Remy Grosso will make his France Test debut against Canada. Photograph: Afp

France have opted to rest number eight Louis Picamoles and will give wing Remy Grosso his first Rugby World Cup start in the Pool D match against Cana(...)

Television cameras showed France coach Philippe Saint-Andre reading the riot act to his players after a scrappy first half display against Romania on Wednesday night. Photograph: PA

France winger Noa Nakaitaci admits head coach Philippe Saint-André was right to give the team a dressing-down after their limp first-half display agai(...)

France centre Wesley Fofana during a team training session at the Olympic Stadium in London on  the eve of their  World Cup match against Romania. Photograph: Franck Fife/AFP

A team that shows 13 changes from the side that beat Italy and the youngest in age terms for eight years to represent France also contains one other (...)

France’s Rabah Slimani, Mathieu Bastareaud, Teddy Thomas, Wesley Fofana and Yoann Huget. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

You won’t find Trappes or Sarcelles in any Parisian travel guide. These two suburbs of the French capital, Trappes to the south and Sarcelles to th(...)

Clermont Auvergne winger Noa Nakaitaci has been picked in France’s preliminary Six Nations squad. (Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images)

Uncapped Clermont Auvergne winger Noa Nakaitaci saw the World Cup door swing invitingly open on Thursday as Philippe Saint-Andre beckoned him into the(...)

Racing Metro outhalf Jonathan Sexton passes the ball  during the Top 14 quarter-final match against Toulouse at   Stade Ernest Wallon  in Toulouse. Photograph: Pascal Pavani/AFP/Getty Images)

Toulouse 16 Racing Metro 21: Ireland outhalf Jonathan Sexton kicked Racing Metro to a famous victory over Toulouse at the Stade Ernest Wallon as he la(...)

Peter O’Mahony: returns after injury to captain Munster. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Toulouse v Munster Thomond Park, 1.30, Live Sky Sports 2 Munster and Toulouse share a lavish history in the Heineken Cup; four homilies to s(...)

Yoann Huget bowls over Brian O’Driscoll during France’s Six Nations decider against Ireland. The Toulouse man will feature at fullback against Munster.

Munster will face many threats in their quarter-final clash with Toulouse on Saturday but none seem more evident than Yoann Huget. Ma(...)

Billy Vunipola of Saracens could face Ulster this weekend. Photograph:  David Rogers/Getty Images

Toulouse prop Census Johnston has been ruled out of the Heineken Cup quarter-final against Munster at Thomond Park (1.30pm) on Saturday. (...)

Munster coach Rob Penney: “The momentum can shift on a couple of calls and in those tight game they do.” Photograph: Inpho

Munster coach Rob Penney delivered a scathing rebuke yesterday of Northern Hemisphere refereeing, with a particular emphasis on the Scottish and It(...)