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The New Look France: The new faces in the squad and how Les Bleus could line up against Italy

1 day 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

1 week 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...

Test Team of the Week

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

A thrilling weekend of test rugby saw the Pumas notch up a first win over the All Blacks before the second day of action in the Autumn Nations Cup kicked off up north.   The Pumas were brutal and...

Champions and Challenge Cup Fixtures Confirmed

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Exeter Chiefs, who secured a first top-flight European title in such magnificent style last month, will begin their defence of the Heineken Champions Cup with an opening round clash against Glasgow Warriors...

Toulouse look to bounce from Stade Francais humbling

2 weeks 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...

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

3 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

3 weeks 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

1 month 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...

Six Nations Preview: Ireland vs Italy

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Italy travel to the Aviva Stadium to finally finish off Round 4 of the 2020 Six Nations competition as they lock horns with an upbeat Irish outfit.   After the six-month-long hiatus on the game,...