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  • European Challenge Cup: Brive easy - Top 14 side progress to quarter-final

  • European Challenge Cup, round six preview: Brive seek quarterfinal berth

  • European Challenge Cup round-up: Brive and Bayonne battle for French pride

  • European Challenge Cup - Round 2 Preview

  • ECC: Brive looking to clip Falcons? wings

  • European Challenge Cup review: Bourgoin and Montpellier fly the flag on a wretched weekend for Top 14

  • ECC: Joy for Montpellier but Dax and Bayonne both lose at home

  • ECC: Shambolic Toulon humiliated by Northampton

  • European Challenge Cup - Round One Preview


Results In The Press
  • Bulldogs tell Sonny Bill Williams there?s no way back and John Connolly linked with Toulon job.
  • Toulon?s Sonny Bill Williams voted Australia?s ?Most hated man?


Top 14

  • News: Seven French clubs questioned in agent payments scandal; Toulon target Azam

  • Top 14: Injury rules Carter out for the season; Toulouse's Kelleher sidelined for six weeks

  • Top 14: Five-try Toulon run Mont-de-Marsan ragged in relegation battle

  • Top 14, round 16 preview: Umaga centre of attention; Stade looking for capital gains

  • Top 14: Toulouse's Noves sparks club versus country row; Carter resumes training

  • Top 14: Saint-Andre takes over at Toulon, with Umaga set for shock playing comeback

  • News: Toulouse beckons for David and Picamoles; FC Auch Gers saved

  • Top 14: Saint-Andre set to be unveiled by Toulon on Monday; Clermont eye Cusiter

  • News: French international Parra signs for Clermont; Bath hit by Stevens' drug ban

  • Top 14: Former All-Black Marshall quits Montpellier for Saracens

  • Top 14: Montpellier's Deffins blames financial problems for his sudden resignation

  • Top 14: Montpellier president  Deffins resigns after less than a month at the helm

  • News: IRB to investigate the Tincu affair

  • Top 14, round 15: Biarritz win at last; Catalan concern for crocked All Black star Carter

  • Top 14 - Kunavore's try seals a record-breaking night for Toulouse

  • Hill keen on French challenge;  Laporte to shut door on foreigners?

  • Top 14: Sale flanker White signs for French side Clermont Auvergne

  • Top 14: Round 15 Preview - The icy chill of relegation looms large

  • Top 14: Battered and bloody - Clubs count the cost of a brutal weekend

  • Top 14: The attraction of signing up for France's burgeoning Foreign Legion

  • Top 14, round 14: Perfect 10 for Toulouse, but Biarritz Olympique and Toulon lose again

  • Top 14: Bayonne mourn singer Mixu?s death; French clubs line up English starlet Cipriani

  • Top 14 - Bayonne pay the penalty for late misses as Castres hang on for vital draw

  • Top 14 - Round 14 Preview

  • IRB to investigate Tincu affair after Perpignan hooker plays in Top 14

  • Top 14: Chabal weighing up his options; Injuries force Garbajosa into retirement

  • Top 14, round 13: Toulouse and Stade Francais with the bonus; Toulon in disarray

  • Top 14: Rougerie double hands Clermont a rare away win

  • Top 14: Banned Tincu allowed to play in France; Roncero finally grounded 

  • Top 14 - Round 13 Preview: Carter set for league debut with Perpignan

  • Top 14: McAlister tipped to join Saint-Andre and Chabal at Toulon

  • Top 14: White departs early from Toulon; Toulouse's Servat signs for three more years

  • Top 14: Mixed news for Toulouse; Blanco lays down the law at struggling Biarritz

  • Top 14: Tincu?s ban upheld by LNR; Toulon target Wallaby flanker Smith 

  • Top 14: Toulon welcome White, not Habana; Castres confirm coaching shake-up

  • Top 14: Nallet and Tillous-Borde set for Castres exit; Wallaby Giteau staying put

  • Bourgoin?s Romer resigns; Cecillon sentenced, Saint-Andre quits Sale

  • Top 14: ARU to tempt Giteau with captaincy; Toulouse without Skrela and Elissalde 

  • Top 14: Giteau tempted by huge Bayonne offer; Carter ready for Perpignan adventure

  • Top 14, round 12: Shocks aplenty as the relegation battle hots up

  • Top 14: Rumour and denial as Giteau is linked with a £4.25m deal with Bayonne

  • Top 14: Too good Toulouse throw down the championship gauntlet

  • Top 14: Giteau wants to play in France; Biarritz replace Delmas with Gonzalez

  • Top 14 - Round 12 Preview

  • Top 14: Toulon president Boudjellal admits Henry was on his hit list

  • Top 14: Toulon turn to Jake White; Toulouse prepare for top-two clash

  • Top 14: The scramble for Chabal

  • Top 14, round 11: Bayonne win again to keep the pressure on Toulouse

  • Top 14: Seven Up for Toulouse;
    Stade Francais end three-match losing run

  • Top 14 - Round 11 Preview

  • Top 14: Montpellier pay the price for weekend victory over Stade Francais

  • Top 14: Michalak off target as Toulouse struggle; Perpignan move up to second

  • Top 14: Perpignan threaten court action After Tincu?s 18-week ban is upheld

  • Top 14: Stade Francais slump continues with third successive league defeat

  • Top 14 - Round 10 Preview

  • Tincu awaits appeal decision; Lièvremont makes three changes to face Pacific Islanders

  • Top 14: Biarritz manager Darrieumerlou is replaced by former forwards coach Rodriguez

  • Top 14: Leota banned for 30 days; Sonny ?Bill? Williams back in training

  • Top 14: Perpignan threaten Heineken Cup pull out; Rodrigo Roncero banned for 30 days

  • Top 14: Mourad Boudjellal: ?Tana Umaga to be sacked if Toulon are relegated?

