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

2 days 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...

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...

Preview: La Rochelle v Clermont

2 weeks 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...

TOP 14 RD 7 HIGHLIGHTS: Pau Vs La Rochelle

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

La Rochelle survived a second half come back from Pau to take the points at the Stade du Hameau. A blistering first half looked to have wrapped up the game for La Rochelle. However Pau came out...

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...

Pools confirmed for the 2020/21 Champions Cup Season

4 weeks 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...

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...

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...