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Friday 2 June 2023 Dublin: 14°C

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All Blacks coach Foster under pressure after back-to-back defeats
‘World rugby has a new global order, and right now the All Blacks are on the outside looking in.’
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Cheslin Kolbe moves from Toulouse to Toulon in blockbuster move
The South African had two years still to run on his contract with five-time European champions Toulouse.
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Deschamps: 'Kylian took the responsibility... no-one is really angry with him'
Switzerland fought back from 3-1 down to force extra time before winning on penalties.
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French government warns it could pull Les Bleus' approval to play in Six Nations
The Sports Minister wants more information on the Covid-19 outbreak in the France camp.
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Thuram's France debut spoiled as Finland stun the world champions in Paris
Finland followed up last month’s victory against Ireland by winning tonight’s friendly at the Stade de France.
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Gardaí issue warning over fake French lotto scam
Several people have received calls in the last week.
# europe heatwave
France has just recorded its hottest EVER temperature at 44.3 degrees
Mainland Europe is in the grips of an unprecedented heatwave.
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Bastareaud retiring from international rugby after World Cup omission
The French centre made the announcement on Twitter this afternoon.
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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.
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Ireland fight all the way but are no match for France in front of record crowd
Adam Griggs’ side were on the end of another heavy defeat at Donnybrook, as they continue to struggle in this Six Nations.
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France squander 16-point half-time lead to suffer Six Nations defeat to Wales
The Welsh emerged victorious after an extraordinary second-half this evening at Stade de France.
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Nasri 'didn't know the rules' when committing anti-doping violation
‘Can I promise that I have never doped? Yes, I have handed over the files…’
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Marseille boss furious over 'unacceptable' defeat to fourth-tier minnows
They’ll be dancing on the streets of Andrezieux.
# gone
Tour de France trophy stolen from Birmingham NEC
The trophy had been left unattended during the clean-up after the event.
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French World Cup winner blasts 'barbaric' Neymar for 'spitting on PSG'
“If we think that PSG can win the Champions League with attitudes like this, we’re having a laugh.”
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Paris metro fines pregnant woman for walking wrong way
The Paris metro operator RATP stood by the penalty.
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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.
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In-form Anthony Martial omitted from France squad for upcoming qualifiers
Didier Deschamps has instead opted for former Newcastle flop Florian Thauvin.
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Champions Clermont Auvergne hit with 7-try trouncing by La Rochelle
Meanwhile, former Ulster favourite Ruan Pienaar chipped in with 17 points for Montpellier against Castres.
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Unbelievable scenes as Amiens seal first Ligue 1 promotion with 96th-minute winner
They went from finishing sixth to second with one kick of a ball.
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Injury-hit Leicester bring in French centre Mermoz from Toulon
The 30-year-old will provide cover for Manu Tuilagi and Matt Toomua.
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Some legend is running the Dublin Marathon dressed as the Eiffel Tower
Because running a marathon isn’t hard enough, eh?
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Nakaitaci bags a hat-trick as Top 14 champions Racing suffer 37-point trouncing against Clermont
There were tries aplenty as Clermont exacted a measure of revenge.
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Bordeaux-Begles aren't a bit happy with Adam Ashley-Cooper's inclusion in the Australia squad
“I’m mad at the ARU… They were not very graceful.”
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Rory McIlroy to skip WGC-Bridgestone Invitational to play French Open
The 100th edition of the European Tour event will be part of the Holywood man’s British Open preparations.
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Carter's late try cancelled out by Michalak's last-gasp winner for Toulon
Dan Carter thought he’d won it for Racing 92 until Martin Castrogiovanni coughed up a penalty.
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This Englishman is founding a new GAA club on the French Riviera
Chard Faul is the brains behind the operation.
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Boudjellal produces an unbelievable response to the Toulon doping allegations
The Toulon president has invoked the spirit of Lance Armstrong.
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France is VERY unhappy over claims the US has been eavesdropping
Its last three presidents are said to have been targeted, but the US denies the claims.
'I'm a zombie' - Bastareaud and Toulon knocked off peak of Top 14
Meanwhile, reports suggest Jake White has been parachuted in to save ailing Montpellier.
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Ryanair ordered to pay a LOT of money for breaching French Labour law
The airline will be appealing the decision. Again.
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In pictures: Irish women in relaxed mood as they enjoy down day in Paris
What World Cup semi-final against England?
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Olivier Giroud scores stunning strike for Les Bleus against Norway
France are gonna win the World Cup then.
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Lance Armstrong stripped of France's Legion of Honour
Armstrong was given the rank of “Chevalier” after his final Tour win.
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Ireland fan cracks up entire stadium with rugby sign
Ireland’s call.
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Free porn and TV strip: France celebrates World Cup spot
Doria Tillier promised to present tonight’s weather forecast naked if France turned the tie around.
# Nice Try
52-year-old French mum disguises herself as teenage daughter to sit exam
Thanks a lot, ma.
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Bad news for Irish provinces as French Top14 raises salary cap
There could be more international players following Jonathan Sexton in moving to the European mainland.
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French teachers strike over plans to work 5-day week
In other news, we think we want to become teachers and move to France.