France scored a dramatic try with the clock on red in Paris last night to deny Wales the Grand Slam and keep the Six Nations Championship alive until the very last act on Friday (March 26).
The Six Nations match between France and Scotland in Paris has been rescheduled for March 26 after it was postponed due to an outbreak of COVID-19 within the host team's camp.
French rugby head coach left bubble before COVID-19 outbreak as Sports Minister threatens Six Nations axe
French Rugby Federation (FFR) President Bernard Laporte has backed Fabien Galthie after it emerged the country's head coach left the team's coronavirus bubble before an outbreak of cases among the squad.
France’s Six Nations match against Scotland in Paris, which was scheduled to take place on Sunday (February 28) has been postponed following the announcement that an 11th member of the French squad has tested positive for COVID-19.
Five French rugby union players have now tested positive for coronavirus with the outbreak in the team's camp playing havoc with their Six Nations campaign.
Scrum-half Antoine Dupont has become the latest member associated with the French rugby squad to test positive for COVID-19.
A third member of the French rugby union team’s management has tested positive for COVID-19.
This year’s women’s and under-20 Six Nations Championships have been postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic, but the men’s tournament is still expected to go ahead as planned.
The French Government has advised its rugby clubs not to compete in any European competitions against British sides due to concerns over the United Kingdom’s testing policies for COVID-19.
Morariu seeking to put final pieces together in closing gap between Rugby Europe and the Six Nations
Given that England and France are two of the key members of Rugby Europe (RE) it was hardly a surprise when it supported the re-election in May of Sir Bill Beaumont as chair of World Rugby, and of Bernard Laporte as his vice-chair.
Slovakia hosted an international judo tournament in the city of Banská Bystrica with six European countries competing, following on from a training camp in Prague.
An eight-team tournament will now replace the traditional autumn tests in rugby union due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
France’s match against Ireland has become the latest Men's Six Nations fixture to be postponed due to concerns over the coronavirus outbreak.
There are no plans to postpone any more Six Nations matches and those that have been postponed will be fulfilled when possible, organisers have said.