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Fabien Galthie makes 13 changes for Les Bleus' Italian Test

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Flyhalf Matthieu Jalibert and Teddy Thomas are the only the only starters from France's win over Scotland who will start again this weekend against Italy.   The reasoning for this is a...

The New Look France: The new faces in the squad

1 week 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...

Oosthuizen ruled out for the season

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Lyon's Etienne Oosthuizen has been ruled out for the rest of the season due to heart problems that require surgery.       Absent since the beginning of the season, the South African...

TOP 14 RD 8 HIGHLIGHTS: Agen Vs Lyon

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Lyon survived a very late comeback from Agen to take the win. A rather quiet and dull affair didnt see any particular team dominate. Lyon took a 10 point...

Is the return of Parra and Lopez on the cards? Who France could turn to for the Autumn Nations Cup

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fabien Galthie will be forced to test France's depth over the Autumn Nations Cup this year after an agreement between the French national team and the TOP14 clubs that players could only play two...

Sunday's Paris Thriller

1 month 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...

Winners & Losers: Champions Cup Draw

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Pools are in for the 2020/21 season of the Champions Cup. Holders Exeter Chiefs, will play against Toulouse and Glasgow Warriors in the pool stage of the 2020/21 competition following the...

Pools confirmed for the 2020/21 Champions Cup Season

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Champions Cup holders, Exeter Chiefs, will play against Toulouse and Glasgow Warriors in the pool stage of the 2020/21 Heineken Champions Cup following the tournament Pool Draw which was held today (Wednesday...

TOP 14 RD 6 HIGHLIGHTS: Toulouse Vs Lyon

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

What an upset! Toulouse struggle against a strong Lyon who have it all to play for. Toulouse were down 0-10 at halftime and did not look to be making any headway coming into the second half. Lyon on the...

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

1 month 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...