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#Morgan Parra

# morgan-parra - 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.

# morgan-parra - 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’.

# morgan-parra - Thursday 15 February, 2018

France scrum-half Parra ruled out of Six Nations return by knee surgery

A long wait for an international comeback continues after the 29-year-old’s impressive form for Clermont Auvergne earned him a recall.

# morgan-parra - Monday 22 January, 2018

Parra's exile from France XV extended as Clermont star ruled out of clash with Ireland

Racing 92′s Brice Dulin will also miss the Six Nations opener to force Jacques Brunel to call up two replacements.

# morgan-parra - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

Taking the piscine: Parra drops legal action against fans who went skinny-dipping in his pool

They were filmed celebrating the Top 14 win naked at his gaff.

# morgan-parra - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

Analysis: Aaron Smith and Morgan Parra find creative scrum-half solutions

Both nines have produced triple skip passes to cut defences apart in recent weeks.

# morgan-parra - Sunday 9 October, 2016

Parra extends Clermont's Top 14 lead as Castres suffer defeat before trip to Dublin

Here’s your weekly round-up of the Top 14 action.

# morgan-parra - Monday 25 January, 2016

# morgan-parra - Friday 16 October, 2015

Aaron Smith snapping at the chance to 'mark himself' against France's Parra

The All Black scrum-half has taken time to enjoy the view on his way to the top.

# morgan-parra - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

France earn bonus point win against dogged Romania

The French made it two wins from two in tonight’s Pool D encounter.

# morgan-parra - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

Philippe Saint-André has picked an impressive France XV to face Scotland

The French have opted to leave Morgan Parra on the bench as Rory Kockott starts alongside Camille Lopez.

# morgan-parra - Sunday 14 December, 2014

5 talking points after Anthony Foley's Munster slipped to defeat in Clermont

The home team’s attacking quality, a more varied Munster, that losing bonus point and kick chase problems.

# morgan-parra - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

Morgan Parra dived like Tom Daley over the weekend

There was contact, but Parra reacted like a veteran thespian.

# morgan-parra - Saturday 5 April, 2014

Clermont await the winner of Ulster and Saracens after taming Tigers

The unbeaten run at Stade Marcel Michelin is now up to 75 matches.

# morgan-parra - Monday 10 March, 2014

France recall Picamoles for Ireland clash, but Parra misses out

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

# morgan-parra - Thursday 27 February, 2014

Morgan Parra banned for two weeks but will be free to play against Ireland

The French scrum-half’s suspension means he’ll miss the clash with Scotland in round four of the Six Nations.

# morgan-parra - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

France scrum-half Morgan Parra to learn Six Nations fate tomorrow

The Clermont number nine attended a disciplinary hearing in Paris this morning.

# morgan-parra - Sunday 23 February, 2014

VIDEO: Morgan Parra may miss out on Six Nations call up after this red card

The Clermont scrum-half was sent off for a headbutt on Montpellier’s Rene Ranger in the Top 14 yesterday.

# morgan-parra - Thursday 13 February, 2014

'We're playing Clermont on Friday and I've been hurling all week' - James Hart Player Diary This post contains videos

'We're playing Clermont on Friday and I've been hurling all week' - James Hart

Grenoble’s Irish scrum-half is hoping to overcome a stomach bug to face on of the Top 14′s most fearsome sides.

# morgan-parra - Thursday 23 January, 2014

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

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

# morgan-parra - Friday 1 November, 2013

Morgan Parra's punching ban conveniently reduced in time for All Blacks game

The versatile back had initially been suspended for four weeks for punching out Gibouin Gautier.

# morgan-parra - Sunday 13 October, 2013

Johnny Sexton helps Racing Metro to win over Clermont in Heineken Cup

The Irish international had a solid game as his side narrowly prevailed.

# morgan-parra - Saturday 9 March, 2013

As it happened: Ireland v France, 6 Nations Liveblog This post contains videos

As it happened: Ireland v France, 6 Nations

Jamie Heaslip and his teammates faced a stern French Test at the Aviva Stadium

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

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

# morgan-parra - Friday 8 March, 2013

French media declare Brian O'Driscoll is 'dreaming of a winning farewell'

Midi Olympique believe a loss in Dublin may condemn France to the wooden spoon.

# morgan-parra - Saturday 23 February, 2013

English chariot rolls on as Tuilagi cancels out Fofana wonder try 6 Nations This post contains videos

English chariot rolls on as Tuilagi cancels out Fofana wonder try

Owen Farrell and Morgan Parra have traded penalties before the Clermont centre came to the party.

# morgan-parra - Sunday 9 December, 2012

Leinster lose the battle of the unbeatables in France

‘We let it slip’ admitted Jamie Heaslip as the Heineken Cup champions were edged out by Clermont.

As it happened: Clermont Auvergne v Leinster, Heineken Cup 51 Unbeaten This post contains videos

As it happened: Clermont Auvergne v Leinster, Heineken Cup

Joe Schmidt’s side were aiming to beat the unbeatables at the Stade Marcel Michelin this afternoon.

# morgan-parra - Thursday 8 November, 2012

Ireland Under 20s paired with New Zealand and Australia for Junior World Cup JWC

Ireland Under 20s paired with New Zealand and Australia for Junior World Cup

In slightly better news, Mike Ruddock’s men will also play Fiji.

# morgan-parra - Sunday 29 July, 2012

Graham Henry kicks hornet's nest with match fixing suggestions over France defeat

The World Cup-winning coach said he felt physically ill after his All Blacks team were defeated by the French in the 2007 quarter-final.

# morgan-parra - Friday 27 April, 2012

Clermont v Leinster: 3 key battles to decide European Cup clash Last Four This post contains videos

Clermont v Leinster: 3 key battles to decide European Cup clash

We look at the main areas that Joe Schmidt’s men will graft for an advantage to make the final in Twickenham.

# morgan-parra - Thursday 9 February, 2012

Bad back: Yachvili ruled out of Saturday's match

Morgan Parra comes into the French side at scrum-half in place of the injured Dimitri Yachvili.

# morgan-parra - Tuesday 25 October, 2011

French accuse Joubert of favourtism towards New Zealand

Players including Dimitri Szarzewski have indicated that the officiating on Sunday was unacceptable.

# morgan-parra - Friday 21 October, 2011

ABs to spin some tunes as 'hurt' unifies under-fire France

American rapper Busta Rhymes will play an unlikely role in Sunday’s Rugby World Cup final…

# morgan-parra - Thursday 20 October, 2011

The Score's team of the Rugby World Cup

It’s taken us all of 46 games (and over a month of late nights and early morning), but we’ve finally settled on 15 names worthy of a place on our dream teamsheet.

# morgan-parra - Tuesday 22 February, 2011

Lievremont rings changes as Parra kicked to touch

Warren Gatland looks to James Hook for Wales’ trip to Rome.

# morgan-parra - Sunday 12 December, 2010

Mixed fortunes for Irish sides in Heineken Cup

Paul O’Connell is sent off as Munster beat Ospreys 22-16, while Leinster take a losing bonus point from Clermont.