Stade Français http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/29067/all en Rugby Union: France XV to play Italy http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/rugby-union-france-xv-play-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>The France team named on Friday to play Italy in the Six Nations opener in Rome on Sunday:-</p> <p>Yoann Huget (Toulouse); Wesley Fofana (Clermont), Florian Fritz (Toulouse), Maxime Mermoz (Toulon), Benjamin Fall (Racing Métro); Frederic Michalak (Toulon), Maxime Machenaud (Racing Métro); Louis Picamoles (Toulouse), Thierry Dusautoir (Toulouse), Fulgence Ouedraogo (Montpellier); Yoann Maestri (Toulouse), Pascal Papé (Stade Français, capt); Nicolas Mas (Perpignan), Dimitri Szarzewski (Racing Métro), Yannick Forestier (Castres)</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/rugby-union-france-xv-play-italy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 16th arrondissement of Paris Rugby union Stade Français AFP Fri, 01 Feb 2013 10:00:36 +0000 5742746 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: Six Nations - Italy v France teams http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/rugbyu-six-nations-italy-v-france-teams <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>Italy and France teams for Sunday's Six Nations match in Rome:</p> <p>Italy</p> <p>15-1</p> <p>Andrea Masi (Wasps/ENG), Giovanbattista Venditti (Zebre), Tommaso Benvenuti (Treviso), Alberto Sgarbi (Treviso), Luke McLean (Treviso), Luciano Orquera (Zebre), Tobias Botes (Treviso), Simone Favaro (Treviso), Sergio Parisse (Stade Francais/FRA - capt), Alessandro Zanni (Treviso), Francesco Minto (Treviso), Quintin Geldenhuys (Zebre), Martin Castrogiovanni (Leicester/ENG), Leonardo Ghiraldini (Treviso) Andrea Lo Cicero (Racing Metro/FRA)</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/rugbyu-six-nations-italy-v-france-teams" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 16th arrondissement of Paris Six Nations Championship Stade Français AFP Sat, 02 Feb 2013 02:00:18 +0000 5743749 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: Italy v France teams http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130205/rugbyu-italy-v-france-teams <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>Teams for the Italy v France Six Nations match at Rome's Olympic Stadium here on Sunday:</p> <p>15-1</p> <p>Andrea Masi (Wasps/ENG), Giovanbattista Venditti (Zebre), Tommaso Benvenuti (Treviso), Alberto Sgarbi (Treviso), Luke McLean (Treviso), Luciano Orquera (Zebre), Tobias Botes (Treviso), Sergio Parisse (Stade Francais/FRA - capt), Simone Favaro (Treviso), Alessandro Zanni (Treviso), Francesco Minto (Treviso), Quintin Geldenhuys (Zebre), Martin Castrogiovanni (Leicester/ENG), Leonardo Ghiraldini (Treviso) Andrea Lo Cicero (Racing Metro/FRA)</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130205/rugbyu-italy-v-france-teams" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 16th arrondissement of Paris Six Nations Championship Stade Français AFP Tue, 05 Feb 2013 06:15:48 +0000 5746035 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: Wales see tight Italy match despite Parisse absence http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130222/rugbyu-wales-see-tight-italy-match-despite-parisse-absence <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>Six Nations champions Wales expect a tight match against Italy here Saturday despite the hosts missing influential captain Sergio Parisse for the rest of the tournament.</p> <p>Parisse is set to miss Italy's remaining three games after being handed a 30-day ban for insulting the referee last week while playing for club side Stade Francais.</p> <p>The big number 8 is one of the driving forces in an Italy side which is steadily improving, and the numbers speak for themselves: in the last 10 years Italy have won only one Six Nations match without Parisse, against Scotland in 2010.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130222/rugbyu-wales-see-tight-italy-match-despite-parisse-absence" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Rugby union Sergio Parisse Stade Français AFP Fri, 22 Feb 2013 14:00:31 +0000 5763317 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: Clermont turn on the power in Paris http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130302/rugbyu-clermont-turn-the-power-paris <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>Clermont moved ahead of long-time leaders Toulon in France's Top 14 on Saturday with a runaway 37-10 win over Stade Francais at the Stade de France.</p> <p>The five points they took away from Paris put them on 69 points, two clear of the Mediterranean side, who have a home game against third-placed Toulouse later in the day when a win would see them return to top place.