François Trinh-Duc http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/29055/all en 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 5742715 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 5745687 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: Trinh-Duc wants new chance against England http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130220/rugbyu-trinh-duc-wants-new-chance-against-england <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>Francois Trinh-Duc said Wednesday he was desperate to pull back on the No.10 shirt for France when they go up against unbeaten England in the Six Nations at Twickenham on Saturday.</p> <p>The Montpellier playmaker was the preferred fly-half under the reign of previous coach Marc Lievremont, linking up with Morgan Parra in a half-back partnership that took France into the World Cup final in New Zealand.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130220/rugbyu-trinh-duc-wants-new-chance-against-england" target="_blank">read more</a></p> François Trinh-Duc Francois Trinh-Duc Morgan Parra Rugby union AFP Wed, 20 Feb 2013 14:31:09 +0000 5761113 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Rugby-Trinh-Duc reutrns as France ring the changes http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130221/update-1-rugby-trinh-duc-reutrns-france-ring-the-changes <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>MARCOUSSIS, France, Feb 21 (Reuters) - Francois Trinh-Duc will make his first start for France in eight months when they face England in the Six Nations at Twickenham on Saturday (1700 GMT) as coach Philippe Saint-Andre makes seven changes to the team that lost to Wales.</p> <p>Flyhalf Trinh-Duc, who last started in a 23-20 defeat in Argentina last June, replaces Frederic Michalak, while scrumhalf Morgan Parra comes in for Maxime Machenaud in the team announced by Saint-Andre on Thursday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130221/update-1-rugby-trinh-duc-reutrns-france-ring-the-changes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> François Trinh-Duc Morgan Parra Rugby union Thomson Reuters Thu, 21 Feb 2013 09:30:42 +0000 5761855 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-Rugby-Trinh-Duc returns as France ring the changes http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130221/update-2-rugby-trinh-duc-returns-france-ring-the-changes <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>(Adds details, quotes and byline)</p> <p>By Julien Pretot</p> <p>MARCOUSSIS, France, Feb 21 (Reuters) - Francois Trinh-Duc will make his first start in eight months after coach Philippe Saint-Andre made seven changes and one positional switch to the team who lost to Wales, urging his troops to "be French" against England in Saturday's Six Nations clash.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130221/update-2-rugby-trinh-duc-returns-france-ring-the-changes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> François Trinh-Duc Frédéric Michalak Rugby union Thomson Reuters Thu, 21 Feb 2013 11:00:50 +0000 5761943 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: Seven changes for France against England http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130221/rugbyu-seven-changes-france-against-england <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 on Thursday made seven changes to his side to take on England in a Six Nations match at Twickenham on Saturday.</p> <p>Having lost their two opening games against Italy and Wales, Saint-Andre notably restored the halfback partnership of Francois Trinh-Duc and Morgan Parra which brought France the Grand Slam in 2010 and took them to the World Cup final in 2011.</p> <p>Also back are hooker Benjamin Kayser, prop Thomas Domingo, flanker Yannick Nyanga and top try scorer Vincent Clerc, the winger having missed the last two games through injury.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130221/rugbyu-seven-changes-france-against-england" target="_blank">read more</a></p> François Trinh-Duc Morgan Parra Rugby union AFP Thu, 21 Feb 2013 11:45:56 +0000 5761975 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: Seven changes for France against England http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130221/rugbyu-seven-changes-france-against-england-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>France coach Philippe Saint-Andre on Thursday made seven changes to his side to take on England in a Six Nations match at Twickenham on Saturday.</p> <p>Having lost their two opening games against Italy and Wales, Saint-Andre notably restored the halfback partnership of Francois Trinh-Duc and Morgan Parra which brought France the Grand Slam in 2010 and took them to the World Cup final in 2011.</p> <p>Also back are hooker Benjamin Kayser, prop Thomas Domingo, flanker Yannick Nyanga and top try scorer Vincent Clerc, the winger having missed the last two games through injury.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130221/rugbyu-seven-changes-france-against-england-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> François Trinh-Duc Morgan Parra Rugby union AFP Thu, 21 Feb 2013 13:04:44 +0000 5762081 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: Saint-Andre calls for cut in France's foreign legion http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130223/rugbyu-saint-andre-calls-cut-frances-foreign-legion <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 repeated his call for a cut in the number of foreign players in French rugby after a 23-13 loss to England left his side rooted to the foot of the Six Nations table.</p> <p>Although a team showing seven changes and a positional switch from the one beaten by champions Wales produced a much improved performance at Twickenham, they couldn't prevent pre-tournament favourites France suffering a third straight defeat.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130223/rugbyu-saint-andre-calls-cut-frances-foreign-legion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> François Trinh-Duc Frédéric Michalak Human Interest Rugby union AFP Sun, 24 Feb 2013 01:45:34 +0000 5764640 at http://www.globalpost.com France stick to controversial Michalak http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130314/france-stick-controversial-michalak <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 (Reuters) - France manager Philippe Saint-Andre stuck to the much-criticised Frederic Michalak to spearhead Les Bleus against Scotland as they look to avoid the Six Nations wooden spoon on Saturday.