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

1 month 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...

TOP 14 HIGHLIGHTS: RC Toulon Vs Pau

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

In a match that RCT were dominating they French giants let it slip and Pau got back into the game with the discipline the major talking point following a host of penalties and cards.

Fabien Galthie makes 13 changes for Les Bleus' Italian Test

1 month 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 month 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...

TOP 14 HIGHLIGHTS: Pau Vs Toulouse

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Toulouse had to dig deep to come from behind and earn a good win away at Pau. Zak Holmes was the difference as his boot gave Toulouse the win. Pau were impressive and will be largely disappointed as to...

TOP 14 RD 8 HIGHLIGHTS: Racing 92 Vs Pau

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A 76th minute conversion by Trinh-Duc gave the home side a nailbiting win against Pau when the game looked set to go the way of the visitors. Beale was causing troubles for Racing 92 with some great...

WATCH: Sergio Parisse's brilliant cross kick

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Toulon ran out 35-19 victors over Brive in their TOP14 clash on Friday evening.   The bonus point victory was Toulon's fourth win of the new season with Gervais Cordin, Erwan Dridi (2) and Thomas...

Preview: La Rochelle v Clermont

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round 8 saves its best for last, concluding with a mouth-watering, top of the table clash as Clermont travel to Stade Marcel-Deflandre where La Rochelle lie in wait.   The hosts, occupying second...