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130302/rugbyu-clermont-turn-the-power-paris" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Human Interest Rugby union Stade Français Top 14 AFP Sat, 02 Mar 2013 16:15:18 +0000 5771690 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: Wilkinson masterclass steers Toulon to victory http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130302/rugbyu-wilkinson-masterclass-steers-toulon-victory <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>Jonny Wilkinson kicked 25 points as Toulon stayed on course for the French Top 14 final with a 35-16 win over defending champions Toulouse on Saturday.</p> <p>Toulon stay two points ahead of Clermont, who earlier defeated Stade Francais 37-10, and are a huge 11 points ahead of third-placed Toulouse.</p> <p>In a repeat of the 2012 final, Toulon were desperate to shrug off a recent run which had seen them lose two of their last three matches.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130302/rugbyu-wilkinson-masterclass-steers-toulon-victory" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Human Interest Jonny Wilkinson Rugby union Stade Français AFP Sat, 02 Mar 2013 22:45:03 +0000 5771882 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: If I can contribute, I'll carry on, says Wilkinson http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130302/rugbyu-if-i-can-contribute-ill-carry-says-wilkinson <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>Jonny Wilkinson kicked 25 points as Toulon stayed on course for the French Top 14 final with a 35-16 win over champions Toulouse on Saturday and admitted he wants to keep playing beyond the end of the season.</p> <p>Toulon stay two points ahead of Clermont, who earlier defeated Stade Francais 37-10, and are a huge 11 points ahead of third-placed Toulouse.</p> <p>Wilkinson's contract at Toulon runs until the end of the season, but the 33-year-old believes he can still make a contribution for a club he joined in 2009.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130302/rugbyu-if-i-can-contribute-ill-carry-says-wilkinson" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Human Interest Jonny Wilkinson Jonny Wilkinson Rugby union Stade Français AFP Sat, 02 Mar 2013 23:15:13 +0000 5771890 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: Parisse cleared to face England in Six Nations http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130306/rugbyu-parisse-cleared-face-england-six-nations <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>Influential Italy captain Sergio Parisse was on Wednesday cleared to face England in the Six Nations on Sunday.</p> <p>Parisse had his ban imposed by the French Rugby Federation (FFR) reduced from 30 days, plus 10 suspended, to just 20. It means his suspension will end on Friday, freeing him for Sunday's clash at Twickenham.</p> <p>"Parisse will be re-activated as of Saturday so he'll be able to play against England," FFR Appeals Commission president Gilbert Chevrier told AFP.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130306/rugbyu-parisse-cleared-face-england-six-nations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sergio Parisse Sergio Parisse Stade Français AFP Wed, 06 Mar 2013 13:45:55 +0000 5774978 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: French Top 14 results http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130308/rugbyu-french-top-14-results <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>French Top 14 result on Friday:</p> <p>Montpellier 15 Racing-Metro 17</p> <p>Playing Saturday</p> <p>Toulon v Biarritz</p> <p>Perpignan v Grenoble</p> <p>Stade Francais v Mont-de-Marsan</p> <p>Agen v Bayonne</p> <p>Toulouse v Bordeaux-Begles</p> <p>Clermont v Castres</p> <p>afp</p> Human Interest Rugby union Stade Français Top 14 AFP Fri, 08 Mar 2013 22:30:53 +0000 5777674 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: France retain same squad for Scottish game http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130311/rugbyu-france-retain-same-squad-scottish-game <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 Monday stuck with the same squad from the 13-13 draw with Ireland for next Saturday's final Six Nations clash with Scotland at the Stade de France.</p> <p>France need to beat the Scots to realistically avoid finishing bottom of the table for the first time since 1999 when it was the Five Nations.</p> <p>Lock Yoann Maestri is the sole injury concern after the bruising encounter with the Irish in Dublin that saw France's winless streak in the tournament extended to seven games the joint worst sequence since 1926-27.