Thierry Dusautoir http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/25354/all en Rugby-Bastareaud and Dusautoir back in France Six Nations squad http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/rugby-bastareaud-and-dusautoir-back-france-six-nations-squad <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>PARIS, Jan 11 (Reuters) - France have recalled former captain Thierry Dusautoir and centre Mathieu Bastareaud to the preliminary squad for their first Six Nations championship game in Italy next month.</p> <p>Manager Philippe Saint-Andre stuck mainly with the squad who thrashed Australia then beat Argentina and Samoa in the November internationals when he named 33 players on Friday, all of them with previous experience.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/rugby-bastareaud-and-dusautoir-back-france-six-nations-squad" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Human Interest Mathieu Bastareaud Rugby union Thierry Dusautoir Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Jan 2013 12:00:32 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733096 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Rugby-Dusautoir returns for France against Italy http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/rugby-dusautoir-returns-france-against-italy <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Machenaud retains place at scrumhalf</p> <p>* 2011 defeat in Rome still stings coach Saint-Andre (Adds details, quotes)</p> <p>By Jean-Paul Couret</p> <p>MARCOUSSIS, France, Feb 1 (Reuters) - Former captain Thierry Dusautoir will make his return as France face a tricky trip to Italy in their Six Nations opener on Sunday, manager Philippe Saint-Andre said on Friday.</p> <p>Flanker Dusautoir was named in the starting line up for the first time since last year's tournament after missing the June and November tests.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/rugby-dusautoir-returns-france-against-italy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> François Trinh-Duc Frédéric Michalak Human Interest Rugby union Thierry Dusautoir Thomson Reuters Fri, 01 Feb 2013 09:46:25 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5742715 at http://www.globalpost.com Rugby Union: Dusautoir back for France against Italy http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/rugby-union-dusautoir-back-france-against-italy <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Former skipper Thierry Dusautoir has been recalled to the France team that will open their Six Nations campaign against Italy in Rome on Sunday.</p> <p>The 31-year-old flanker, who captained France in the 2011 World Cup final against New Zealand, last played for the national side in last year's Six Nations tournament.</p> <p>He was then rested for the tour of Argentina and was ruled out of the November Test matches with an inured knee.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/rugby-union-dusautoir-back-france-against-italy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Frédéric Michalak Rugby union Thierry Dusautoir AFP Fri, 01 Feb 2013 10:45:30 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5742787 at http://www.globalpost.com Rugby Union: Dusautoir back for France against Italy http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/rugby-union-dusautoir-back-france-against-italy-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Former skipper Thierry Dusautoir has been recalled to the France team that will open their Six Nations campaign against Italy in Rome on Sunday.</p> <p>The 31-year-old flanker, who captained France in the 2011 World Cup final against New Zealand, last played for the national side in last year's Six Nations tournament.</p> <p>He was then rested for the tour of Argentina and was ruled out of the November Test matches with an inured knee.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/rugby-union-dusautoir-back-france-against-italy-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Frédéric Michalak Rugby union Thierry Dusautoir AFP Fri, 01 Feb 2013 12:00:16 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5742864 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: French wary of another Italian 'tsunami' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/rugbyu-french-wary-another-italian-tsunami <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>France coach Philippe Saint-Andre has warned his team against complacency in their Six Nations opener in Rome on Sunday, claiming traditional makeweights Italy are "no longer a little team".</p> <p>France were stunned by the Italians two years ago when a 22-21 loss sent shockwaves through the sport and Saint-Andre is wary of becoming another French fall-guy.</p> <p>"They are no longer a little team even of public opinion thinks they are. Italy are progressing, they have evolved in their structure and organisation," said the French coach.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/rugbyu-french-wary-another-italian-tsunami" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Human Interest Rugby union Sergio Parisse Thierry Dusautoir AFP Sat, 02 Feb 2013 02:00:23 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5743750 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: Dusautoir restored to French captaincy http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130204/rugbyu-dusautoir-restored-french-captaincy <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Thierry Dusautoir will captain France on Saturday against Wales in their Six Nations clash after coach Philippe Saint-Andre named his squad on Monday.</p> <p>The 31-year-old Dusautoir - capped 56 times - returns to the captaincy as the man who replaced him as skipper Pascal Pape has been ruled out because of a back injury.</p> <p>Saint-Andre called up Toulon lock Jocelino Suta as Pape's replacement in the squad, who will be looking to bounce back from their opening 23-18 defeat in Rome by Italy on Sunday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130204/rugbyu-dusautoir-restored-french-captaincy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> François Trinh-Duc Human Interest Rugby union Thierry Dusautoir AFP Mon, 04 Feb 2013 19:17:29 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5745687 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: Dusautoir restored to French captaincy http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130204/rugbyu-dusautoir-restored-french-captaincy-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Thierry Dusautoir will captain France on Saturday against Wales in their Six Nations clash after coach Philippe Saint-Andre named his squad on Monday.</p> <p>The 31-year-old Dusautoir - capped 56 times with 33 of those as captain - returns to the captaincy as the man who replaced him as skipper, Pascal Pape, has been ruled out because of a back injury.</p> <p>Saint-Andre explained that Dusautoir had not been originally named captain because he was battling back after injury.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130204/rugbyu-dusautoir-restored-french-captaincy-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Human Interest Philippe Saint-André Rugby union Thierry Dusautoir AFP Mon, 04 Feb 2013 19:32:07 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5745708 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: France's Dusautoir eyes Twickenham glory http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130222/rugbyu-frances-dusautoir-eyes-twickenham-glory <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>France captain Thierry Dusautoir has said Saturday's Six Nations Championship clash against England at Twickenham could be a "career-defining" match for his struggling side.