French Rugby Archive

France Team to face Ireland Announced

The French have named their side to face Ireland on the weekend. There are four changes in the forwards yet the backline, ominously, remains unchanged. Most notable of the changes being Harinordoquy who comes onto the flank to form what looks like a serious back row combination. This and the backline that really started to

RWC2011 Wales Vs France, Teams, Thoughts and a Tip

I’ve just managed to open my eyes following Irelands defeat last weekend and what do I see? I see two beefy semi-finals heading right this way. Yes Ireland lost. Yes the early mornings have ruined me. It’s been great though hasn’t it? England getting knocked out (had to say it) and some great rugby all

Heineken Cup 2011/12 Draw

So here we have it. The tier system threw up a bit of a surprise with the Cardiff Blues in Tier 1, for reasons why head to @HarpinOnRugby he’s a man with all the answers. So here’s what we have to look forward too: Pool 1: Munster, Northampton, Scarlets, Castres Pool 2: Cardiff, London Irish,

All the teams for this weekends 6 Nations Games in one Place

Just doing some last minute checks on my fantasy rugby teams for this weekend and having jumped from page to page I thought it might be useful to put them all in the same place. Where better than here, so in chronological order: Wales: 15-James Hook, 14-Morgan Stoddart, 13-Jamie Roberts, 12-Jonathan Davies, 11-Shane Williams, 10-Stephen

6 Nations Fantasy Rugby, Predictions, Tipping Comps etc

It’s been a while since I’ve had a proper go at a Fantasy game for the six Nations but I thought it was time to have another go and see whats out there. First off I found the superbru game. It’s not strictly speaking a fantasy rugby game but based on predictions/tipping. Which means it’s

Six Nations 2011, Fancy a flutter?

With the Six Nations just around the corner and with it looking like being one of the closest tournaments we have seen for many years I though I would take a look around and see who the bookies had as favourites. I was more than surprised at what I found:

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Teams, Times and a tip for each game, 6Nations Round 2

Wales Vs Scotland, 14:00 13/02/2010 Wales:Lee Byrne (Ospreys); Leigh Halfpenny (Cardiff Blues), James Hook (Ospreys), Jamie Roberts (Cardiff Blues), Shane Williams (Ospreys); Stephen Jones (Scarlets), Gareth Cooper (Cardiff Blues); Paul James (Ospreys), Gareth Williams (Cardiff Blues), Adam Jones (Ospreys), Jonathan Thomas (Ospreys), Alun Wyn Jones (Ospreys), Andy Powell (Cardiff Blues), Martyn Williams (Cardiff Blues), Ryan

Nearly all Six Nations Squads Announced

What have we learnt? England have selected every qualified player in the country. Wales have stuck with the squad that got them fourth place last year, adding a couple of teenagers in the hope no-one would notice. France don’t mind a drunken tall story but do mind a tall off form full back. Ireland are