Mathieu Bastareaud

France select Frederic Michalak at fly-half for second Test against New Zealand
Thursday 13th June 09:39

France have named Frederic Michalak at fly-half for Saturday's second Test against New Zealand in Christchurch.

France centre Mathieu Bastareaud seeking redemption against New Zealand
Wednesday 5th June 10:00

Mathieu Bastareaud is intent on proving his worth to France in Saturday's opening Test against New Zealand.

Mathieu Bastareaud one step closer to France return in Six Nations
Monday 28th January 19:59

Mathieu Bastareaud has made the second cut for a place in the France squad for the Six Nations after coach Philippe Saint-Andre further trimmed his initial selection.

Bastareaud signs Stade deal
Wednesday 24th March 14:44

France star Mathieu Bastareaud has signed a three-year contract with Top 14 outfit Stade Francais.

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Guinness PRO12: Stuart Barnes backs Munster to end Leinster's run

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Good Week/Bad Week: We take a look at the winners and losers from the last seven days

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