Top 14

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

Leroy Houston signs with Bordeaux-Begles

Former Bath fan favourite Leroy Houston has signed for Top 14 side Bordeaux-Begles after requesting his Reds contract be terminated with..

June 6, 2017

Super Rugby? I’d rather watch European game, says Mitchell

Former All Blacks coach John Mitchell has bemoaned the demise of Super Rugby and has called on organisers to take a leaf out of Europe’s..

March 31, 2017

I do love Lyon says Carl Fearns, but I still fancy tilt at England

In-demand No.8 Carl Fearns admits he will be torn between staying in France or returning to the Premiership when his contract with Lyon..

October 14, 2016

Boudjellal dismisses Dominguez rumours

Rapidly growing rumours of Toulon coach Diego Dominguez exiting the club have been played down by Mourad Boudjellal. Toulon’s owner..

July 12, 2016

Leigh Halfpenny still caught in Toulon or Wales row

Leigh Halfpenny is to make his come-back next Saturday with Toulon refusing to release him for Wales’ tour of New Zealand. Negotiations..

March 29, 2016

Sam Warburton: Let Leigh Halfpenny play for Wasps if he wants

Leigh Halfpenny should be free to play where he chooses according to Wales captain Sam Warburton. Halfpenny is wanted by Wasps and would..

December 30, 2015

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