Racing Metro’s Jonathan Sexton during yesterday’s match against Treviso. Photograph:
Pierre Teyssot/AFP/Getty Images

Jonathan Sexton kicked 16 points as Racing Metro defeated Benetton Treviso 26-10 at Stadio Comunale di Mongio yesterday. The Ireland outhalf was on ta(...)

France’s  Louis Picamoles applauds referee Alain Rolland after the Irish referee showed him a yellow card in the game against Wales in Cardiff. Photograph:   Stu Forster/Getty Images

France coach Phillipe Saint-Andre has made four changes to his starting XV for Saturday evening’s Six Nations clash against Ireland in Paris. T(...)

 Wales scrumhalf Mike Phillips has been dropped to the bench for Friday night’s Six Nations game against France at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Mike Phillips has been relegated to the Wales bench for Friday’s Six Nations clash against France in Cardiff, with coach Warren Gatland blamin(...)

Nick Easter is challenged by France’s Racing Metro 92 Luc Ducalcon, left, and Karim Ghezal at the Stade de la Beaujoire in Nantes.

Racing Metro 8 Harlequins 32: Nick Evans scored 17 points as Harlequins produced one of their finest performances in Europe to win 32-8 and give them(...)

France’s coach Philippe Saint Andre at yesterday’s captain’s run at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis near Paris ahead of their match against New Zealand.

Stuart Lancaster and the rest of the team building Fortress Twickenham will look to Paris this evening for a proper understanding of the task that lie(...)

Castres’ outhalf Remi Tales will start against the All Blacks.

France coach Philippe Saint-Andre has taken a gamble in his team selection for Saturday’s clash with the All Blacks, picking the inexperienced outhalf(...)

 Racing’s  Jonathan Sexton prepares to kick at goal watched by Ronan O’Gara during Saturday’s match against Scarlets at Parc y Scarlets. Photograph:  Stu Forster/Getty Images.

Outhalves Rhys Priestland and Johnny Sexton kicked 16 points apiece as Scarlets and Racing Metro shared the spoils in their Heineken Cup Pool 4 clash (...)