Poitou-Charentes, France Newswire

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  1. 2017 Qatar GP: MotoGP Race Results - Desert stormed: Vinales draws first blood in 2017Read the original story

    Yesterday | Paddock Talk

    Rain, delays, uncertainty and a decision for a slightly shortened race distance prefaced the 20 laps that then blew the drama out the water: MotoGPTM is back for 2017, and in some style. After stealing the headlines throughout preseason, Maverick Vinales retains them after his first win for Yamaha - but easy it wasn't, as the polesitter fought it out with Andrea Dovizioso in an awesome desert duel.

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  2. Rugby: Tries, points galore for Kiwis in EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The New Zealand Herald

    The New Zealanders in England's Aviva Premiership helped themselves to eight tries and a plethora of points off the tee over the weekend. Wasps' 40-33 victory over Worcester saw No 12 Jimmy Gopperth slot four more goals, and centre Alapati Leiua score a try.

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  3. Qatar Moto2: Morbidelli claims dominant maiden winRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Motorsport.com

    Marc VDS rider Franco Morbidelli scored a dominant career-first Moto2 victory in the opening round of the 2017 season in Qatar. With heavy rain causing the cancellation of Saturday's qualifying, Morbidelli started the race from pole due to having the best practice time from Thursday and Friday.

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  4. Last-gasp win for BriveRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Sky Sports

    A try from Fijian centre Sevanaia Galala after the final buzzer gave Brive a dramatic 28-25 win over Montpellier in the French Top 14 on Sunday. The victory, thanks mostly to 22 points from the boot of full-back Gaetan Germain, just about kept Brive in the race for a top six play-off finish, leaving them four points off Pau.

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  5. Sense of dread around Edinburgh at thought of La Rochelle's 'jouie'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Sunday Herald

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  6. Adopt a Belgian: Kevin van MelsenRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 25 | Podium Cafe

    Out of the two hundred some people that start a professional bike race, one person wins it. Three people podium.

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  7. French chateau for just $3.5 million seems like a stealRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 22 | Stuff.co.nz

    This stunning 10-bedroom French chateau in Vienne could have been a copy of Disney's Cinderella Castle, except it was built 140 years earlier. A French chateau is the stuff of dreams and this one looks right out of a Disney movie.

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  8. WP Nel: Scotland prop signs new three-year deal at EdinburghRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 22 | Newsday

    Scotland prop Willem Nel has signed a three-year contract extension at Edinburgh, keeping him at the Pro12 club until May 2020. "It's been great to see a lot of young talent coming through this season and hopefully I can help with their development in the coming years.

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  9. Amazing sleight of hand by Victor Vito in long-range tryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 20 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    Jordie Barrett's not the only one with a behind-the-back pass, Victor Vito shows he can do it too in setting up Jason Eaton for French club La Rochele. The former All Blacks loose forward, now playing for French club La Rochelle, threw an offload to help set up an amazing try during La Rochelle's 36-17 win over Brive at the weekend.

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  10. The Magic of Jacques DemyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 20 | Film School Rejects

    The bright, colorful musical visually mirrors Demy's The Umbrellas of Cherbourg and The Young Girls of Rochefort , and director Damien Chazelle was able to capture something of the melancholic sweetness of Demy's musicals. Demy is not one of the most famous French directors, however his films have a specific charm and intelligence that no other filmmaker could match.

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  11. Top cruise offered in silent auction for York hospiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 20 | Gazetteherald.co.uk

    LONG cruise for two people is up for grabs in a silent auction which will raise vital funds for St Leonard's Hospice in York. It will depart from Southampton and call in at La Rochelle in France, Bilbao and La Coruna in Spain and then onto the island of Guernsey before arriving back at Southampton on April 23. Dawn Clements, of St Leonard's Hospice, said: "This is a fantastic and unique opportunity to go on a fantastic cruise and support the hospice at the same time."

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  12. Kiwis in Europe: Kiwi-laden Clermont still showing classRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 19 | The New Zealand Herald

    Clermont gave a timely reminder of their quality with a 65-13 shellacking of Pau in a truncated weekend of French Top 14 play. Former Counties Manukau No 8 Fritz Lee scored a try and Stephen Brett kicked a conversion, while Benson Stanley was at No 12 for the second-placed club.

