Top 14

News, reports and interviews from the French Top 14 League.

Carl Fearns: French leave will ease my frustration

Bath’s decision to move Sam Burgess into their back row contributed to shock summer move to France.

August 22, 2015

‘Phenomenon’ Samu Manoa can be even bigger in France

USA Eagle is already proving a big hit with fans in Toulon.

August 11, 2015

Leigh Halfpenny told: Play for Toulon or face axe

European Champions threatening to sack full-bakc over the club-or-country clash looming at the end of the new season.

August 4, 2015

Six Nations snub made David Strettle decide to go

David Strettle admits his decision to refuse a place in England’s World Cup training squad might have been different had boss Stuart..

July 15, 2015

Andrew Sheridan confirms retirement

As reveled on August 1, Andrew Sheridan today confirmed he has been forced to retire from professional rugby on medical ground. The former..

September 30, 2014

Jonny Sexton out for six weeks

Ireland will be sweating on Jonny Sexton’s fitness ahead of the autumn Tests after the fly-half broke his jaw last weekend. Sexton..

September 2, 2014

Clermont say attacked trio could return to training in a month

Clermont Auvergne have stated that the three squad members attacked in Millau should return to training in a month. France internationals..

July 21, 2014

Hooker test positive for bodybuilding drug

Chiliboy Ralepelle has reportedly failed a drug test for the second time in his career. The Toulouse and Springbok hooker, who is..

June 10, 2014

Jonny Wilkinson to hang up boots

As revealed in The Rugby Paper on March 23, Jonny Wilkinson will retire at the end of the season. Seventeen years after making his debut..

May 19, 2014

Sky Sports steal Top14 rights from BT Sports

Sky Sports have signed a broadcasting deal to show the French Top14 for the next five years. The French league is currently shown on BT..

April 18, 2014