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Top 14 - France's finest ready themselves for battle in Round 11

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round 11 of the French Top 14 kicks off this evening with a cracker as Clermont host Montpellier at Stade Marcel Michelin. Clermont enjoyed a good win in Round 10, thumping Castres 40-14, while Montpellier...

The New Look France: The new faces in the squad

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The new year saw change in France as Fabien Galthie took over the head coaching role and brought in the likes of Shaun Edwards in to assist him and bring new life to Les Bleus after a disappointing...

Charles Ollivon's potential replacement puts in an incredible shift against La Rochelle

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The TOP14 was in full swing this past weekend with six fixtures taking place as a few members of the French squad returning to their clubs following the cancellation of the Autumn Nations Cup game against...

Toulouse look to bounce from Stade Francais humbling

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Toulouse will be licking their wounds after taking an unexpected hiding from Stade Francais in the final game of Round 7.   It was all Stade Francais from start to finish as the determination of...

Sunday's Paris Thriller

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Two of the losing sides from Round 6 cross swords this week when Toulouse travel to Stade Jean-Bouin and attempt to make amends against Stade Francais.   Toulouse were the victims of a major upset...

The best of the weekend's TOP14 action: A Paris derby and two teams licking their wounds

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

With the action continuing in France this weekend with round 6 of the TOP14, we have picked out two of the best clashes to keep an eye on this weekend.   Toulon v Castres:   Round 6 opens...

Top 14: Round 5's results & stand-out players

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

There were some big results and battered bodies at the end of Round 5 in the Top 14 as the French rugby scene showed off its best.   La Rochelle opened proceedings with a 62-3 thrashing of rivals...