Englishman in Toulon: Steve Walsh has been looking after Toulon's conditioning since 2009

There is another Englishman who’s time at Toulon is drawing to a close. Like Jonny Wilkinson, Steve Walsh arrived on the Cote d’Azur in 2009, and like the soon-to-be retired…

Florian Fritz

FRIDAY NIGHT was a disaster for Guy Noves. The quarter-final home defeat to Racing Métro was bad enough for the reputation of the Toulouse coach, it but it was the…

Nick Easter

As the second half of Harlequins’ thrilling win over Bath grew fractured and frantic on Saturday, BT Sport commentator Austin Healey indulged in a bit of a whine. Referee Wayne Barnes had…

Toulouse v Castres

Advertising Feature THE TOP 14 Semi-finals take place this weekend – Toulon host Racing Metro on Friday night before Montpellier take on Castres on the Saturday afternoon – and you…

Johnny Sexton

What a day we have in store this Saturday in the Top 14. It’s the last day of the regular season yet after 25 rounds of competition only two clubs…

Scampering to a final: Knock-on aside, Kahn Fotuali'i punished Harlequins in the Amlin semi-final

The Saints Stunning Sarries There were so many outstanding performers in the Saracens ranks on Saturday, when they shocked the rugby world with an extraordinary 46-6 win over Clermont Auvergne,…

Stalemate: Grenoble threw away a 13-point lead to draw 21-all with Bayonne

By Gavin Mortimer  HERE’S A stat that will heap more misery on the heads of four clubs in the Top 14. In the nine years since the Top 16 shrank…