Ambitious Bastareaud looking for more than a holiday in New York

2019-11-08 20:39

Former France international Mathieu Bastareaud says he not is joining New York's Rugby United just to go on 'holiday'.

Bastareaud leaving Toulon early ahead of US move

2019-07-09 16:30

Former France captain Mathieu Bastareaud, who had already announced he was joining New York's Rugby United on-loan for six months, is leaving Toulon permanently.

Bastareaud hangs up his boots

2019-06-19 14:06

Toulon centre Mathieu Bastareaud has announced his retirement from international rugby, a day after he was left out of France's 2019 Rugby World Cup squad.

Bastareaud the biggest name to commit to playing in USA

2019-04-28 21:43

Mathieu Bastareaud is set to become the biggest name to play club rugby in the USA after he announced he will move to New York after this year's Rugby World Cup.

Giant French centre linked to Sharks

2019-01-22 08:02

France centre Mathieu Bastareaud could play for the Durban-based Sharks during the 2020 Super Rugby season.

France drop captain for 'dead' All Blacks Test

2018-06-21 06:39

France dropped skipper Mathieu Bastareaud and brought back Wesley Fofana in one of two changes for the final Test against New Zealand.

France hoping for 'masterstroke' against All Blacks

2018-06-08 10:46

Underdogs France are looking to pull off a trademark "masterstroke" against the All Blacks, captain Mathieu Bastareaud has said.

Te'o braced for bruising Bastareaud encounter

2018-03-09 20:41

Ben Te'o is ready for a painful afternoon's work when he confronts powerhouse France centre Mathieu Bastareaud during England's Six Nations clash.

Bastareaud makes France Six Nations comeback v Italy

2018-02-21 12:30

Mathieu Bastareaud will make his return to France's Six Nations team to face Italy following a three-week ban for using a homophobic slur.

Bastareaud out of France 6N squad after homophobia ban

2018-01-17 17:48

Mathieu Bastareaud was first included and then hours later dropped from France's Six Nations squad after he was banned over a homophobic slur.


Bastareaud joins Lyon until end of RWC

2019-07-17 21:48

Discarded France centre Mathieu Bastareaud will join Lyon in the French Top 14 until the end of the Rugby World Cup, the club said.

Munster chasing Bastareaud signature - report

2019-07-07 10:28

PRO14 side Munster are in the hunt to sign former France international Mathieu Bastareaud on a short-term contract, according to reports.

Bastareaud, Parra miss out on France RWC squad

2019-06-18 11:47

Experienced pair Mathieu Bastareaud and Morgan Parra have missed out on France's 31-man Rugby World Cup squad.

Ashton expects 'unique' Bastareaud to inspire wounded France

2019-02-09 11:56

England wing Chris Ashton believes the "very unique" Mathieu Bastareaud will make his presence felt at Twickenham this weekend.

Toulon crisis deepens after Edinburgh rout, Cipriani sees red

2018-10-20 21:00

Despite the return of centre Mathieu Bastareaud, Toulon's season continued to crumble as they were thrashed in Edinburgh in the European Champions Cup.

Bastareaud has 'moved on' from 2009 hotel controversy

2018-06-15 10:55

French captain Mathieu Bastareaud is back in Wellington, in the same hotel where he stayed in 2009, but is not prepared to revisit the controversial events.

Bastareaud to skipper France against Wales

2018-03-15 11:27

Mathieu Bastareaud will captain France in their final Six Nations match against Wales after Guilhem Guirado was ruled out with a knee injury.

Bastareaud keen to repay Brunel faith v Italy

2018-02-22 07:37

Mathieu Bastareaud knows he's been given a few chances in his life and at the age of 29 the burly centre has no intention of letting this one go.

Toulon chief to face hearing over 'whipping' smear

2018-02-19 21:15

Toulon's Mourad Boudjellal will face a rugby disciplinary hearing after blasting authorities over their "morality" in the wake of Mathieu Bastareaud's homophobic slur.

Bastareaud included in France 6N squad

2018-01-17 16:13

Despite being embroiled in a homophobia storm, burly centre Mathieu Bastareaud was included the French Six Nations squad.

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