Trent Robinson to spearhead France World Cup effort

Sydney Roosters coach Trent Robinson will team up again with former Catalans Dragons coach Laurent Frayssinous to take charge of the France national team ahead…

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Laurent Lucchese: Super League’s Number One Player

The first name on Super League’s first-ever teamsheet was that of Laurent Lucchese, the Paris St Germain fullback in that wonderful opening-night victory over Sheffield…

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Frayssinous to be next French coach?

Former Catalans Dragons coach Laurent Frayssinous is among the frontrunners for the post of head coach of the France team ahead of this year’s World…

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Treiziste Diary: Tackling a cross-code blindspot

Rugby League World’s Treiziste Diarist, Pierre Carcau, offers an insight into the way the French media suffers a persistent one-way blindness when it comes to…

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Lacoste wins French Presidential election

Luc Lacoste, a 54 year-old businessman with little previous experience in rugby league, has been elected the new president of the French Rugby League Federation….

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Who runs French Rugby League? We are about to find out!

Rugby League World’s Treiziste Diarist Pierre Carcau looks at the battle currently being fought out to run the French Rugby League Federation, as the current…

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French Rugby League elections in crisis

By Mike Rylance The elections that will determine which direction the French Rugby League Federation takes over the next four years have been plunged into…

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Do you remember the Treize Tournoi ?

Twenty two years ago this week, one of British Rugby League’s most innovative yet typically short-lived innovations was reaching its conclusion. On November 1, 1998,…

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French dispute reaches the courts

A bitter legal battle at the heart of French Rugby League threatens to derail the country’s preparations for next year’s World Cup. The long-running dispute…

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Codes of difference in France

Rugby League World’s regular Treiziste Diarist, Pierre Carcau, assesses a key difference between the two rugby codes in France. If you are a Rugby League…

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