</p> <p>World Cup finalists France, the pre-tournament favourites, have arrived in London in the shock position of being bottom of the table following defeats by Italy and Wales -- their worst start to a Championship for 31 years. </p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130222/rugbyu-frances-dusautoir-eyes-twickenham-glory" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Manu Tuilagi Religion Rugby union Thierry Dusautoir AFP Fri, 22 Feb 2013 14:15:53 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5763331 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: We must win at all costs, says Dusautoir http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130305/rugbyu-we-must-win-at-all-costs-says-dusautoir <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>France must do whatever it takes to beat Ireland in their Six Nations clash in Dublin on Saturday and ease the pressure on them landing their first wooden spoon since 1957, captain Thierry Dusautoir has demanded.</p> <p>The French have made their worst start to a Five/Six Nations since 1982 in losing their first three matches, and are the only side still to record a point.</p> <p>But they travel to Dublin at least in the knowledge they have lost only once to their opponents in their last 13 tests, the Irish Grand Slam in 2009.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130305/rugbyu-we-must-win-at-all-costs-says-dusautoir" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Philippe Saint-André Rugby union Thierry Dusautoir AFP Tue, 05 Mar 2013 20:01:04 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5774251 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: Dusautoir wants to leave Ireland with smile on face http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130308/rugbyu-dusautoir-wants-leave-ireland-smile-face <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>France captain Thierry Dusautoir said he was hoping to leave the pitch after the Six Nations match with Ireland on Saturday with a smile on his face having recorded their first win of the tournament.</p> <p>The 31-year-old flanker - who will equal the French record of captaining the side for the 34th time - added thoughts of a first wooden spoon since 1957 and that France were near to equalling their worst overall winless run in the tournament in almost 90 years hadn't entered his head.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130308/rugbyu-dusautoir-wants-leave-ireland-smile-face" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Rugby union Six Nations Championship Thierry Dusautoir Thierry Dusautoir AFP Fri, 08 Mar 2013 18:31:07 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5777459 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: Hard work will lift France, says Dusautoir http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130315/rugbyu-hard-work-will-lift-france-says-dusautoir <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>France can earn due reward for all their hard work during the Six Nations by beating Scotland in their final game here at the Stade de France on Saturday French captain Thierry Dusautoir said Friday.</p> <p>The 31-year-old - who will captain the French for a record 35th time - added that the woeful campaign, which has seen them lose three and draw one, had unified the squad in the face of some biting criticism.</p> <p>"These results have provided us with a rich seam of information which only served to take the squad forwards," said the Ivory Coast-born flanker.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130315/rugbyu-hard-work-will-lift-france-says-dusautoir" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Rugby union Thierry Dusautoir Thierry Dusautoir AFP Fri, 15 Mar 2013 13:31:06 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5784480 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: Glimpse of future as All Blacks defend past http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130607/rugbyu-glimpse-future-all-blacks-defend-past <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The first New Zealand-France Test on Saturday offers a glimpse of the future for both sides while the All Blacks look to defend a proud history at their Eden Park fortress.</p> <p>Of the 46 players in the two squads that battled in the World Cup final on the same ground 18 months ago only eight All Blacks and four French return while up to six players will look to make their international debut.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130607/rugbyu-glimpse-future-all-blacks-defend-past" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Richie McCaw Rugby union Social Issues Thierry Dusautoir AFP Fri, 07 Jun 2013 08:23:07 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5852258 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: France training squad for November Tests http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131011/rugbyu-france-training-squad-november-tests <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Thierry Dusautoir will return as captain of France for the November Test matches against New Zealand (November 9), Tonga (November 16) and South Africa (November 23), manager Philippe Saint-Andre said on Friday.</p> <p>The 2011 World Player of the Year was sidelined earlier this year with badly sprained ligaments in his right knee.</p> <p>But Saint-Andre, in unveiling a 30-strong training squad for the Tests said that he was confident that the 31-year-old Toulouse flanker would be able to resume his role as captain.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131011/rugbyu-france-training-squad-november-tests" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Louis Picamoles Rugby union Thierry Dusautoir AFP Fri, 11 Oct 2013 13:20:03 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5958340 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: Dusautoir delighted to be back in France fold http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131016/rugbyu-dusautoir-delighted-be-back-france-fold <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Thierry Dusautoir could not contain his delight at being back in the France squad for next month's tests against New Zealand, Tonga and South Africa.</p> <p>The Toulouse flanker missed June's three-test whitewash in New Zealand but has been recalled for October's training camp following a knee injury.</p> <p>France coach Philippe Saint-Andre said last week when announcing his squad that the 31-year-old Dusautoir would reclaim the captaincy from Stade Francais lock Pascal Pape if he is 100 percent fit in November.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131016/rugbyu-dusautoir-delighted-be-back-france-fold" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Rugby union Social Issues South Africa national rugby union team Thierry Dusautoir Thierry Dusautoir AFP Wed, 16 Oct 2013 13:16:30 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5962352 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: Brive extend home unbeaten record against limpid Toulouse http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131102/rugbyu-brive-extend-home-unbeaten-record-against-limpid-toulouse <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Toulouse's poor away form was exposed again on Saturday as Brive outplayed them to beat the 19-time French champions 25-13 in their Top 14 clash.</p> <p>Defeat prevented Toulouse from regaining top spot from Toulon, who beat strugglers Bordeaux on Friday, and they trail the European champions by a point after 11 matches as do Clermont, who drew with defending champions Castres also on Friday.</p> <p>Montpellier, who are four points adrift, can go top later if they beat Grenoble at home. </p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131102/rugbyu-brive-extend-home-unbeaten-record-against-limpid-toulouse" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 2005–06 Top 14 season Human Interest Rugby union Thierry Dusautoir AFP Sat, 02 Nov 2013 17:02:05 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5978225 at http://www.globalpost.com