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# french test

All time
# enforcer
'France are in our way': Jenny Murphy relishing the big stage of a vital World Cup test
The hardest hitter in Ireland’s arsenal is determined to make the free-flowing French stop and think.
# Blackout
New Zealand steam-roll Canada to complete perfect run to World Cup semis
An eight-try rout has left 2014 runners-up Canada out of the running for a semi-final berth.
# forte
Ireland bidding to stop French fluency at source with pack physicality
Tom Tierney’s team selection paves the way for a serious battle in UCD tomorrow evening.
# mean to go on
Good start half the work for Leinster in Castres
It’s a big day for Luke Fitzgerald and Gordon D’Arcy as the eastern province tries to keep the winning rhythm going.
# Interview
Jonny Sexton's younger brother forging his future in France
Jonny’s sibling, Jerry, is half a season into his first contract with Auch in the Pro D2.
# french test
'If Ulster can win in Montpellier, it will be a serious statement'
Former Munster flanker David Wallace has been impressed by the province’s recent turn in fortunes.
# New START
League debut awaits as Jonathan Sexton named outhalf for Racing Metro
The former Leinster man is joined by Dan Lydiate in the starting XV.
# french test
Clermont are 'undoubtedly' the favourites says Leinster coach Schmidt
The Kiwi is daunted by his former side’s blistering start to their Heineken Cup pool.