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# jacques-brunel - Sunday 20 October, 2019

France coach Brunel disappointed by contentious Welsh try Feeling Bleu This post contains videos

France coach Brunel disappointed by contentious Welsh try

Ross Moriarty’s late score was awarded by the TMO as Wales advanced through to the semis.

# jacques-brunel - Sunday 13 October, 2019

France head coach Brunel defends decision to send Ramos home

Despite having his World Cup cut short by injury, the fullback played all 80 minutes for Toulouse yesterday.

# jacques-brunel - Monday 19 August, 2019

Veteran France international not 'bitter' after World Cup omission

Morgan Parra has made 71 Test appearances, a Les Bleus record in the number nine shirt.

# jacques-brunel - Friday 12 April, 2019

Laporte reveals Schmidt as top target before French club referendum

The Kiwi was the FFR’s number one choice to succeed Jacques Brunel, the president has said.

# jacques-brunel - Saturday 30 March, 2019

'I have an amount of work to do here' - O'Gara dismisses reports linking him to France national team

Reports suggested the Munster legend would join Jacques Brunel’s backroom staff for the World Cup.

# jacques-brunel - Wednesday 27 March, 2019

Next France coach will be chosen before World Cup says Les Bleus rugby chief, Laporte

He also commented on stories linking Ronan O’Gara to the French backroom staff.

# jacques-brunel - Sunday 10 March, 2019

'I could not imagine we would suffer as much' - Brunel

France’s wildly inconsistent form continued in Dublin as they produced an abject performance against Ireland.

# jacques-brunel - Tuesday 5 March, 2019

France will 'sniff blood' as they aim to pressure Ireland's 'weaknesses'

The Toulouse trio of Antoine Dupoint, Romain Ntamack and Thomas Ramos will be central for the French.

France unveil team to face Ireland in next Sunday's Six Nations clash

Coach Jacques Brunel has kept faith with the side that defeated Scotland.

# jacques-brunel - Tuesday 19 February, 2019

Dropping Parra and Lopez nothing to do with their criticism of coaching, insists Brunel

The French head coach described the move as ‘a sporting choice’.

# jacques-brunel - Sunday 10 June, 2018

After controversial claims, France backtrack and accept Grosso fracture was result of an accident Clarification This post contains videos

After controversial claims, France backtrack and accept Grosso fracture was result of an accident

The try-scoring wing was smashed in a tackle by All Blacks Sam Cane and Ofa Tu’ungafasi.

# jacques-brunel - Thursday 15 March, 2018

Bastareaud to skipper France against Wales in Six Nations

The barnstorming Toulon centre has revelled in French colours since his recall.

# jacques-brunel - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

Bastareaud back from ban as France make 5 changes for Friday night's game against Italy

The French have lost their opening two games against Ireland and Scotland.

# jacques-brunel - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

France drop Teddy Thomas and a host of players for 'inappropriate behaviour'

Jacques Brunel has punished some of his squad for going out in Edinburgh.

# jacques-brunel - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

'France have a staff that doesn't really inspire confidence and that's a bonus for Ireland'

Dragons coach Bernard Jackman spent six years working in French rugby.

# jacques-brunel - Saturday 11 June, 2016

Sanchez-inspired Argentina spoil Conor O'Shea's Italy debut

The Azzurri had a late chance to snatch victory when they dispossessed the Pumas after the hosts won a scrum close to their try-line.

# jacques-brunel - Saturday 6 February, 2016

Huge Jules Plisson penalty hands France win against Parisse's Italy

The Italians were narrowly beaten in an entertaining game at Stade de France.

# jacques-brunel - Friday 5 February, 2016

Have we got a kicker? Can we defend? The Italian perspective on the Six Nations

Italian rugby blogger Dario Mazzocchi serves up the penultimate part of our Six Nations preview series.

# jacques-brunel - Tuesday 6 October, 2015

Italian legend Martin Castrogiovanni to have surgery to remove tumour in his back

Castrogiovanni has a tumour in his sciatic nerve.

# jacques-brunel - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

Blow for Italy as Haimona a major doubt for World Cup

The out-half’s has left the Italy squad to nurse a broken arm.

# jacques-brunel - Thursday 15 January, 2015

These are the men Ireland will open their Six Nations title defence against

Jacques Brunel has named four uncapped players in his 30-man Italy squad.

# jacques-brunel - Saturday 8 March, 2014

Out of 10: How Ireland rated in today’s Six Nations clash with Italy

Here’s how we felt Ireland’s players performed in their seven-try victory over the Italians in Dublin.

# jacques-brunel - Thursday 20 February, 2014

Italy coach Brunel warns of backlash as Tommaso Allan faces Scots

The Italian out-half played for Scotland at underage level before switching to the country of his birth.

# jacques-brunel - Sunday 3 February, 2013

Italy stun France to throw 6 Nations race wide open

The Italians stunned Phillipe Saint-Andre’s men and had a hairy Tiger to thank for it.

# jacques-brunel - Tuesday 21 February, 2012

Same faces but a whole new ball game, warns Kidney

“We’re just going full throttle for this one,” Ireland’s coach Declan Kidney says ahead of Saturday’s Six Nations game against Italy.