Toulon recruit Aussie back Jonah Placid

2017-07-12 21:35

Australian utility back Jonah Placid has joined Top-14 runners up Toulon on a two-year deal from Super Rugby side Melbourne Rebels, the French club have confirmed.

Pienaar signs 3-year deal in France

2017-06-13 14:28

Former Springbok scrumhalf Ruan Pienaar has signed a three-year contract with French Top 14 club Montpellier.

Carter magic lifts Racing into Top 14 play-offs

2017-05-07 06:34

All Black legend Dan Carter's late try sealed Racing 92's unlikely ticket to the French Top 14 play-offs on a gripping end to the regular season.

Toulouse miss playoffs - first time since '76!

2017-04-29 19:51

Toulouse, 19-time French championship winners, have missed out on a playoffs spot for the first time since 1976.

Police quiz rugby players in rape case

2017-04-11 11:25

Five Grenoble players accused of rape were questioned by police for a second time in Bordeaux, sources close to the inquiry revealed.

Racing hold off late Clermont charge for crucial win

2017-03-25 20:30

Champions Racing 92 put their off-field woes behind them, to keep alive their play-off hopes with a crucial victory over Clermont.

Pau rest ex-All Black after three head knocks

2017-03-23 21:45

Ex-All Black flyhalf Colin Slade will not play for his French club Pau until at least May after suffering three head knocks since August.

Stade Francais to strike over Racing merger

2017-03-14 22:31

Stade Francais players have voted in favour of unlimited strike action in protest at a planned merger with bitter Paris rivals Racing 92.

Police probe rape claim against Grenoble rugby players

2017-03-13 18:21

French police are investigating a claim of rape made by a young woman against players from Top 14 rugby club Grenoble.

Taylor kicks Pau to Castres win

2017-03-12 17:02

Former All Black Tom Taylor kicked Pau to an important Top 14 victory over Castres, keeping the team in the hunt for a play-off place.


Revolving doors for Ashton at Toulon

2017-07-06 08:25

New Toulon wing Chris Ashton has shut the door on his England career with a move to the Top 14, but said he is ready to carry on showboating.

Du Plessis gets season-ending ban

2017-05-18 06:46

Montpellier's South African lock Jacques du Plessis has been handed a season-ending ban for elbowing an opponent.

La Rochelle nail top spot with Vito at the double

2017-04-30 19:27

Double World Cup winner Victor Vito crossed for a brace of tries as Top 14 leaders La Rochelle withstood a fighting comeback from Montpellier.

Bok prop off to France

2017-04-18 20:20

Pau have announced that Springbok prop Lourens Adriaanse will join them from the 2017/18 season on a three-year deal.

Date set for postponed 'strike matches'

2017-04-04 16:21

The French rugby league has set new dates for two Top 14 matches postponed due to striking players following a plan to merge Racing 92 and Stade Francais.

Ireland's Ryan set for Racing move - report

2017-03-25 20:28

Ireland lock Donnacha Ryan is set to join French club Racing 92 on a two-year deal, the Irish Examiner has reported.

Top 14 chiefs to meet over Racing-Stade Francais merger

2017-03-15 19:00

France's professional rugby leaders are to hold an emergency meeting amid a strike threat by players over the planned merger of two Top 14 clubs.

Jackman fired by troubled Grenoble

2017-03-14 20:44

Irish coach Bernard Jackman was fired by Grenoble deepening the crisis at the Top 14 club as French police investigated claims of rape against certain players.

Shock Racing-Stade Francais merger puts foreign stars on notice

2017-03-13 17:13

French clubs Racing 92 and Stade Francais, winners of the last two Top 14 titles, have announced a shock merger that will leave many top stars looking for new teams.

Carter booed off as Racing slump to La Rochelle

2017-03-12 11:58

All Black legend Dan Carter was booed off as French champions Racing 92 slumped to a home defeat to shock Top 14 leaders La Rochelle.

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