France centre Alexandre Dumoulin has revealed that his father is former France captain and convicted murderer Marc Cécillon.
Maxime Mermoz's inability to accept not being a starter played a part in his omission from France's Six Nations squad.
Philippe Saint-André admits the pressure is on to win the Six Nations after naming a 31-man squad for the tournament.
Clermont winger Noa Nakaitaci has been included in the French squad for the Six Nations as part of a 31-man squad.
France captain Thierry Dusautoir has extended his contract with Toulouse, signing a new two-year deal at the club.
Clermont back row Julien Bonnaire has played down rumours of an international return insisting he's played his last game for France.
World Rugby has confirmed the pools for the New Zealand Sevens in Wellington, round four of the HSBC World Series on February 6-7.
France's thrashing of Australia in 2012 is the high point of Philippe Saint-André's reign, the pressure is on for a repeat performance....
France back Maxime Médard believes lowering expectations ahead of the Rugby World Cup could in fact serve les Bleus well.
France are going to appeal to World Rugby to no longer be refereed by George Clancy according to the Midi Olympique.
Veteran France lock Pascal Papé has voiced his frustration at the attitude displayed by his team in Saturday's narrow defeat to Argentina....
Seven years on from their most famous victories in France, Argentina are looking to beat les Bleus on home soil once again.
France flyer Teddy Thomas has been dropped by Les Bleus for missing training and will not feature against Argentina on Saturday.
Philippe Saint-André has made four changes to his starting lineup against Argentina handing Xavier Chiocci a first Test start.
France hooker Benjamin Kayser believes Argentina have the best scrum in the world ahead of Saturday's clash with the Pumas.
JPR Williams, Jason Leonard and Michael Lynagh are among the 15 newest inductees to the International Rugby Board's Hall of Fame.
Ireland have equalled their best ever position of third in the IRB World Rankings, a position they last occupied in November 2006.