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Rugby Banter Page weekly round up

7 years ago by Rugby Banter Page

  Monday 8th June: Brive Announce Signing of Scarlets Forward Snyman: Top 14 club Brive have added to their ranks ahead of next season by signing South African second row forward Johan Snyman...

Preview: Ireland v Barbarians

7 years ago by Rugby 365

Ireland XV captain Jamie Heaslip and Barbarians skipper Shane Jennings preview their encounter at Thomond Park in Limerick on Thursday. Teams:   Ireland: 15 Rob Kearney (Leinster), 14 Dave Kearney...

Ulster's Pienaar in Barbarians team

7 years ago by BBC Rugby News

Ulster scrum-half Ruan Pienaar has been named in the Barbarians team to take on Ireland at Thomond Park on Thursday. Welsh duo Alex Cuthbert and Adam Jones join the South African in a line-up...

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...

Some of the top performers from the weekends European Rugby

7 years ago

Conor MurrayIt’s not everyday a scrum-half scores a hat-trick with Conor Murray producing another fine performance for his side. With Munster needing a bonus-point win to secure a home semi-final, Murray...

Aplon: BaaBaas a dream come true

7 years ago by Rugby 365

Springbok Gio Aplon has described as 'a dream come true' his first call-up to the Barbarians squad. Aplon and Wallaby legend George Smith are among the new additions to the BaaBaas squad for this month's...

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...