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#Stade de France

# stade-de-france - Today’s News

Ireland fit the right 'profile' for France and the talking points ahead of tonight's friendly

The Boys in Green are in Paris to face Didier Deschamps’ men this evening.

# stade-de-france - Yesterday’s News

Hendrick withdraws from squad as Ireland gear up for 'big test' with star-studded French

Manager Martin O’Neill has spoken about the challenge facing his team in tomorrow night’s friendly in Paris.

# stade-de-france - Saturday 3 February, 2018

Stunning Johnny Sexton drop-goal steals Paris win for Schmidt's Ireland

Joe Schmidt’s men stole the win at the very death, just their third in France since 1972.

Six Nations opportunity beckons for Joe Schmidt's Ireland in Paris

The Irish record at Stade de France is poor but there are many reasons to be confident.

# stade-de-france - Monday 29 January, 2018

'I just think he's a flat-out winger': Experience keeps Kearney unfazed by meteoric Larmour rise

The veteran fullback is feeling comfortable and confident in his role and won’t be easily displaced.

# stade-de-france - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

France pass test to clinch spot in Russia and all tonight's other WC qualifying results

The victory on home turf meant they avoided the tension of the play-offs.

# stade-de-france - Friday 13 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'I'm not ashamed' - Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam

'I'm not ashamed' - Paris attacks suspect

Salah Abdeslam has been corresponding with a woman from prison.

# stade-de-france - Sunday 10 July, 2016

Moths invade Stade de France before Euro 2016 final

The decision to leave the stadium lights on overnight ahead of the game may help explain the bizarre invasion.

France call upon the spirit of '84 and '98 and the Euro 2016 final talking points

Antoine Griezmann can strengthen his claim for Player of the Tournament, but Cristiano Ronaldo won’t go down without a fight.

Euro 2016 final: 3 key questions

What kind of game will we get and will Didier Deschamps stick or twist?

Fourth time lucky? Portugal's tournament record against France makes for grim reading

Can Cristiano Ronaldo inspire this Portugal side to a historic victory over the Euro 2016 hosts?

# stade-de-france - Monday 13 June, 2016

Brady: It's a shame for Irish football that Wes hasn't played more. He's a class act

The Norwich City man scored his third international goal in Paris tonight.

'It was sore after the first minute' - Walters doubtful for Belgium after playing through the pain barrier

The Ireland forward lasted 64 minutes this evening but Martin O’Neill is concerned that he won’t be available for next weekend.

Walters named in Ireland's team to face Sweden at Euro 2016

The starting line-up as been announced ahead of kick-off.

# stade-de-france - Friday 10 June, 2016

As it happened: France v Romania, Euro 2016

We were at the Stade de France for the hugely-anticipated tournament opener.

# stade-de-france - Saturday 13 February, 2016

Les Bleus edge brutal Parisian battle with Schmidt's beaten Ireland

Ireland’s hopes of a third consecutive Six Nations title faded at Stade de France.

Stade de France set to host two of Ireland's greatest sporting moments of 2016

Both this weekend’s Six Nations clash and Ireland’s Euro 2016 curtain-raiser are being staged at the Paris ground.

Ireland and the 'grand Satan of French rugby' have no fear of Paris

‘There has been a little bit of a shift in mentality, not just against the French.’

# stade-de-france - Friday 12 February, 2016

Echoes of Argentina week, but Schmidt confident in Ireland's work ethic

‘You are always confident that you are going to get the work ethic from an Irish team.’

# stade-de-france - Sunday 15 November, 2015

German and French players slept in the Stade de France after terrorist attacks on Friday night

Acting president of the German FA, Reinhard Rauball, praised the French players for their ‘outstanding gesture of camaraderie’

# stade-de-france - Monday 29 December, 2014

Schmidt's Ireland wrap up Six Nations in Paris - My 2014 sporting moment

Murray Kinsella was at Stade de France as Brian O’Driscoll was given a fitting international finale.

# stade-de-france - Saturday 31 May, 2014

Wilkinson bows out a champ as Toulon complete double with Top14 final win over Castres

The retiring 10 out-gunned Rory Kockott before God Save the Queen blared from the speakers in the Stade de France.

# stade-de-france - Thursday 29 May, 2014

'Merci Jonny' - Toulon pay tribute to Wilkinson on Top 14 final jerseys RCT

'Merci Jonny' - Toulon pay tribute to Wilkinson on Top 14 final jerseys

The Heineken Cup champions have added another star to their match kit too.

# stade-de-france - Saturday 15 March, 2014

Ireland overcome their Parisian hurdle to kick-start something special

Despite a powerful start from the French, Joe Schmidt’s men rode out the storm at the Stade de France.

Peter O'Mahony: 'It's without a doubt the biggest week of my career'

Ireland’s inspirational blindside flanker recalls being unable to watch 2009’s Six Nations endgame.

4 key tactical areas for Ireland to rule at the Stade de France

The set-piece will be vital against France, as will holding onto the ball and the impact of the bench.

# stade-de-france - Friday 14 March, 2014

Adrian Flavin: 'Relax Ireland, BOD and the boys have got this'

The former Connacht and Ireland Wolfhounds hooker is confident of Joe Schmidt’s Plan A, B and C.

In Pics: Paris presents perfect conditions for rugby as O'Driscoll jogs out on final Captain's Run

There’s nothing quite like Paris in the springtime.

Gaël Fickou 'proud' to line-up against Brian O'Driscoll in his final game

The Toulouse teen will be partnered by Mathieu Bastareaud at Stade de France tomorrow.

French clash is about more than O'Driscoll's farewell, say focused Ireland

Blindside flanker Peter O’Mahony and forwards coach John Plumtree insist that their focus is on the team effort.

'Ireland don't need mad aggressive heads to beat France,' says cool, calm Cian Healy

The prop embodies Ireland’s sense of easy confidence before a traditionally nervy Test.

Fervent kick chase key to shutting down French counter attack -- O'Connell

The captain and his coach are intent on limiting ammunition to Les Bleus’ back three.

# stade-de-france - Thursday 13 March, 2014

Shane Byrne: 'Teed up for France to have a cracker but Ireland for the win'

‘Any other sane coach would have Morgan Parra back in’ says the former Leinster and Ireland hooker on Philippe Saint-Andre’s team selection.

The best pictures from Ireland's final training run on home soil

Joe Schmidt was able to run two Irish XVs against each other as he perfects a game-plan to take France down.

Schmidt demanding Ireland grasp opportunity in biggest game of his career

Playing France with the Championship on the line was a dream scenario in January, now the Kiwi wants to make winning silverware a reality.

O'Mahony returns to Ireland line-up as Madigan handed place on the bench

This is the Ireland team to take on France in Saturday’s Six Nations decider.

# stade-de-france - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

Fergus McFadden: Six Nations trophy would be the best win of my career

The versatile back feels Ireland must focus on their set-piece strengths while shutting down France’s go-forward ball.

'He's a massive guy that's a bit of an athlete' - Bastareaud ready to rumble in Paris

The Toulon centre has just two tries in 22 Tests yet remains pivotal in the French attack.

# stade-de-france - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

Les Kiss: 'There is a perception that France are dishevelled and in chaos'

Ireland’s assistant coach has dismissed the notion that Ireland will be able to easily box in France’s main attacking threats.

'Out goes the sledgehammer, in comes the vice' - Ross ready to put squeeze on France

The tight-head prop recalled a European Cup at Stade de France that featured can-can girls and a jousting tournament.

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