggled to control the game in their 33-7 win against the USA, pointing his finger at the humidity and the referee.
France take on dangerous Argentina in their Rugby World Cup opener on Saturday in a crunch fixture that could potentially leave the losers staring into the abyss.