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.

Castres down ailing Bordeaux, climb to third

2017-02-19 17:16

Castres climbed to third in the French Top 14 on the strength of a deserved win at Bordeaux-Begles.

Bismarck sunk for three months

2016-09-12 21:05

Montpellier's South African hooker Bismarck Du Plessis has been ruled out for up to three months after tearing a muscle in his chest.

Ashley-Cooper set for Bordeaux return

2016-09-07 16:24

Wallaby veteran Adam Ashley-Cooper is set to put his Bledisloe Cup woes behind him and hit the Top 14 season running.

Brive claim shock win at "rubbish" Toulon

2016-09-04 06:26

Manager Diego Dominguez branded three-time European champions Toulon "rubbish" after they were stunned by minnows Brive in the Top 14.

Lyon sign former Bok

2016-08-31 08:30

South African prop BJ Botha has signed for Top 14 side Lyon, the French club said on Tuesday.

Boudjellal fumes at salary cap fine

2016-08-11 19:38

French Top 14 club Toulon owner Mourad Boudjellal has lashed out after being fined for exceeding the player salary cap.


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.

Aussie Carraro exits Toulon

2017-01-06 14:49

French club Toulon have parted company with Australian back Matthew Carraro, the Top 14 side announced.

Clermont pummel Racing

2016-09-11 06:37

France wing Noa Nakaitaci grabbed a hat-trick of tries as Clermont throttled defending Top 14 champions Racing 92.

Juan Smith ruptures biceps, out for 4 months

2016-09-05 17:24

Toulon's South African flanker Juan Smith will be out of action for four months after rupturing his left bicep.

Waisea rescues Stade Francais against Clermont

2016-09-03 18:30

A last-gasp Waisea Nayacalevu try rescued a dar for Stade Francais as Clermont maintained their unbeaten start to the Top 14.

Toulon, Racing back on track in Top 14

2016-08-28 06:51

Heavyweights Racing 92 and Toulon put their opening day blues behind them to record wins in the second round of the Top 14.

Top 14 champions Racing hungry for more

2016-06-25 15:45

Racing 92's owner believes his Parisian giants' first French Top 14 title in 26 years will act as a building block to more silverware.

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