Loann Goujon

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There are three changes to the French team to play Ireland on Saturday. Photograph: Reuters

France have made three changes to their starting line-up for the RBS 6 Nations clash with Ireland at the Aviva Stadium, the French Rugby Federation ha(...)

 Josh van der Flier leaves the field  during Leinster’s game with Edinburgh on Friday. His shoulder injury is expected to keep him out of the rest of the Six Nations. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

In stark contrast to previous meetings between Ireland and France, the two squads continue their preparations for next Saturday’s pivotal round-three (...)

Camille Lopez celebrates  France’s win against Scotland. Photograph:Dan Sheridan/Inpho

At face value, France may not appear to have made huge strides under Guy Novès. In his dozen games as head coach, France have won five and lost seven,(...)

 France’s head-coach Guy Noves has made just one change to his team following their defeat to England. Photograph: Benoit Tessier/Reuters

France have made one change to the side that narrowly lost to England for Sunday’s Six Nations visit of Scotland. Loann Goujon replaces Damien Chouly(...)

France’s left wing Virimi Vakatawa  celebrates after scoring his third try in the game against Samoa  at the Stadium Municipal in Toulouse. Photograph: Miguel Medina/AFP/Getty Images

France 52 Samoa 8 France performed a demolition job on Samoa in Toulouse on Saturday, scoring seven tries in a 52-8 romp, but they lost outhalf Franc(...)

Louis Picamoles  makes a break during the  match between England and France at Twickenham on Saturday. The big-carrying Toulouse number eight was France’s standout player. Photograph:  Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images

The most interesting and revealing case study in these warm-up games from an Irish perspective are undoubtedly France. Ireland’s final pool game again(...)