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130311/rugbyu-france-retain-same-squad-scottish-game" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Rugby union Stade Français Yoann Maestri AFP Mon, 11 Mar 2013 21:15:45 +0000 5780126 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: Six-try Toulouse cement play-off push http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130324/rugbyu-six-try-toulouse-cement-play-push <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>French champions Toulouse consolidated their push for a Top 14 play-off spot with a bonus point 43-16 rout of Stade Francais on Sunday with three of their six tries arriving in a five-minute, second-half burst.</p> <p>Yoann Huget (2), Vincent Clerc, Yannick Jauzion, Georgian hooker Jaba Bregvadze and Maxime Medard all grabbed tries as Stade, having hung on at just 10-9 down at the interval, wilted in the second period.</p> <p>Toulouse, buoyed by the return of their Six Nations internationals, stay third in the table with 69 points, six behind Clermont and eight off pace-setters Toulon.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130324/rugbyu-six-try-toulouse-cement-play-push" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Human Interest Rugby union Stade Français Top 14 AFP Sun, 24 Mar 2013 22:30:53 +0000 5792780 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: Six-try Toulouse cement play-off push http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130324/rugbyu-six-try-toulouse-cement-play-push-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>French champions Toulouse consolidated their push for a Top 14 play-off spot with a bonus point 43-16 rout of Stade Francais on Sunday with three of their six tries arriving in a 10-minute, second-half burst.</p> <p>Yoann Huget (2), Vincent Clerc, Yannick Jauzion, Georgian hooker Jaba Bregvadze and Maxime Medard all grabbed tries as Stade, having hung on at just 10-9 down at the interval, wilted in the second period.</p> <p>Toulouse, buoyed by the return of their Six Nations internationals, stay third in the table with 69 points, six behind Clermont and eight off pace-setters Toulon.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130324/rugbyu-six-try-toulouse-cement-play-push-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Human Interest Rugby union Stade Français Top 14 AFP Sun, 24 Mar 2013 23:15:15 +0000 5792794 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: Pool-Jones swops roles at Stade Francais http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130327/rugbyu-pool-jones-swops-roles-at-stade-francais <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>Richard Pool-Jones will take a sideways step at Stade Francais next season, moving from his post of sporting director back to that of vice-president of the board of directors, the Parisian club announced Wednesday.</p> <p>The 43-year-old Englisman, a former backrow forward for Stade Francais, had left his position as vice-president for that of sporting director in May 2012 after the dismissal of Australian coach Michael Cheika.</p> <p>Christophe Laussucq and David Auradou will now take over the squad of the Top 14 outfit for the remainder of the season.</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.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/130327/rugbyu-pool-jones-swops-roles-at-stade-francais" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 16th arrondissement of Paris Human Interest Richard Pool-Jones Rugby union Stade Français AFP Wed, 27 Mar 2013 12:16:17 +0000 5795227 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: European Challenge Cup quarter-final results http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130405/rugbyu-european-challenge-cup-quarter-final-results <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>European Challenge Cup quarter-final results on Friday:</p> <p> Perpignan (FRA) 30 Toulouse (FRA) 19</p> <p> London Wasps (ENG) 28 Leinster (IRL) 48</p> <p> Thursday:</p> <p> Gloucester (ENG) 31 Biarritz (FRA) 41</p> <p> Saturday</p> <p> Bath (ENG) v Stade Francais (FRA)</p> <p> afp</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> London Wasps Rugby union Stade Français AFP Sat, 06 Apr 2013 03:00:33 +0000 5803173 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: European Challenge Cup quarter-final result http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130406/rugbyu-european-challenge-cup-quarter-final-result <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>European Challenge Cup quarter-final result on Saturday:</p> <p>Bath (ENG) 20 Stade Francais (FRA) 36</p> <p>Friday</p> <p>Perpignan (FRA) 30 Toulouse (FRA) 19</p> <p>London Wasps (ENG) 28 Leinster (IRL) 48</p> <p>Thursday:</p> <p>Gloucester (ENG) 31 Biarritz (FRA) 41</p> <p>afp</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> 16th arrondissement of Paris London Wasps Stade Français AFP Sat, 06 Apr 2013 14:45:42 +0000 5803803 at http://www.globalpost.com