Home - The Rugby Paper

Top 14

I could play on for one more year, says Jonny Wilkinson

Jonny Wilkinson came off the bench on Saturday to score the bonus-point try that helped put champions Toulon firmly in control of their..

December 17, 2013 with 0 Comments

Toulon in ‘illegal’ move for Leigh Halfpenny

European champions Toulon were at the centre of an illegal approach row last Saturday over a cheeky attempt to sign Leigh Halfpenny.

October 2, 2013 with 1 Comment

“I’ve lost all respect for Cockerill,” says Martin Castrogiovanni

Martin Castrogiovanni, shaggy-haired prop who has just joined Toulon, has delivered a scathing verdict on the Leicester bosses he left..

July 3, 2013 with 1 Comment

Delon Armitage: My regret over that wave and row with Brian Moore

Being Public Enemy No.1 in one country is bad enough. But two? That takes some doing, but Delon Armitage appears to have managed it with..

June 18, 2013 with 0 Comments

Dean Ryan in wings as Akapusi Qera hints at move

Dynamic Gloucester flanker Akapusi Qera could potentially be reunited with Dean Ryan when his contract at Kingsholm expires next year...

May 24, 2013 with 0 Comments

Joe Launchbury launchpad is thanks to boss Dai Young

Do you believe in fate? Joe Launchbury does, and why not after a season in which he scaled the heights with England and was named the..

May 22, 2013 with 0 Comments

Some regrets? Yes, but they’re few to mention for Delon Armitage now!

Delon Armitage has opened his heart on why he never wanted to leave England but felt there was no choice if he was to rekindle his love of..

May 15, 2013 with 1 Comment

Jonny Wilkinson ‘can have six more years at top – like Ryan Giggs’

Jonny Wilkinson can emulate Ryan Giggs’ longevity and play top-level sport until he is 39, according to the fly-half’s long-term mentor..

April 18, 2013 with 1 Comment

Top 14 giants vie to shower riches on Dan Carter

Toulon have entered the race to sign Dan Carter with the battle against fellow moneybags Racing Metro set to make the All Blacks fly-half ..

December 19, 2012 with 0 Comments

Top14 round 8: preview and predictions

Jonny Wilkinson return at fly-half for Toulon as the French giants try to get back to winning ways when they travel to Biarritz a week..

October 5, 2012 with 0 Comments

Top 14 round 7: preview and predictions

Welsh star Mike Phillips has been suspended until further notice by Bayonne for repeatedly breaking team rules and going on night outs. The..

September 28, 2012 with 0 Comments

Top 14 round 6: preview and predictions

This week the duel between Jonny Wilkinson and Frederic Michalak won’t happen as both will start for Toulon and form the half-back..

September 21, 2012 with 0 Comments

Top 14 round 5: preview and predictions

Frederic  Michalak makes his first start at fly-half  tonight when Toulon travel to Montpellier as Jonny Wilkinson is handed a rest after..

September 14, 2012 with 0 Comments

Top 14 Round 4: preview and predictions

Mercurial fly-half Frederic Michalack will not make is starting debut for Toulon as Jonny Wilkinson retain his No.10 jersey for the..

September 7, 2012 with 0 Comments

James Hook finds it’s always time for tee in new tryless Top 14

Welsh fly-half James Hook believes that the emphasis placed on defence by French clubs has placed more responsibility on kickers. The..

September 7, 2012 with 0 Comments

Twitter

SUBSCRIBE