Lyon

TIM LANE is one of the world’s most experienced and respected coaches – and one of its most travelled. After winning three caps in the centre for Australia in the…

Braced for impact: Tomasso Allan will see a lot of action for Perpignan next season in ProD2

Hands up those who this time last year had heard of ‘Tommy’ Tommaso Allan? The odd aficionado of age-group rugby, perhaps, who had seen the young fly-half play for Western…

Grenoble

The former Ireland hooker is hoping to propel Grenoble up the Top 14 table with a fresh approach and a few new signings

Leigh Halfpenny

Fewer foreign recruits are making their way to French clubs for the coming season – but is this a temporary trend or a long-term change in policy?

Follow my lead: Chris Robshaw was outstanding for England, both on and off the pitch in Auckland

The Saints Captain Fantastic England skipper Chris Robshaw had a stunning game against New Zealand on Saturday and oh-so-nearly led his team to a famous victory against all the odds.…

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Enjoy looking at this gallery of great photos from this weekend's three finals – Aviva Premiership, RaboDirect Pro12 and the French Top 14