Carter to become best paid player

2014-12-18 11:34

Dan Carter will become rugby's highest paid player when he joins French Top 14 club Racing Métro after next year's World Cup.

Bakkies may extend Toulon stay

2014-12-03 10:00

Bakkies Botha could extend his stint at French club Toulon by a few months before calling time on his playing career.

Steyn refutes departure claims

2014-10-07 15:05

Springbok flyhalf Morne Steyn has refuted media claims that French Top 14 giant Stade Francais want to release him from his contract.

No comeback for Wilkinson

2014-09-20 07:18

Former England pivot Jonny Wilkinson has ruled out any comeback from retirement despite a raft of injuries that have stifled Toulon.

Bernard leads Bordeaux to win

2014-09-14 19:00

Pierre Bernard has kicked 17 points to help Bordeaux-Begles climb into fifth spot in the Top 14 in France.

Ex-Bull on life in France

2014-08-28 11:34

Former Bulls scrumhalf Heini Adams says he is is enjoying his rugby in France at Top 14 club Bordeaux.

Bakkies back to bolster Toulon

2014-05-16 14:06

Springbok lock Bakkies Botha will return for Toulon when they tackle Racing-Metro in their French Top 14 semi-final in Lille.

Bok Kruger in training scuffle

2014-05-08 10:57

Springbok lock Juandré Kruger has been caught in a training ground scuffle with Racing Metro team-mate Jonathan Sexton.

Stylish 100th for Wilkinson

2014-02-24 09:10

Jonny Wilkinson celebrated his 100th match in the Top 14 in style as he kicked all of Toulon's points in their win over Bayonne.

Clermont sign All Black bad-boy

2014-01-03 10:23

All Black and Crusaders wing Zac Guildford has reportedly signed a deal with French Top 14 club Clermont Auvergne.

Mjekevu's future with France

2013-12-11 13:16

Former Junior Springbok wing Wandile Mjekevu is hoping to represent the French national team in future.

Vermaak shines for Toulouse

2013-10-28 14:35

Springbok scrumhalf Jano Vermaak is Toulouse's hero after scoring a crucial try in their win over Toulon in the French Top 14.

Toulon lure another SA player

2013-09-17 09:00

Another South African is set to ply his trade at French Top 14 club Toulon, with Sharks hooker Craig Burden reportedly set to leave.

Juan Smith in French return?

2013-08-19 09:06

Bok flank Juan Smith has left the country to undergo medical tests at French club Toulon which could see him make a return to rugby.

French giants hunt Bismarck

2013-06-18 08:48

European champions Toulon have Bok hooker Bismarck du Plessis firmly in their sights, according to a report in French media.

Duvenage off to France

2013-04-20 12:37

Western Province and Stormers scrumhalf Dewaldt Duvenage has signed a deal with French Top 14 club Perpignan.

Bakkies cited in France

2013-02-19 21:20

Former Springbok lock Bakkies Botha has been cited for a shoulder charge while playing for his French club Toulon.

Racing hunting Bok Juandré

2012-12-06 20:05

French Top 14 club Racing Metro is hunting the services of the Bulls' Springbok lock Juandré Kruger.

Giteau extends Toulon stay

2012-10-25 18:43

Australian centre Matt Giteau has signed a two-year extension to his contract with big-spending French Top 14 side Toulon.

Danie Rossouw joins Toulon

2012-10-08 17:42

Former Springbok and Bulls stalwart Danie Rossouw has signed for FrenchTop 14 club Toulon, the club's president says.

Toulouse win French Top 14

2012-06-09 20:24

Toulouse were crowned French champions for the 19th time after battling to a hard-fought victory over Toulon in the Top 14 final.

Toulon confirm Michalak signing

2012-04-22 08:41

French Top 14 title-chasers Toulon confirmed they had signed international backs Frederic Michalak and Maxime Mermoz.

George Smith to join Stade

2012-03-20 19:02

Australian flanker George Smith will join Stade Francais until the end of the season, the French Top 14 club announced.

Teen to fill in for Gary Botha

2012-01-09 16:59

French Champions Toulouse are set to call on the services of teenage hooker Christopher Tolofua to fill in for the injured Gary Botha.

Michalak to join Toulon

2011-12-24 11:00

Former French flyhalf Frederic Michalak, currently on the books of the Sharks, has reached a verbal agreement to play for Toulon.


