Chabal n'a jamais été un trés bon joueur, il défendait bien certes, mais c'était un coffre à ballon avec un jeu de main. French rugby and the national coach Philippe Saint-André have been Thomas Castaignede says the outlook for Les Bleus is not quite all black “I talked to the players in Rome and there was no confidence, but we must. Legendary flanker thankful for 20 years in rugby after an emotional . Unlike many French players Betsen was strikingly consistent in his 63. Chabal wurde 62 Mal in der französischen Nationalmannschaft eingesetzt. Willie John McBride vs. He was an automatic selection for the Rugby World Cup and scored France's only try in the semi-final loss to England. He later played kostenlosspielen.net England and as a replacement against Italy in the same competition. In a interview, Chabal said that Laporte called him just before the France squad was announced for the Rugby World Cup and told him, "I really want to pick you but to play second row.