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  13. Sport24.co.za | France topple Wales after 100 minutesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 18 | News24

    Camille Lopez converted a Camille Chat try after 20 minutes of stoppage time to seal a nail-biting 20-18 victory for France over Wales in the Six Nations on Saturday. Wales looked like victors at the Stade de France after Leigh Halfpenny booted six penalties to hand the visitors an 18-13 lead going into the closing minutes.

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  14. New Zealand Rugby vows to keep fighting the fight against talent raiders of northRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 18 | Stuff.co.nz

    Slowly, surely and irrefutably New Zealand rugby is being stripped of an important layer of talent, and there may not be anything the game's guardians in this country can do about it. In the last month Aaron Cruden , Steven Luatua , James Lowe and Tawera Kerr-Barlow have all announced they are departing New Zealand at season's end to take up rich deals in the northern hemisphere.

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  15. Racing 92 and Stade Francais games postponed as anger over merger deepensRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 17 | Andover Advertiser

    The shock proposed merger between Paris rivals Racing 92 and Stade Francais has resulted in Saturday's Top 14 fixtures involving the clubs being postponed. Stade, whose players are on strike over the planned merger, were due to play at Castres on Saturday late afternoon, while Racing were to face at Montpellier on Saturday evening.

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  16. This is the monstrous French pack facing Wales... possibly the biggest the Six Nations has ever seenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 17 | IcNetwork

    Among the small matter of chasing World Ranking points in Paris on Saturday comes the big news Wales will line up against a French side boasting one of the heaviest packs in Six Nations history.... and that's before the considerable 24st 6lbs and 6ft 5ins frame of prop Uini Atonio emerges from the replacements bench. The return of Clermont Auvergne enforcer Sebastien Vahaamahina to the side that beat Italy in Rome last weekend provides 6ft 8ins and 19st 12lbs ballast to the second row while the retention of 22-year-old Brive blindside Fabien Sanconnie, after making his debut last weekend against the Azzurri, beefs up the back-row to the tune of 6ft 5ins and 17st 13lbs.

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  17. Five Photo Accessories Worthy of Consuming Your Tax Refund CheckRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 16 | Shutterbug

    There's something here for everyone this week. We look at a retro tripod from a famous filter maker, a messenger bag from a famous tripod maker, a lens case from my favorite photo backpack maker and a new circular polarizing filter from a not-so-famous accessory maker-plus a knockout protective case for your MacBook.

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  18. Prue Leith's story of how she adopted a baby from CambodiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 16 | Daily Mail

    How I gave a new life to a war child - and she transformed mine: New Bake Off queen PRUE LEITH tells the life-affirming story of how she adopted a baby rescued from the killing fields of Cambodia Prue Leith, pictured left, adopted 16-month-old Li-Da in 1975. As a baby, she escaped from Phnom Penh on the back of her father three days before its fall Have you ever seen the musical Miss Saigon? If so, you'll have some idea of the terrifying circumstances in which my adopted daughter Li-Da left her native Cambodia.

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  19. Wales captain Jones warns of old school French packRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 16 | Penarth Times

    CAPTAIN Alun Wyn Jones says Wales will be facing a hefty France 'team of old' in Paris tomorrow afternoon, writes Chris Kirwan. Les Bleus have made one change to the side that comprehensively beat Italy 40-18 in Rome last weekend with Clermont Auvergne's Sebastien Vahaamahina slotting into the second row.

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  20. Chance to bid on a cruiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 16 | York Press

    LONG cruise for two people is up for grabs in a silent auction which will raise vital funds for St Leonard's Hospice in York. It will depart from Southampton and call in at La Rochelle in France, Bilbao and La Coruna in Spain and then onto the island of Guernsey before arriving back at Southampton on April 23. Dawn Clements, director of fundraising at St Leonard's Hospice, said: "This is a fantastic and unique opportunity to go on a fantastic cruise and support the hospice at the same time."

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