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Two Rugby Nations looking for a similar Solution

France and England experiment with a new-look League As Katy Daley-Mclean, Susie Appleby and Simon Middleton discuss the future of English women’s rugby and the Tyrrells in particular (https://www.therugbyjournal.com/lockdown), a parallel discussion is going on in France. For the French suffer from an unbalanced elite division just like the English. Here it is Saracens and

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Scotland Women v France Women Postponed

Six Nations have postponed tomorrow’s (Saturday 7 March) Scotland v France Six Nations women’s match at Scotstoun Stadium, Glasgow. This decision has been taken together with Scottish Rugby, the French Rugby Federation (FFR) and Six Nations. The Six Nations CEO has been in constant contact with Scottish Rugby and is in full support of this

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Fly on the Wall at the French Debrief

The French management, Annick Hayraud and Samuel Cherouk, had to hold an intense debrief with the players to find out what happened in the opening minutes of the England game, when they left their aggression and spirit in the changing rooms; then what when wrong in the second half. It was vital to broach these

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The French Starting Line-up revealed

France v England Pau, Sunday 2 February The French have announced their starting XV early, which shows a certain confidence: 15 Trémoulière 14 Boujard 13 Boudaud 12 Vernier 11 Banet 10 Bourdon 9 Sansus 1 Arricastre 2 Sochat 3 Deshayes 4 Forlani 5 Fall 6 Ferer 7 Hermet 8 Ménager R 16 Thomas 17 Traore

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