FRANCE WORLD CUP RUGBY – The France national rugby union team represents France in rugby union. France is a member of the French Rugby Federation - they compete against England, Ireland, Ireland, Italy, Scotland and Wales in the Six Nations Championship. France's coach is Phillipe Saint-Andre. Their captain is Thierry Dusautoir. France's top goal-scorer is Christophe Lamaison. France have won the championship sixteen times, shared it eight times, and have completed nine grand slams. Eight former French players have been inducted into the International Rugby Hall of Fame or the IRB Hall of Fame. In 1906 the France national side played its first Test match against New Zealand. France play in the Six Nations Championship. France also competed in the rugby competitions in the Summer Olympics, winning the gold medal in 1900 and two silver medals in the 1920s. The national team won their first Five Nations title outright in 1959. Buy France Rugby World Cup tickets 2015.