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# Jouez

This year
The world's two best teams battle for Six Nations supremacy in Dublin today
Ireland and France are both missing key players for what should be an epic encounter.
Last year
France are favourites but Ireland bring momentum even without their key man
Andy Farrell’s side have a huge challenge ahead of them at Stade de France.
All time
Birthday boy Jalibert guides France to Argentina win
The fly-half set up two tries in a 29-20 victory in Paris.
Leinster must make big-game experience count against ROG's La Rochelle
The Top 14 side have plenty of threats but Leinster will expect to handle the pressure better.
Late Russell magic sees Racing past Saracens and into Champions Cup final
Simon Zebo and Donnacha Ryan started for the French club, who won with Juan Imhoff’s 76th-minute try.
Toulouse's thrilling start to season a concern for travelling Ulster
The Top 14 side are targetting a record-setting fifth Heineken Champions Cup crown.
'I still don't regret coming home because I have had six great years in Ireland'
Robin Copeland has signed for French Pro D2 club Soyaux Angoulême XV Charente.
U20s star Jack Crowley's score among nominations for AIL try of the season
There were some stunning efforts on the men’s and women’s leagues this season.
20-year-old centre gets first start as France make one change for Italy clash
Montpellier man Arthur Vincent replaces the injured Virimi Vakatawa.
Bravo les Bleus! But it's too early to know if France are genuinely back
Similarly, we can’t write off England’s Six Nations hopes just yet.
France name two debutants and a frightening backline for England clash
Anthony Bouthier and Mohamed Haouas will win their first caps in Paris on Sunday.
Analysis: How the threat of red cards could be favouring teams who offload
Eoin Toolan examines the All Blacks’ support play to explain their effectiveness in offloading.
'My fear is that with talented players, if you over-coach them, you'll kill the instinct'
Nigel Osborne runs the skills-based Rugby and French camps every summer near Biarritz.
Big performance against les Bleus can ease concerns over Schmidt's Ireland
The home side have named 13 of the starting team that beat the All Blacks back in November.
France will 'sniff blood' as they aim to pressure Ireland's 'weaknesses'
The Toulouse trio of Antoine Dupoint, Romain Ntamack and Thomas Ramos will be central for the French.
Toulouse's exciting young guns show the way as Leinster come up short
‘It was beautiful, sometimes we’re beautiful!’
'It was a huge occasion for them and you could see what it meant to them'
Leinster boss Leo Cullen rued his team’s inaccuracies as they came up short in Toulouse.
France the ideal setting for Leinster’s exciting attack to be unleashed again
Clermont have undoubted quality but Leinster are an exciting attacking force.
'In my life, I have a philosophy that I want to understand the world'
Highly-rated French coach Régis Sonnes is working in Bandon after leaving the Top 14 behind.
From Munster to Nice: Scrum-half Foley excited by new French adventure
The 21-year-old Crosshaven man has signed for the Fédérale 2 club.
Analysis: Heaslip's offloads the highlight of Ireland's final-day victory
The Ireland number eight released two excellent balls out of the tackle against Scotland.
Analysis: Jackman's Grenoble bringing French flair back to the Top 14
We use GIFs, screenshots and videos to examine the exciting attacking play of Grenoble so far this season.