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Lions lose Akker to France

NEWS: The Lions have lost another key player ahead of their Currie Cup campaign.

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France confirms 2023 bid

NEWS: The French Rugby Federation confirmed they throw their name in the hat to bid to host the 2023 World Cup.

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Basque merger off

NEWS: Emblematic Basque clubs Biarritz and Bayonne will not be merging, following a resounding "no" vote by the latter.

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Pumas get their 'revenge'

REPORT: Argentina got revenge on the French Barbarians when they beat them 21-9 in their second encounter at the La Plata club in Buenos Aires.

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Preview: Argentina v French BaaBaas

Both Argentina and the French Barbarians made multiple changes to their teams for the second and last match.

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Collins's daughter out of coma

NEWS: The baby daughter of former New Zealand international Jerry Collins has awoken from a coma, the family announced on Thursday.

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Bayonne president to resign

NEWS: Bayonne rugby club president Manuel Merin will follow in the footsteps of Biarritz counterpart Serge Blanco and hand in his resignation.

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Lille on thin ice

Lille might not make its ground-breaking bow on the French professional rugby scene next season after its promotion into the second-division ProD2 was refused.

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Blanco steps down at Biarritz

NEWS: Serge Blanco resigned as Biarritz president on Tuesday following his unsuccessful attempt to merge the club with Basque rivals Bayonne.

Agen scoop Ulster prop

NEWS: Promoted Top 14 outfit Agen have recruited Irish prop Dave Ryan on a two-year deal from Ulster, the French club said on Tuesday.

Harinordoquy extends Toulouse stay

NEWS: Veteran back row forward Imanol Harinordoquy has extended his contract with Toulouse, the Top 14 club's president confirmed Monday.

Toulon lured Duane into media trap

Stormers captain Duane Vermeulen accused Toulon of breaking the confidentiality clause by 'unveiling' him at a media briefing last week.

Spies: Bulls didn't want me anymore

NEWS: Springbok Pierre Spies has revealed that he was regarded as surplus to requirements at the Bulls, which is why he is heading to France.

France legend joins Bordeaux staff

France legend Emile Ntamack has joined Bordeaux Begles as backline coach on a three-year deal, the Top 14 club announced on Friday.

Jake welcomes Du Plessis brothers

NEWS: World Cup winning coach Jake White has formally welcomed the Du Plessis brothers, Jannie and Bismarck, to his French club Montpellier.

Oyonnax build state of the art pitch

NEWS: Top 14 side Oyonnax will be the first French side to play on a synthetic pitch next season, the Rhone-Alpes club confirmed on Tuesday.

Holmes off to La Rochelle

NEWS: Western Force flyhalf Zack Holmes has signed a two-year deal with French club La Rochelle, the Top 14 club announced on Tuesday.

Collins daughter in 'stable' condition

NEWS: The three-month-old daughter of former New Zealand international Jerry Collins remains in a stable but "worrying" condition.