Plisson will parter Jean-Marc Doussain while Pascal Pape will skipper Les Blues in the absence of Thierry Dusautoir
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Saturday 22 January 2011
Monday 17 January 2011
Jonny Wilkinson kicked Toulon to a 32-16 Pool Three victory over Munster last night to help his team reach the knockout stages, but sending the Irish province out of the competition before the quarter-finals for the first time in 12 years.
Sunday 16 January 2011
In Australia yesterday, Danny Cipriani started for the Melbourne Rebels in their first game, against Tonga in a warm-up for the Super 15. The sometime Wasps and England fly-half played the first half of a match that was won by the Rebels, 43-13, after they had been 13-12 down at the break. Cipriani was seen to apply ice to his knee after leaving the field.
Wednesday 05 January 2011
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec has been described by a contemporary critic as, ‘the quintessential chronicler of Paris’. The work of the artist (1864-1901) immediately evokes the decadent atmosphere of fin-de siècle Paris. And a touch of gay Paree might well rub off on Bedford next month when the British Museum Tour of his work arrives at Bedford Gallery.
Wednesday 29 December 2010
Jonny Wilkinson, struggling for some weeks with shoulder problems and held back from the last round of Heineken Cup matches, has made a full recovery and may feature for Toulon in tonight's Top 14 match against Bayonne deep in the Basque country.
Tuesday 21 December 2010
Saturday 11 December 2010
Tuesday 23 November 2010
Bolton chairman Phil Gartside will open contract talks with much-improved Swedish striker Johan Elmander tomorrow.
Sunday 07 November 2010
Exeter Chiefs carried their strong Aviva Premiership form into the LV Cup yesterday, beating London Wasps 29-6 at Sandy Park. Sireli Naqelevuki and Matt Jess scored Exeter's tries and Ignacio Mieres kicked two conversions and five penalties. Elliot Daly kicked two conversions for Wasps.
Monday 18 October 2010
Saturday 16 October 2010
Monday 11 October 2010
Sunday 10 October 2010
Sunday 03 October 2010
Wednesday 29 September 2010
Jonny Wilkinson, an even-money shot to return to England's starting line-up when the All Blacks visit Twickenham in a little over five weeks' time, must be doing something right if the man once revered by the French as the "anti-Wilkinson" rates him the best outside-half around. Frédéric Michalak, who began his Test career playing the flawed genius to Wilkinson's flawless robot, believes his old rival is on the verge of delivering something special for his country this autumn.
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