Top 14

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

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

Toulouse confirm signing of Toby Flood

Toulouse have confirmed the signing of Leicester fly-half Toby Flood ahead of next season. The move had been rumoured since December and..

March 14, 2014

Nick Cain: French cash pile could bury international game

Ben Mowen’s decision to quit Australian rugby at the end of this year to take up a contract with a Top 14 club should have provided the..

January 23, 2014

Top14 sign new €355M TV deal

The Ligue Nationale de Rugby (LNR) has announced a new exclusive five-year deal with broadcaster Canal+ for the Top 14 TV rights worth..

January 15, 2014
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