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The rugby scene in France is among the strongest in the world. Many of the top internationals who play for France will stay with their clubs throughout their career as there is a real regional pride with the club sides. The onset of professionalism in rugby union at the end of the 20th century saw […]

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Rugby Union was introduced to France by the British in 1872, and by 1906 the national side played its first game against New Zealand in Paris. Like the national football team, the side is called “Les Bleus” in reference to the playing shirt and the French flag. The side competes annually in the Six Nations […]

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