French giants hunt Etzebeth

2014-12-08 07:34

French giants Toulon are reportedly eager to lure Springbok lock Eben Etzebeth to France after the Rugby World Cup.

French interest in Ryno Barnes

2014-11-18 14:15

French Top 14 club, Toulon, are considering replacing the injured Craig Burden with Cheetahs hooker Ryno Barnes.

French giants want Steyn out?

2014-10-07 07:18

French Top 14 club Stade Francais are reportedly willing to release Springbok flyhalf Morne Steyn from his contract.

Toulon's ultimatum to Bok duo

2014-09-17 10:17

Toulon boss Mourad Boudjellal has demanded that Bryan Habana and Bakkies Botha quit the rest of the Rugby Championship.

Toulon bank on Juan Smith

2014-08-28 16:00

Springbok flank Juan Smith is likely to feature for Toulon against Racing Metro in the French Top 14 this weekend.

Money lures Bulls lock abroad

2014-06-23 11:31

Promising Bulls lock Paul Williemse has been lured to French Top 14 club Grenoble by a lucrative offer.

Wannenburg switches clubs

2014-05-08 14:41

Former Springbok flank Pedrie Wannenburg has moved from French club Castres to fellow Top 14 side Oyonnax.

Goosen's secret French visit

2014-03-27 07:41

Springbok and Cheetahs flyhalf Johan Goosen has secretly flown to France to explore possible future career opportunities.

Perpignan hunt Butch, Gary

2014-01-28 09:38

French club Perpignan are hunting the services of retired Springbok flyhalf Butch James and Stormers flyhalf Gary van Aswegen.

Top 14 clubs not merging

2013-12-11 15:34

Bayonne have pulled out of merger talks with Basque Top 14 neighbours Biarritz, club president Alain Afflelou says.

Osteoarthritis scare for ex-Bok

2013-11-20 12:00

Former Bok forward Danie Rossouw is suffering from osteoarthritis, which could rule him out of the rest of the French season.

Kockott eyes French jersey

2013-09-19 10:17

South African Rory Kockott has a burning ambition to play Test rugby, and could end up playing for France.

Juan Smith passed fit to play

2013-08-22 07:49

Springbok flank Juan Smith is set to make his return to the rugby field after passing a medical at French club, Toulon.

Habana bags R660k per month

2013-08-15 13:15

Springbok wing Bryan Habana is the third highest earner in the French Top 14, reportedly earning about R660 000 per month.

Mitchell's Toulon deal confirmed

2013-04-24 16:55

Australia winger Drew Mitchell has signed a two-year deal with Toulon starting next season, the French Top 14 club announced.

Castres sign SA-born Jooste

2013-02-19 22:15

Castres signed SA-born forward Wessel Jooste as emergency cover with regular starter Pedrie Wannenburg injured.

Kockott dreams of Test rugby

2013-01-08 19:39

Former Sharks No 9 Rory Kockott has admitted his yearning for international honours, be it with France or his native South Africa.

Bakkies extends French stay

2012-11-27 20:47

Springbok lock Bakkies Botha has extended his contract at Toulon until June 2015, the French Top 14 side announced.

Kiwi Masoe wins Top 14 award

2012-10-15 22:10

Former All Black Chris Masoe, now playing for Toulon, has been voted French Top 14 player-of-the-year by his fellow players.

Greg Goosen helps out at Agen

2012-09-08 12:04

South African fullback Greg Goosen returned for a third spell in France's Top 14 as he signed for struggling Agen.

Chiefs prop off to France

2012-06-06 20:05

The Chiefs' Tongan international prop Sona Taumalolo has signed a three-and-a-half-year deal with French club Perpignan.

Kelleher leaves Stade Francais

2012-04-12 18:25

Former All Black Byron Kelleher has left Stade Francais with immediate effect, just over a year before his contract was due to expire.

Toulon boss in sodomy slur

2012-01-26 18:21

Toulon president Mourad Boudjellal has been suspended after complaining his side were the victims of "refereeing sodomy".

Jonny to finish career at Toulon

2011-12-24 15:33

Two weeks after calling time on his England career, Jonny Wilkinson says that he will end his club career at French side Toulon.

Gary Botha breaks leg

2011-12-24 10:23

Former Bulls hooker Gary Botha has broken his right leg while playing for French Top 14 side Toulouse against Montpellier.

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