# Morgan Parra

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# Reaction
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.
# ouais d'accord
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’.
# operation
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.
# parra-medic
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.
# swimming lesson
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.
# pass masters
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.
# Top 14
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.
# moment of madness
Clermont captain Lee laments huge mistake which cost his side a place in the quarter-finals
Morgan Parra, what were you doing?
# Mutual respect
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.
# Les Bleus
France earn bonus point win against dogged Romania
The French made it two wins from two in tonight’s Pool D encounter.
# Les Bleus
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.
# big issues
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.
# delayed reaction
Morgan Parra dived like Tom Daley over the weekend
There was contact, but Parra reacted like a veteran thespian.
# 75 and counting
Clermont await the winner of Ulster and Saracens after taming Tigers
The unbeaten run at Stade Marcel Michelin is now up to 75 matches.
# France
France recall Picamoles for Ireland clash, but Parra misses out
Racing Métro hooker Dimitri Swarzewski is also back in Philippe Saint-André’s squad.
# Disciplined
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.
# Sentencing
France scrum-half Morgan Parra to learn Six Nations fate tomorrow
The Clermont number nine attended a disciplinary hearing in Paris this morning.
# Headbutt
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.
# player diary
'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.
# Les blues
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.
# punching ban
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.
# hard fought
Johnny Sexton helps Racing Metro to win over Clermont in Heineken Cup
The Irish international had a solid game as his side narrowly prevailed.
Ireland v France, 6 Nations
Jamie Heaslip and his teammates faced a stern French Test at the Aviva Stadium
# 6 Nations
6 Nations: 3 key battles Ireland must win to beat France
The Aviva Stadium will be a mournful place for one team this evening.
# 6 Nations
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.
# 6 Nations
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.
# Heineken Cup
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.
Clermont Auvergne v Leinster, Heineken Cup
Joe Schmidt’s side were aiming to beat the unbeatables at the Stade Marcel Michelin this afternoon.
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.
# cry wolf
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.
# Last Four
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.
# Sick note
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.
# Protests
French accuse Joubert of favourtism towards New Zealand
Players including Dimitri Szarzewski have indicated that the officiating on Sunday was unacceptable.
# Showpiece
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…
# Tough Calls
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.
# Six Nations
Lievremont rings changes as Parra kicked to touch
Warren Gatland looks to James Hook for Wales’ trip to Rome.
# Heineken Cup
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.