Gael Fickou

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 Finn Russell of Racing 92 is tackled by Api Ratuniyarawa (right) and Nick Auterac of Northampton during the Heineken  Champions Cup match  at Franklin’s Gardens. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

Northampton 14 Racing 92 45 A penny for Warren Gatland’s thoughts. Afforded the freedom of Franklin’s Gardens, Finn Russell delved into his box of ma(...)

Richie Mo’unga will start at outhalf for New Zealand in Saturday night’s match against France at the Stade de France. Photograph: Anne-Christine Poujoulat/AFP via Getty Images

Richie Mo’unga will start at outhalf for New Zealand in their autumn international series Test against France in Paris on Saturday after Beauden Barre(...)

Granted, a team of the tournament is somewhat premature given the rearranged France-Scotland game next Friday could yet decide the title and alter sel(...)

Damian Penaud dots down to score a try for France against England at Twickenham during the  2021 Guinness Six Nations. Photograph: Andrew Fosker/Inpho

Try of the tournament Damien Penaud (France v England, Twickenham, round 4) That rarity, a first phase, set-piece try. Gaël Fickou raced onto Julien(...)

Andy Farrell will need to select a new centre partnership following the injury to Garry Ringrose. File photograph: Inpho

The ankle injury sustained by Garry Ringrose in the victory over Scotland will necessitate a change to Ireland’s midfield for Saturday’s final Six Nat(...)

Elliot Daly has been dropped for England’s clash with France. Photograph: Glyn Kirk/PA

Untouchables no more Elliot Daly has been a mainstay at international level, starting in 30 of England’s last 34 Test matches at fullback, only missi(...)

Henry Slade is tackled by Monty Ioane during England’s win over Italy. Photograph: Andrew Fosker/Inpho

Six Nations: England v France, Twickenham, Saturday, 4.45pm – Live on Virgin Media One Henry Slade has called for controlled aggression as England se(...)

Connacht’s Jack Carty hasn’t played for Ireland since the 2019 Rugby World Cup. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

Jack Carty Age: 28. School: Marist College, Athlone. Club: Buccaneers. Carty, who also played soccer for the Republic of Ireland at under-15 level a(...)

Ireland’s Jamison Gibson-Park in action against France. Photograph: Inpho

Ireland’s changeover from a team governed by detail under Joe Schmidt to a self-prescribed more freewheeling, heads up ethos under Andy Farrell is a j(...)

France’s Gregory Alldritt is tackled by Billy Burns of Ireland during the Six Nations game at the Aviva Stadium. photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

France are growing before our eyes but Ireland assisted the process. Ending a 10-year winless streak in Dublin removes another millstone from around t(...)

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