Halfback Morgan Parra will captain the French in Dunedin.
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Ospreys forwards coach Chris Gibbes has left Europe for head coaching role with Wellington.
Munster head coach Anthony Foley, who held a unique place in the tradition and affections of the Irish province, has died overnight at the team's hotel in Paris.
Eddie Jones admits his reign as England rugby could be extended beyond the 2019 World Cup.
Scotland head coach Vern Cotter will return to the French Top 14 with Montpellier next season.
NZR chief executive Steve Tew says the All Blacks haven't accused anyone for planting a listening device in the All Blacks' hotel room.
England international Owen Farrell eclipsed All Blacks great Dan Carter as Saracens clinched European rugby's major club prize in Lyon.
England ran in three tries to complete their first grand slam triumph since 2003 with a 31-21 Six Nations victory over arch-rivals France at the Stade de France.
Ireland ended a disappointing defence of the Six Nations title with their best display of the championship, beating Scotland 35-25 in an exciting contest to wrap up the campaign with two victories in a row.
Wales ran in nine tries in a devastating attacking display to demolish Italy 67-14 and finish a disappointing Six Nations campaign on a high.
England have survived a terrific late Welsh surge to put one hand on their first Six Nations title for five years as 20 points for Owen Farrell helped them beat Wales 25-21.
England scored two tries in five minutes on their way to a 21-10 victory over Ireland at Twickenham to keep Eddie Jones' team on course for the Six Nations title.
Wales has extended Scotland's losing Six Nations championship run to nine matches, while France just edged Ireland after scoring a late try.