  • Top 14:  Toulon players threaten strike action; Perpignan outraged by Tincu?s 18-week ban

  • Top 14: Turmoil in Toulon as John Connolly is called in by president Mourad Boudjellal

  • Top 14: Toulouse take over the lead as Stade Francais are beaten again

  • Top 14: Montauban batter hapless Toulon

  • Top 14 - Round 9 Preview

  • Top 14: ?Cockerel? Frederic Michalak admits Toulouse runs through his veins

  • Top 14: Castres set to unveil Masoe while double injury blow hits Toulon

  • Top 14: Jean-Jacques Crenca sacked by Toulon

  • Top 14: Set-back for Milloud; joy for Michalak and praise for Toulouse

  • Top 14: Toulouse stun leaders Stade Francais with bravura performance

  • Top 14: Biarritz end travel woes to inflict Further pain on Mont-de-Marsan

  • Top 14 - Round 8 Preview

  • Top 14: Sebastien Chabal set to return

  • Montauban president Daniel Havis resigns

  • Clermont sign Saracens full-back Brent Russell

  • Top 14: Montauban face DNACG financial investigation

  • Top 14: The Season So Far

  • Top 14 - Round 7 Review ? Seven-up for magnificent Stade Francais

  • Top 14: Toulouse too good for insipid Castres

International Rugby

  • Six Nations preview: A new dawn beckons for Marc Lièvremont's youthful French squad

  • Six Nations: Lièvremont happy with selection; Nallet targets victory

  • International: England look for the Goode times as they turn to Brive's fly-half

  • France drop Elissalde and recall Harinordoquy; Umaga set to play

  • International: Chabal targets World Cup; Lièvremont calls up Trinh-Duc

  • International: Michalak vows to win his place back after being overlooked

  • Springbok Habana wants to play in Top 14; Williams wins IRB Player of the Year award

  • International? Skrela takes ?100 per cent? blame for Aussie defeat

  • International: Skrela?s nightmare hands Aussies a narrow Paris win

  • McKenzie lavishes praise on Gasnier; Picamoles out for Australian revenge

  • Exclusive Bernard Lapasset Interview Part 3: More than Just a Game

  • International: Chabal and Tillous-Borde in France?s starting XV against Australia

  • International: France call up Tomas for injured scrum-half Elissalde

  • International: France give Argentina the boot as ?Les Bleus? win ugly in Marseille

  • International: Lièvremont and Heymans vow to set the record straight against Argentina

  • International: Médard wins first cap; Lièvremont praises rival Galthie

  • International: France add Skrela and Traille; Carter aims for ?Slam?

  • International: Toulouse youngster Maxime Medard in France squad

  • Exclusive:   Interview with International Rugby Board chairman Bernard Lapasset

  • Exclusive:  Interview with International Rugby Board chairman Bernard Lapasset

  • 16 French-based players in Argentina squad

  • Italy name ten French-based players in 30-man squad


Latest News
  • News round-up: Perpignan pair cited for alleged ?eye-gouging? charges in Heineken Cup
  • European weekend: The stars come out to play
  • Friendly Round Up
  • Sonny Bill Williams Transfer Saga
  • Top 14 Preview
  • Top 14 Transfer News
  • Top 14 Week 1 Preview
  • Top 14 Round 1 Review
  • Top 14 Round 2 Preview
  • Top 14 Round 2 Review
  • Top 14 Round 3 Preview
  • Top 14 Round 3 Review
  • Top 14 Angry Mourad Boudjellal Demands Toulon Success
  • Top 14 Round 4 Preview
  • Stade Francais confirm championship credentials with victory in Toulon
  • Top 14 Round 4 Review
  • Kiwis ripe for the picking ? Europe beckons for New Zealand stars
  • Top 14: DNACG withhold Dan Carter?s playing licence
  • Top 14 Round 5 Preview
  • Top 14 Round 5 Review
  • Top 14:  Dan Carter Overwhelmed By Surreal Welcome In Perpignan
  • Pro D2: Round 3 ? Aurillac win again to move three points clear
  • Top 14 Round 6 Preview
  • Top 14: Six appeal - Stade Francais win again thanks to Mark Gasnier's debut try
  • Top 14 Round 6 Review
  • Dan Carter and Sergio Parisse up for IRB player of the year award
  • Pro D2: Round 4 ? Grenoble go top after Aurillac suffer first defeat
  • IRB pays tribute to former chairman Dr Roger Vanderfield OBE
  • The strange story of Craig Gower, Wikipedia and a call-to-arms for the would-be Azzurri
  • Top 14 - Round 7 Preview

Pro D2

  • Paul Dearlove's exclusive column: Are 'les etrangers' good for French rugby?

