Charles Piutau

By Alex Shaw The northern hemisphere season begins its final countdown towards conclusion this weekend, as the European Rugby Champions Cup semi-finals come to town. The festivities begin on Saturday…

Toulon

By Alex Shaw The stage is set this weekend for the return of European rugby, with the European Rugby Champions Cup quarter-finals looming large amidst a packed sporting calendar. The…

Dream turned to dust: Guy Noves contemplates France's poor Six Nations (Photo: Getty Images)

Coaching conundrum Some of Guy Noves‘ aura has faded in the last few weeks but he retains the faith of the French public. A survey published at the weekend revealed…

England

England won their first Grand Slam in 13 years in a raucous atmosphere at the Stade de France. In a game where England could never quite relax, it was not…