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Ex-France star Picamoles retiring at end of season
# Wave Goodbye
# Wave Goodbye

Ex-France star Picamoles retiring at end of season

Oct 13th 2021, 2:38 PM 5,543 Views 1 Comment

The 35-year-old earned the last of his 82 caps at the 2019 World Cup.

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Analysis: Stander pass sends Earls in for another Schmidt set-piece strike
# Inside Job
# Inside Job

Analysis: Stander pass sends Earls in for another Schmidt set-piece strike

Mar 11th 2019, 12:16 PM 27,110 Views 5 Comments

The Munster back row delivered the scoring pass in what he called ‘a real team try.’

Guy Novès rules powerhouse Picamoles out of clash with Ireland
# Injury
# Injury

Guy Novès rules powerhouse Picamoles out of clash with Ireland

Feb 6th 2016, 5:26 PM 7,838 Views 12 Comments

The Toulouse number eight limped off during the win over Italy in Paris today.

France have brought back the big guns for Thursday's meeting with Canada
# Bringing Out The Big Guns
# Bringing Out The Big Guns

France have brought back the big guns for Thursday's meeting with Canada

Sep 29th 2015, 11:26 AM 7,098 Views 5 Comments

Louis Picamoles is rested, but France look close to being full-strength

Paul O'Connell set for 'mammoth task' against offloading kings Toulouse
# Poc
# Poc

Paul O'Connell set for 'mammoth task' against offloading kings Toulouse

Apr 3rd 2014, 8:00 AM 8,841 Views 17 Comments

The Ireland captain has highlighted the threats posed by the Top 14 side’s size, footwork and passing after contact.

Picamoles and Johnston emerge as doubts for Toulouse's visit to Munster
# Injuries
# Injuries

Picamoles and Johnston emerge as doubts for Toulouse's visit to Munster

Mar 31st 2014, 8:30 AM 5,759 Views 14 Comments

The powerful pair of forwards were withdrawn during their side’s 32-28 defeat to Toulon on Saturday.

McKeon: Connacht ready to go it alone as Heineken Cup dream looms large
# Interview
# Interview

McKeon: Connacht ready to go it alone as Heineken Cup dream looms large

Mar 30th 2014, 7:30 AM 4,125 Views 7 Comments

The back row forward believes the westerners have what it takes to defeat Scarlets in Wales today.

Analysis: Shutting down Picamoles will go a long way to securing Ireland win
# Analysis
# Analysis

Analysis: Shutting down Picamoles will go a long way to securing Ireland win

Mar 13th 2014, 7:39 PM 5,201 Views 4 Comments

We look at the obvious strengths of Les Bleus’ back row powerhouse and some defensive options Ireland may take.

France recall Picamoles for Ireland clash, but Parra misses out
# France
# France

France recall Picamoles for Ireland clash, but Parra misses out

Mar 10th 2014, 12:10 PM 7,549 Views 24 Comments

Racing Métro hooker Dimitri Swarzewski is also back in Philippe Saint-André’s squad.

Seven changes for France as Saint-André makes controversial calls
# Les Bleus
# Les Bleus

Seven changes for France as Saint-André makes controversial calls

Mar 6th 2014, 12:15 PM 6,451 Views 12 Comments

Gaël Fickou has been left on the bench, despite the absence of Wesley Fofana in the centre.

France drop Louis Picamoles over lack of 'respect' towards Alain Rolland
# Discipline
# Discipline

France drop Louis Picamoles over lack of 'respect' towards Alain Rolland

Feb 24th 2014, 4:15 PM 14,514 Views 14 Comments

Meanwhile, Clermont’s Morgan Parra has been added to Philippe Saint-André’s squad.

All you need to know about France ahead of the Six Nations
# Les Blues
# Les Blues

All you need to know about France ahead of the Six Nations

Jan 23rd 2014, 7:00 AM 6,337 Views 11 Comments

We’ve taken a look at how Les Bleus are shaping up for this year’s tournament.

Connacht's Naoupu relishing duel with 'world-class' Picamoles
# Heineken Cup
# Heineken Cup

Connacht's Naoupu relishing duel with 'world-class' Picamoles

Dec 7th 2013, 1:32 PM 1,688 Views 2 Comments

The New Zealander is eager to test himself against one of Europe’s best back-row operators.

The Tank needs to be at his unstoppable best to top Picamoles
# Don't Stop Me Now
# Don't Stop Me Now

The Tank needs to be at his unstoppable best to top Picamoles

Mar 9th 2013, 9:30 AM 1,567 Views 2 Comments

Sean O’Brien and the French No. 8 face off in a crucial back-row duel.

6 Nations: 3 key battles Ireland must win to beat France
# 6 Nations
# 6 Nations

6 Nations: 3 key battles Ireland must win to beat France

Mar 9th 2013, 8:23 AM 1,743 Views 9 Comments

The Aviva Stadium will be a mournful place for one team this evening.

'The form in the camp is brilliant' insists O'Mahony as France check-in
# The Protector
# The Protector

'The form in the camp is brilliant' insists O'Mahony as France check-in

Mar 7th 2013, 7:56 PM 6,572 Views 13 Comments

The Munster flanker has been solid in this year’s Six Nations without reaching spectacular heights.

Northern exposure: France trounce Australia in Paris
# Bleu Murder
# Bleu Murder

Northern exposure: France trounce Australia in Paris

Nov 10th 2012, 10:08 PM 2,042 Views 0 Comments

The 33-6 win pushes France into the crucial fourth-place in the world rankings.