  • ProD2 round 18: Racing win again but SU Agen lose ground after defeat at Oyonnax

  • Paul Dearlove's exclusive column: Do the French deserve their reputations for foul play? - Part II

  • ProD2: Tempers flare as La Rochelle beat leaders Racing Metro '92

  • News: Toulouse beckons for David and Picamoles; FC Auch Gers saved

  • News: Wilkinson tipped to join ambitious French club Racing Metro

  • ProD2: Racing Metro 92 pull clear as La Rochelle stumble at Oyonnax

  • Racing Metro confirm Chabal interest; Montauban ease financial worries

  • Paul Dearlove's exclusive column: Do the French deserve their reputations for foul play?

  • ProD2: La Rochelle up to second as Racing Metro and Agen are frozen out

  • Paul Dearlove's exclusive column: Is professional rugby going to be credit crunched?

  • News: Pro D2?s FC Auch Gers facing potential bankruptcy

  • ProD2 round 14: Racing Metro stretch their lead as Aurillac lose at Auch

  • Paul Dearlove's exclusive column: When two tribes go to war - The local derby

  • ProD2, round 13: Racing Metro ?92 stay top as SU Agen build momentum

  • Paul Dearlove's exclusive column: The game they play in heaven but who is playing God?

  • ProD2 round 12: Top three lose as Racing Metro '92 reclaim top spot

  • Paul Dearlove's exclusive column: he Unknown Soldier - Life as a journeyman professional in France's ProD2

  • ProD2 round 11: Aurillac recover against Grenoble to win and stay top

  • ProD2 round-up: Aurillac reclaim the lead; Bourg stay bottom despite win

  • ProD2, round 9: Racing regain lead after Aurillac defeat Stade Rochelais

  • Pro D2, round 8: La Rochelle usurp Racing on a bad weekend for Paris

  • Pro D2 round seven: Top two lose as La Rochelle go level with Racing Metro

  • ProD2 round-six: Racing Metro ?92 regain the lead

  • Pro D2 Table

  • Pro D2: Round 5 ? Albi rise to the challenge

Heineken Cup

  • Heineken Cup, round six: Toulouse stay afloat in mud-Bath stalemate; Castres sting Wasps
  • Heineken Cup: Clermont Auvergne and Perpignan sent packing on stormy Saturday
  • Heineken Cup: Yachvili on song as Biarritz send Gloucester crashing out
  • Heineken Cup, round six preview: Top-drawer Toulouse go in search of the ultimate high
  • Heineken Cup: 'Flop 14' - The inquest begins after a miserable weekend for French clubs
  • Heineken Cup: More French misery as Stade Francais crash out after defeat by Scarlets
  • Heineken Cup: Unfancied Glasgow stun tournament favourites Stade Toulousain
  • Heineken Cup: Clermont's seven tries prove in vain as Munster sweep into the last eight
  • Heineken Cup, round five preview: Crunch time for Stade Francais and Perpignan
  • A tale of three All Blacks: Carter and Collins injured; Marshall reinstated by Montpellier
  • Heineken Cup ? Confident Carter kick-starts his Perpignan career with a crucial victory
  • Heineken Cup ? Toulouse stroll on; Last-gasp agony for Clermont and  Stade Francais
  • Heineken Cup: Castres stun leaders Leinster at the Stade Pierre Antoine
  • News: Rougerie out of Munster clash; Dax crash to London Irish again
  • Heineken Cup: Round four preview - All eyes on Perpignan's Carter
  • Heineken Cup: Carter?s arrival raises expectation levels at Perpignan
  • Heineken Cup: James the hero as Clermont Auvergne beat champions Munster again
  • Heineken Cup: Imperious Toulouse slay Dragons; Stade Francais get stage fright
  • Heineken Cup: Unlucky Biarritz fall to narrow defeat; Montauban devoured by Sharks
  • Heineken Cup ? Round three preview

  • Stade Francais set for record crowd; Toulouse look to extend winning run

  • Heineken Cup: Clermont break Montauban?s hearts but Stade and Toulouse both power on

  • Stade Francais power on but Perpignan suffer narrow defeat

  • Heineken Cup: Stade Francais power on to ninth successive win

  • Three-try Toulouse win again

  • Heineken Cup ? Round 2 preview

  • Justin Marshall and Byron Kelleher both cited

  • Kelleher - Relieved Toulouse will learn from mistakes

  • Heineken Cup review: Toulouse scramble last-ditch victory against Bath

  • Nervy Munster edge past heroic Montauban

  • Heineken Cup Results, Fixtures & Tables

  • Heineken Cup:  Lights, Camera, European Action

  • Sting in their own tale: Wasps? Danny Cipriani and Josh Lewsey in training ground skirmish


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