</p> <p>The once-brilliant Michalak has had poor games in this year's championship and his first half in last weekend's 13-13 draw against Ireland was definitely not one of his best, with his kicking game being more than questionable.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130314/france-stick-controversial-michalak" target="_blank">read more</a></p> François Trinh-Duc Frédéric Michalak Frederic Michalak Rugby union Thomson Reuters Thu, 14 Mar 2013 10:30:47 +0000 5783197 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: France fly-half Trinh-Duc out for three weeks http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130408/rugbyu-france-fly-half-trinh-duc-out-three-weeks <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 fly-half Francois Trinh-Duc will be out for three weeks with a sprained ankle, his club Montpellier said Monday.</p> <p>The international number 10, who endured a frustrating Six Nations campaign playing second fiddle to Toulon's Frederic Michalak, injured his ankle in Saturday's European Cup defeat at Clermont.</p> <p>He was forced off in the 27th minute of the 36-14 quarter-final reverse, to be replaced by Pierre Berard.</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/130408/rugbyu-france-fly-half-trinh-duc-out-three-weeks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> François Trinh-Duc Human Interest Rugby union AFP Mon, 08 Apr 2013 15:47:25 +0000 5805682 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: Galthie extends Montpellier contract http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130730/rugbyu-galthie-extends-montpellier-contract <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 France captain Fabien Galthie put an end to rumours over his future as Montpellier coach on Tuesday when he extended his contract until 2017 with the 2011 Top 14 finalists.</p> <p>The 44-year-old, who was capped 64 times and was world player of the year in 2002, has enjoyed a hugely successful spell in charge of Montpellier since he arrived as coach in 2010.</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/130730/rugbyu-galthie-extends-montpellier-contract" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fabien Galthie François Trinh-Duc Human Interest Rugby union AFP Tue, 30 Jul 2013 17:04:27 +0000 5897966 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: Montpellier stiffle Toulouse to go top http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130908/rugbyu-montpellier-stiffle-toulouse-go-top <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>Montpellier produced a door-bolt display to beat Toulouse 25-0 at the Stade Yves-du-Manoir on Sunday for a bonus-point victory.</p> <p>The two sides came into the match level on points but a brilliant solo try from Jonathan Pelissie, an opportunist effort from Francois Trinh-Duc and a breakaway try by Benoit Sicard thrust the hosts to the summit of the Top 14 table ahead of the rest of Sunday's matches.</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/130908/rugbyu-montpellier-stiffle-toulouse-go-top" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business François Trinh-Duc Fulgence Ouedraogo Human Interest Rugby union AFP Sun, 08 Sep 2013 17:18:22 +0000 5927861 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: Montpellier stiffle Toulouse to go top http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130908/rugbyu-montpellier-stiffle-toulouse-go-top-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>Montpellier produced a door-bolt display to beat Toulouse 25-0 at the Stade Yves-du-Manoir on Sunday for a bonus-point victory.</p> <p>The two sides came into the match level on points but a brilliant solo try from Jonathan Pelissie, an opportunist effort from Francois Trinh-Duc and a breakaway try by Benoit Sicard thrust the hosts to the summit of the Top 14 table ahead of the rest of Sunday's matches.</p> <p>Toulouse were riding on the back of an impressive 30-6 defeat of big-spending Racing Metro on Wednesday but despite a strong line-up they struggled to match Montpellier's intensity.</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/130908/rugbyu-montpellier-stiffle-toulouse-go-top-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business François Trinh-Duc Fulgence Ouedraogo Human Interest Rugby union AFP Sun, 08 Sep 2013 19:31:06 +0000 5927979 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: Pelissie leads Montpellier rout of Clermont http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130920/rugbyu-pelissie-leads-montpellier-rout-clermont <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>Jonathan Pelissie grabbed 31 points as Montpellier routed Clermont 43-3 on Friday to move top in France.</p> <p>Scrum-half Pelissie scored two of his team's four tries and kicked 21 points in the bonus-point Top 14 win as Clermont, whose last victory at Montpellier's Stade du Manoir was in 2009, were knocked off the summit.</p> <p>Clermont had been briefly ahead when Morgan Parra, handed the kicking duties in the absence of Brock James, slotted over a first-minute penalty.</p> <p>But it was all downhill from there for last season's European Cup runners-up as Pelissie took charge.</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/130920/rugbyu-pelissie-leads-montpellier-rout-clermont" target="_blank">read more</a></p> François Trinh-Duc Human Interest Jonathan Pelissie Rugby union Timoci Nagusa AFP Fri, 20 Sep 2013 21:02:37 +0000 5940263 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: Pelissie leads Montpellier rout of Clermont http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130920/rugbyu-pelissie-leads-montpellier-rout-clermont-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>Jonathan Pelissie scored 31 points as Montpellier routed Clermont 43-3 on Friday to move top in France.</p> <p>Scrum-half Pelissie scored two of his team's four tries and kicked 21 points in the bonus-point Top 14 win as Clermont, whose last victory at Montpellier's Stade du Manoir was in 2009, were knocked off the summit.</p> <p>"It's a wonderful evening for everyone. Everything worked for me," said Pelissie, whose side are top of the table for the first time since October, 2010.</p> <p>"It was good to take the bonus point especially against a team like Clermont."</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/130920/rugbyu-pelissie-leads-montpellier-rout-clermont-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> François Trinh-Duc Human Interest Jonathan Pelissie Rugby union Timoci Nagusa AFP Fri, 20 Sep 2013 23:33:17 +0000 5940334 at http://www.globalpost.com