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Top 14: Marcel Garvey on the Castres way

LAST SEASON was a funny old one for Marcel Garvey. Seventeen outings for Castres in the Top 14 and just one try, and that in the final game of the…

French fizz: Digby Ioane is set to sparkle in the Top 14 for Stade Francais in the new season

French Top 14: New faces for the new season

OSTENTATIOUS OR talent-filled, either way, it is hard to deny that the Top 14 will have an impressive array of international stars next season. Indeed there is something for everyone…

Jubilant Japan: Tokyo rejoices as Japan beat Wales for the first time

Summer tours: The summary

THE SUMMER tour schedule is over, with the exception of the Lions. All the Six Nations sides are done and now the players can look forward to a relaxing five…

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New Zealand v France: The Preview

HERE'S A curious stat for you. In the professional age, every Six Nations championship following a Lions tour has been won by the French. In 1998 they clinched the Grand…

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Win a trip to the Top 14 final!

THIS IS your chance to see who will be next to lift the Bouclier de Brennus at Stade de France on Saturday 1 June. TV5MONDE – the international French-language channel…

Wales will be in action on the first day of the next two Six Nations Championships

RBS 6 Nations Fixtures: 2014 and 2015

NEXT SEASON’S RBS Six Nations kicks off on Saturday, 1 February, with reigning champions Wales entertaining Italy at the Millennium Stadium. So here you go, dates for the diaries for…

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Rugby World TV: Six Nations Round 5 analysis

IN THE last instalment of Rugby World TV we review the final round of the 2013 RBS 6 Nations. Super Saturday got our blood rushing as we watched a confident…

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Rugby World TV: Six Nations Round 4 analysis

IN THE latest instalment of Rugby World TV we review the penultimate round of the 2013 RBS 6 Nations. We pick our Lions contenders, and name and shame those who…

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RBS 6 Nations: Ireland analysis

JUST LIKE his French counterpart Kidney is a man under pressure. At the beginning of the tournament, it was expected the fourth round in Dublin would be a defining moment…