France haven't resorted to slanging matches as the clock runs down for their semi-final showdown with England.
They've sported their best pouts and stripped down to their bare bones in some cases to let off steam in preparation for the world champions.
This gallery is not the usual 'pretty' calendar shots but if you like internaional rugby as much as international rugby players, then it's worth a look.
Shooting the French
And yes, the second picture is Frederic Michalak, French international, model, and probably the best looking player in the sport - all that and he is a key playmaker for the French.
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