Oct 3, 2007: The hero status of French rugby forward Sebastien Chabal has been questioned by All Blacks lock Chris Jack, who wonders what all the fuss is about.
Sep 21, 2007: Sebastien Chabal believes he has shrugged off his "impact player" tag and fully deserves his place in France's starting XV for tonight's make-or-break Pool D clash with Ireland in Paris.
Sep 20, 2007: Sebastien Chabal is adamant his iconic status off the pitch will not affect his performance on it when he lines up for France in the make-or-break World Cup clash against Ireland in Paris.
Sep 19, 2007: Ireland's defensive mastermind Graham Steadman believes shackling human wrecking ball Sebastien Chabal is the key to silencing French fans.
Aug 27, 2007: Sebastien Chabal insists France are armed with "30 Zinedine Zidanes" and ready to repeat the glory days of 1998 by lifting a World Cup on home soil.
Aug 22, 2007: Wales defence coach Rowland Phillips wants to see French powerhouse Sebastien Chabal stopped in his tracks at Millennium Stadium on Sunday.
Aug 11, 2007: England coach Brian Ashton was fuming with his players for blowing their chance to record a morale-boosting victory against France on their Twickenham farewell before the World Cup.
Jun 6, 2007: Two prominent French rugby players have struck back at All Blacks coach Graham Henry, believing he has shown the tourists a lack of respect by calling them negative.
Jun 5, 2007: France powered to a five-try 39-3 victory over Italy in their opening RBS Six Nations clash at the Flaminio Stadium in Rome.
Jun 5, 2007: Head to head preview statistics
Jun 5, 2007: The 2007 RBS Six Nations gets underway with Italy playing host to defending champions France at the Flaminio Stadium in Rome, with the French determined to launch a strong challenge for this year's title
May 31, 2007: He's already been likened to a fish, and responds to "Caveman" -- so Sebastien Chabal took his latest comparison as the French rugby equivalent of Jerry Collins with understandable good grace here today.
Mar 17, 2007: He might have preferred to be in Paris, but Sebastien Chabal saved Sale today and kept Northampton bottom of the Guinness Premiership.
Mar 13, 2007: Sebastien Chabal and Dimitri Yachvili have been dropped from France's squad for the Six Nations Championship clash with Scotland on Saturday.
Feb 3, 2007: France powered to a five-try 39-3 victory over Italy in their opening RBS Six Nations clash at the Flaminio Stadium in Rome.
Feb 3, 2007: Head to head preview statistics
Feb 3, 2007: The 2007 RBS Six Nations gets underway with Italy playing host to defending champions France at the Flaminio Stadium in Rome, with the French determined to launch a strong challenge for this year's title
Feb 3, 2007: France flanker Sebastien Chabal hailed his team's 39-3 win over Italy in Rome as a ``good start'' to their defence of the RBS 6 Nations title.
Jan 31, 2007: France head coach Bernard Laporte is backing Sebastien Chabal to make the most of his latest chance on the international stage.