Top 14

Red for Toulouse prop after senseless post-whistle act somehow didn't cause injury

11 months ago by Rugby Dump

Toulouse beat rivals Toulon 39-19 in the French Top 14 on Sunday but had to do so with just 14 men for the final twenty minutes, thanks to a moment of madness by their replacement prop.

Bad news for France as Damian Penaud is ruled out of the Autumn Nations Cup

11 months ago by Rugby Dump

The French national team has been dealt something of a blow ahead of the Autumn Nations Cup after star winger Damian Penaud suffered an ankle injury which forced him out of Clermont's Top 14 clash with...

French ace Damian Penaud sidelined

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

France's Six Nations and Autumn Nations Cup hopes have been dealt a heavy blow with livewire winger Damian Penaud ruled out through injury, Clermont Auvergne have confirmed.   The...

More COVID-19 positives at Lyon forces Bordeaux Top 14 cancellation

11 months ago by Rugby Dump

This weekend's third round of the French Top 14 season has been hit by another match cancellation as Lyon's encounter with Bordeaux-Bègles called off amid fresh COVID-19 cases.

Scarlets sign journeyman Welsh international

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scarlets have confirmed the short-term signing of Welsh international Aled Brew.   The club have some injury issues at present with Johnny McNicholl out for approximately eight weeks with damage...

Champions Cup SF Stats Leaders: Most tackles, metres gained, defenders beaten & more

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Champions Cup semi-finals concluded with the names of Racing 92 and Exeter as victors and the final two title contenders left in the competition. Racing pulled off a good, four-point win over Saracens...

Springbok injury woes continue

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Toulouse’s hopes of a Champions Cup title were dashed when they lost to Exeter yesterday in the semi-final. To rub salt in the wound, star winger Cheslin Kolbe hobbled with the field in the second...

Ma'a Nonu returns to Toulon

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

After two years away from the club, former All Black centre Ma'a Nonu has agreed to rejoin the club, the French Top 14 side announced on Saturday.     In a statement on their website,...

Laporte Questioned by Police

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby Vice- Chairman and French Rugby Federation president Bernard Laporte has been questioned by police over allegations of favouritism towards Top 14 club Montpellier, according to a report in...

Liam Messam discusses Springbok physicality

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Liam Messam, a celebrated hard man of the All Blacks, who currently plies his trade for Toulon in the French Top 14, has opened up about the physical challenge that comes with playing the Springboks, according...