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3dTom Hamilton

Love, rugby and a sport's crucial battle with concussion

On the eve of the Rugby World Cup, Tom Hamilton assesses how far the game has come and how far it still has to go in its understanding of the most prevalent -- and damaging -- injury in rugby.

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26dReuters

Scotland come from behind to defeat France

Scotland overturned a first-half deficit in Edinburgh to defeat France 17-14 after tries from Sean Maitland and Chris Harris.

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35dESPN

France centre Doumayrou out of World Cup

France centre Geoffrey Doumayrou will not play at the Rugby World Cup in Japan after picking up an achilles injury, head coach Jacques Brunel announced in a news conference on Thursday.

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93dReuters and ESPN

Bastareaud left out of France World Cup squad

Toulon centre Mathieu Bastareaud, who was France's vice-captain during the 2019 Six Nations, has been surprisingly left out of the country's squad for the World Cup in Japan.

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185dJames Harrington

ESPN Fantasy Rugby: Team of the Tournament

The 2019 Six Nations may be over, but which players made it into ESPN's Fantasy Rugby Team of the Tournament? Remarkably, only one of Wales' Grand Slam heroes makes the cut.

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186dJames Harrington

ESPN Fantasy Rugby: Round 5 Team of the Week

Gareth Anscombe guided Wales to the Six Nations title with a Man of the Match performance, and he got his rewards in our Six Nations Fantasy Rugby game too.

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189dJames Harrington

Fantasy Rugby 2019: Six Nations Week 5 Preview

It's the final week, and it's not just the Grand Slam and Six Nations that are on the line. Who's going to win you the points in the final push for ESPN Fantasy Rugby glory?

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192dJames Harrington

Fantasy Rugby: Team of the Week Round 4

England and Ireland's high-scoring stars dominate the Round 4 Fantasy Rugby Team of the Week.

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195dTom Hamilton

Six Nations offers relief in rugby's turbulent times

Between the messy civil war in Welsh rugby, the salary cap problems of the English game and the confusion over a new 'Nations Championship', rugby is taking a battering, but the action on the pitch could provide welcome relief this weekend.

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197dESPN

Cronin dropped from Ireland squad for France

Leinster forward Sean Cronin made his first Six Nations start against Italy but was replaced before the hour mark and is not in the squad for the match at the Aviva Stadium.

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206dJames Harrington

ESPN Fantasy Rugby: Team of Week 3

A resurgent France performance means that their players dominate the best XV of Week 3 in ESPN Fantasy Rugby -- but which other players top the point-scoring charts?

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208dESPN Staff

France finally find their form to see off weakened Scotland

After frustrating defeats by Wales and England in the opening two weeks of the Six Nations, France took advantage of a weakened Scotland team to clinch their first win of this year's campaign.

2019 RankingsSix Nations

  • FRA4th
    Tries Scored 1st England : 24 Tries Scored
    ENG1st
    12
    24
  • FRA5th
    Points Difference 1st England : 83 Points Difference
    ENG1st
    -25
    83