# france - Today’s News
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# france - Wednesday 19 March, 2014
His walk is a “personal journey” aimed at bringing the message of Pope Francis’s November attack of the “tyranny” of financial markets.
# france - Monday 17 March, 2014
We’ve scanned the pages of Midi Olympique, L’Équipe and Aujourd’hui en France to find out what they’re talking about.
The tighthead prop shared a respectful post-match moment with direct opponent Thomas Domingo at the Stade de France.
Ireland’s openside flanker had an outstanding championship as he thrived under Joe Schmidt’s coaching.
Hundreds of police officers will man 60 checkpoints to ensure only the allowed cars and motorcycles are on the roads.
Anyone for a bit of face paint? Ah, go on.
The Irish squad have been paying tribute to the legendary outside centre.
# france - Sunday 16 March, 2014
The Leinster lock has been almost ever-present for Ireland this season and is playing the finest rugby of his career.
‘I’ve had so much fun over the last 15 years, and I feel very grateful to finish in this fantastic way.’
Ireland’s head coach refused to accept the credit after guiding Ireland to their Six Nations triumph.
The Ireland captain has lauded the influence of Joe Schmidt in turning around a team that finished fifth last year.
# france - Saturday 15 March, 2014
Despite a powerful start from the French, Joe Schmidt’s men rode out the storm at the Stade de France.
When will we see his likes again?
The great centre vowed to give Ireland one more year and he has delivered.
The toughest of them all.
These fans really take their work seriously.
Even if you hate rugby, this will make you smile.
Ireland’s inspirational blindside flanker recalls being unable to watch 2009’s Six Nations endgame.
The set-piece will be vital against France, as will holding onto the ball and the impact of the bench.
Joe Schmidt’s men have built for this occasion perfectly, but there are no guarantees against Les Bleus.
… and then there were three.
# france - Friday 14 March, 2014
Tom loves a bit of dessert.
Gillian Bourke scored the first two tries France have conceded in this year’s Championship, but Ireland came up just short.
There’s nothing quite like Paris in the springtime.
Blindside flanker Peter O’Mahony and forwards coach John Plumtree insist that their focus is on the team effort.
The experienced lock is relishing tomorrow’s Six Nations clash at Stade de France.
We’ve taken a look at what they’re writing in Midi Olympique, L’Équipe and Le Parisien.
The prop embodies Ireland’s sense of easy confidence before a traditionally nervy Test.
The captain and his coach are intent on limiting ammunition to Les Bleus’ back three.
# france - Thursday 13 March, 2014
Let’s win this one for Paul McShane!
The Ireland captain has never won in Paris. He’s hoping ending that run will result in a medal this weekend.
Playing France with the Championship on the line was a dream scenario in January, now the Kiwi wants to make winning silverware a reality.
This is the Ireland team to take on France in Saturday’s Six Nations decider.
Philippe Saint-Andre has recalled Louis Picamoles to play at number six against Ireland.
Shifting possession to the far side of the pitch following a transfer of possession may not always be the ideal tactic.
Grenoble’s skills coach provides us with his views on why France are struggling for form.
# france - Wednesday 12 March, 2014
The France hooker says he is disappointed with how the national team is being treated by the media.
It’s surely about time we won this fixture again.
This piece uses GIFs and videos to examine Les Bleus’ attacking ‘structure’ as well as their danger on the counter.
Philip Doyle’s side are hoping to deny the home team a Grand Slam in Pau.
The Sean O’Brien-captained Irish are targeting their third win of the championship.