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Bok scrumhalf answers BaaBaas' call

7 years ago by Rugby 365

World Cup-winning Springbok scrumhalf Ruan Pienaar has completed the Barbarians squad to face Ireland and England this week. The BaaBaas face Ireland at Thomond Park, Limerick, on Thursday (May 28)...

Top 14: Beauxis costs Bordeaux

7 years ago by Rugby 365

France flyhalf Lionel Beauxis's miss with the last kick of the match cost his side Bordeaux-Begles a place in the Top 14 play-offs on Saturday, as they lost a thrilling encounter against 14-man Toulouse...

Toulon and Clermont in pole position

7 years ago by Rugby 365

Defending champions Toulon and arch-rivals Clermont are in pole position to secure a bye ahead of the Top 14 semifinals in the final round of regulation season matches on Saturday. The duo both sit...

Best of the weekend: upsets aplenty set up tantalising final round across Europe

7 years ago by The Rugby Blog

Playoff race goes down to wire as Tigers and Chiefs win against the oddsWell, it’s a good job I’m not a betting man. Or, perhaps more honestly, this weekend showed why in the past I have been a...

Steyn gives Stade bragging rights

7 years ago by Rugby 365

Springbok Morné Steyn's long-range kicking capability took centre stage as Stade Francais overcame the early red carding of captain Sergio Parisse to beat Parisian rivals Racing-Metro 28-19 in Top 14...

No Euro hangover for Toulon

7 years ago by Rugby 365

Toulon showed no signs of a hangover after their unprecedented third consecutive European title with a five-try 37-21 demolition of struggling Castres in the Top 14 on Saturday. Leigh Halfpenny scored...

Euro finalists slump in France

7 years ago by Rugby 365

Top 14 leading pair Toulon and Clermont suffered shock defeats on Saturday, just a week before they collide in the European Champions Cup Final. Defending French and European champions Toulon went...

Top 14: Toulouse, Stade in final push

7 years ago by Rugby 365

Toulouse face a tough challenge against Stade Francais on Friday in a revival of their Top 14 "Classique" as the chase for play-off spots intensifies. While the showdown has lost some of its historical...