Jonathan Danty

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Teddy Thomas has been one of the stars of the opening two rounds of the Six Nations. Photograph:  Christophe Simon/AFP

France have dropped a number of players for “inappropriate behaviour” after Sunday’s defeat by Scotland in Edinburgh. Head coach Jacques Brunel has a(...)

Stade Francais captain Sergio Parisse lifts the Challenge Cup after his side’s win over Gloucester. Photograph: Mike Egerton/PA

Gloucester 17 Stade Français 25 Stade Francais ran in two opportunist second-half tries to overpower Gloucester 25-17 in the Challenge Cup final on F(...)

France’s  Jonathan Danty: “We really thought it was a joke, because it was unthinkable that such a thing should happen.” Photograph: Christophe Simon/AFP/Getty Images

Stade Francais rugby players have gone on strike over a planned merger with rival Parisian club Racing 92, the head of the players’ union told Reuters(...)

Maxime Medard celebrates his try against Ireland with French team-mate Maxime Machenaud during the Six Nations match at  Stade de France. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

A Dublin taxi driver from a strong soccer background told me his grandson came home from his first rugby training session with three simple rugby prin(...)

Seán O’Brien was suspended after Ireland’s last match with France in the World Cup. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Seán O’Brien stares blankly back at us when asked about being intimidated in Paris. “I don’t think it is intimidating. There is a lot of history. Th(...)

Jonathan Danty made his France debut in the 23-12 Six Nations win over Italy. Photograph: AFP

Jonathan Danty has admitted his poor lifestyle almost cost him his France career. The 23-year-old centre capped a whirlwind 12 months with his Test d(...)

Conor Murray tries  to charge down Rhys Priestland’s attempt at  a late drop goal at the Aviva Stadium.Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Bruised, battered but unbeaten, the Irish squad will spend much of the next two days recovering from their exertions against Wales at the outset of a (...)

Virimi Vakatawa will make his first appearance in a side containing four uncapped players. Photograph: Getty Images

New France coach Guy Noves has made a bold choice by picking Sevens stalwart Virimi Vakatawa on the wing in a new-look team to face Italy in their op(...)

Sergio Parisse’s Stade Francais beat Leicester Tigers in Paris to qualify for the quarter-finals of the Champions Cup. Photograph: Inpho

Stade Francais 36 Leicester Tigers 21 Ulster are out of the Champions Cup despite Saturday’s hammering of Oyonnax after Leicester Tigers were beaten (...)

Munster Head Coach Anthony Foley has made three changes to his side to play Stade Francais at Thomond Park. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho.

A curious quirk of the ill-judged fixture planning for the penultimate round of pool games in the two European competitions is that all four Irish sid(...)

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