France Rugby World Cup Team 2015

2015 France Fixtures & Results at Rugby World Cup

19-Sep-15 France 32–10  Italy Twickenham Stadium, London
23-Sep-15 France 38-11  Romania Olympic Stadium, London
1-Oct-15 France 41-18  Canada Stadium mk, Milton Keynes
11-Oct-15 France 9-24  Ireland Millennium Stadium, Cardiff

Points Table

Team Pld W D L TF PF PA +/− BP Pts
France 2 2 0 0 7 70 21 +49 1 9

2015 Team Squad / Players

Player  Position  Date of Birth (Age)  Caps  Club/Province
Guilhem Guirado Hooker 17 June 1986 34 Toulon
Benjamin Kayser Hooker 26 July 1984 33 Clermont
Dimitri Szarzewski Hooker 26 January 1983 81 Racing
Uini Atonio Prop 26 March 1990 9 La Rochelle
Eddy Ben Arous Prop 25 August 1990 7 Racing
Vincent Debaty Prop 2 October 1981 32 Clermont
Nicolas Mas Prop 23 May 1980 80 Montpellier
Rabah Slimani Prop 18 October 1989 17 Stade Français
Alexandre Flanquart Lock 9 October 1989 15 Stade Français
Yoann Maestri Lock 14 January 1988 38 Toulouse
Pascal Papé Lock 5 October 1980 61 Stade Français
Thierry Dusautoir (c) Flanker 18 November 1981 76 Toulouse
Bernard Le Roux Flanker 4 June 1989 18 Racing
Yannick Nyanga Flanker 19 December 1983 43 Racing
Fulgence Ouedraogo Flanker 21 July 1986 37 Montpellier
Damien Chouly Number 8 27 November 1985 31 Clermont
Louis Picamoles Number 8 5 February 1986 47 Toulouse
Rory Kockott Scrum-half 25 June 1986 9 Castres
Morgan Parra Scrum-half 15 November 1988 61 Clermont
Sébastien Tillous-Borde Scrum-half 29 April 1985 16 Toulon
Frédéric Michalak Fly-half 16 October 1982 73 Toulon
Rémi Tales Fly-half 2 May 1984 19 Racing
Mathieu Bastareaud Centre 17 September 1988 35 Toulon
Alexandre Dumoulin Centre 24 August 1989 4 Racing
Gaël Fickou Centre 26 March 1994 13 Toulouse
Wesley Fofana Centre 20 January 1988 35 Clermont
Sofiane Guitoune Wing 27 March 1989 4 Bordeaux Bègles
Yoann Huget Wing 2 June 1987 40 Toulouse
Noa Nakaitaci Wing 11 July 1990 4 Clermont
Brice Dulin Fullback 13 April 1990 20 Racing
Scott Spedding Fullback 4 May 1986 10 Clermont

Facts

Union French Rugby Federation
Nickname(s) Les Bleus; Les Tricolores;
Le XV de France
Emblem(s) Gallic rooster
Ground(s) Stade de France
Coach(es) Phillipe Saint-Andre
Captain(s) Thierry Dusautoir
Most caps Fabien Pelous (118)
Top scorer Frédéric Michalak (394)
Most tries Serge Blanco (38)

 

First international
France 8–38 New Zealand (1 January 1906)
Largest win
Namibia 10–87 France (16 September 2007)
Largest defeat
New Zealand 61–10 France (9 June 2007)
World Cup
Appearances 7 (First in 1987)
Best result Runners up, 1987, 1999, 2011

France at Rugby World Cup 2011

Fixtures & Results

Date & Time Team vs Team Stadiums
10/09 - 18:00 FranceFrance 47-21 JapanJapan Auckland
18/09 - 20:30 FranceFrance 46-19 CanadaCanada Napier
24/09 - 20:30 New ZealandNew Zealand 37-17 FranceFrance Auckland
01/10 - 18:00 FranceFrance 14-19 TongaTonga Wellington
08/10 -20.30 England 12-19 France Auckland
15/10 - 21.00 Wales 8-9 France Auckland
23/10 -21.00 France 7-8 New Zealand Auckland

2011 Team Squad

Player Position Caps Club/province
Guilhem Guirado Hooker 12 Perpignan
William Servat Hooker 37 Toulouse
Dimitri Szarzewski Hooker 48 Stade Français
Fabien Barcella Prop 12 Biarritz
Thomas Domingo Prop 17 Clermont
Luc Ducalcon Prop 6 Castres
Sylvain Marconnet Prop 83 Biarritz
Nicolas Mas Prop 44 Perpignan
Jean-Baptiste Poux Prop 28 Toulouse
Romain Millo-Chluski Lock 16 Toulouse
Lionel Nallet Lock 62 Racing Métro
Pascal Papé Lock 27 Stade Français
Julien Pierre Lock 17 Clermont
Julien Bonnaire Flanker 61 Clermont
Thierry Dusautoir (c) Flanker 42 Toulouse
Imanol Harinordoquy Flanker 69 Biarritz
Fulgence Ouedraogo Flanker 22 Montpellier
Raphaël Lakafia Number 8 0 Biarritz
Louis Picamoles Number 8 17 Toulouse
Morgan Parra Scrum-half 27 Clermont
Dimitri Yachvili Scrum-half 50 Biarritz
David Skrela Fly-half 20 Toulouse
François Trinh-Duc Fly-half 27 Montpellier
Fabrice Estebanez Centre 4 Brive
David Marty Centre 33 Perpignan
Maxime Mermoz Centre 8 Perpignan
Aurélien Rougerie Centre 63 Clermont
Vincent Clerc Wing 48 Toulouse
Yoann Huget Wing 7 Bayonne
Maxime Médard Wing 19 Toulouse
Alexis Palisson Wing 14 Brive
Cédric Heymans Fullback 54 Toulouse
Damien Traille Fullback 82 Biarritz

France Rugby Team Coaches

Name Tenure
Jean Prat 1964–1968
Fernand Cazenave 1968–1973
Jean Desclaux 1973–1980
Jacques Fouroux 1981–1990
Daniel Dubroca 1990–1991
Pierre Berbizier 1991–1995
Jean-Claude Skrela 1995–1999
Bernard Laporte 1999–2007
Marc Lièvremont 2007–present