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#French

# french - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

From The42 Romain Poite named as ref for Wales v Ireland 6 Nations clash Fan Favourite

Romain Poite named as ref for Wales v Ireland 6 Nations clash

The Frenchman will whistleblow at the Millennium Stadium – scene of a lineout-gate in 2010.

# french - Sunday 9 December, 2012

From The42 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.

From The42 Marmion puts hero-worship to one side as he trumps Yachvili Heineken Cup

Marmion puts hero-worship to one side as he trumps Yachvili

The 20-year-old scrum-half was instrumental in Connacht’s 22-14 win over Biarritz.

# french - Saturday 8 December, 2012

From The42 Heart and soul sees Munster home and leaves Saracens 'spewing' Heineken Cup

Heart and soul sees Munster home and leaves Saracens 'spewing'

Rob Penney brought out some old-school superlatives to praise his victorious side.

From The42 Evans and Magee advance to the finals of Irish Open Net Gains

Evans and Magee advance to the finals of Irish Open

The Olympic badminton stars will face French and Danish opponents in Sunday title deciders.

# french - Saturday 24 November, 2012

From The42 November tests: Michalak rescues France against Samoa Right Said Fred

November tests: Michalak rescues France against Samoa

The Toulon out-half, and occasional male model, scored 19 points to prevent another Samoan shock.

# french - Wednesday 31 October, 2012

Body of Yasser Arafat to be exhumed next month

The push to re-examine circumstances surrounding Arafat’s death came after a Swiss lab recently discovered traces of a deadly radioactive isotope on clothes said to be his.

# french - Thursday 18 October, 2012

From The42 Former Leinster full-back Morris showing his claws at Leicester Tigers Heineken Cup

Former Leinster full-back Morris showing his claws at Leicester Tigers

Having deputised for injured captain Geordan Murphy, the Dubliner is ready to take on the Ospreys in the Heineken Cup.

# french - Thursday 11 October, 2012

From The42 Team News: Wannenberg returns to Ulster to face old teammates and young gun Henderson Heineken Cup

Team News: Wannenberg returns to Ulster to face old teammates and young gun Henderson

The South African Number 8 will have a challenging night against the flanker, Henry and Ferris.

# french - Friday 28 September, 2012

From The42 French artist unveils giant bronze sculpture of Zidane's famous head-butt Chest Friends

French artist unveils giant bronze sculpture of Zidane's famous head-butt

Marco Materazzi’s Oscar-winning reaction has also been immortalised in five-metres of metallic glory.

# french - Wednesday 26 September, 2012

Court orders DNA tests in cold case of murdered little boy France This post contains images

Court orders DNA tests in cold case of murdered little boy

Four-year-old Gregory Villemin was found tied up and drowned in a river in France in 1984 in one of the nation’s most notorious post-war murder mysteries.

# french - Friday 21 September, 2012

At least 15 dead in Pakistan after violent demonstrations

French embassies, consulates, cultural centres and schools were shut in 20 Muslim countries today amid fears they would be targeted by protests against a French magazine.

# french - Wednesday 12 September, 2012

From The42 French clubs may be forced to release players for Lions tour Silver Slivers

French clubs may be forced to release players for Lions tour

Warren Gatland will be seeking to invoke an IRB regulation that states the quadrennial event begins on 1 June.

# french - Wednesday 15 August, 2012

Which Leaving Cert subjects produce the most A grades?

Some subjects produced proportionally more top grades – while others had higher failure rates than most.

# french - Friday 13 July, 2012

From The42 Sprint finish: Millar captures Stage 12 but Team Sky ensure Wiggins stays top Tour De France

Sprint finish: Millar captures Stage 12 but Team Sky ensure Wiggins stays top

The British cyclist found energy reserves to win a sprint finish after a stunning breakaway from a five-man pack

# french - Monday 25 June, 2012

Creighton takes French lessons ahead of Ireland's stint at EU presidency

The junior minister for EU Affairs is preparing for next year’s presidency of the Council of the EU by learning a fourth language.

# french - Tuesday 29 May, 2012

From The42 Watch out England: Ribery feeling back to his best after breaking goal drought I'm Back

Watch out England: Ribery feeling back to his best after breaking goal drought

The Bayern Munich and France midfielder has set his sights on Roy Hodgson’s men after returning to goal-scoring ways.

# french - Friday 2 December, 2011

Belgium finally gets a government... after 18 months without

But there’s just one thing – the prime minister needs to learn a new language…

# french - Sunday 2 October, 2011

Suspected pirates take Frenchwoman from Kenya to Somalia

Kenyan and French authorities are working to free Marie Dedieu from her captors in Somalia. She was abducted amid a shoot-out on the sea yesterday.

# french - Tuesday 26 July, 2011

Bomb wounds five UN peacekeepers in Lebanon

The explosion occurred near to the port city of Sidon targeted a UNIFIL convoy along the highway at 6pm local time, injuring five French soldiers.

# french - Sunday 3 July, 2011

From The Daily Edge The honeymoon's over: Kate and William are booed Boo Hoo This post contains images

The honeymoon's over: Kate and William are booed

The British royal couple’s love affair with their Canadian fans hit a rocky patch with hecklers in Quebec…

# french - Thursday 24 March, 2011

French family detained for smuggling two infants

The 2-month-old twin girls were born to a surrogate mother in Ukraine – but were unable to be brought home to France as the country’s authorities would not issue passports.