French Focus: Top 14 Final

French Focus: Top 14 Final

THE FRENCH domestic season reaches its climax on Saturday evening as Toulon take on Toulouse in front of a full house at the Stade de France. Reigning champions Toulouse are…

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Match verdict: Australia 6-9 Scotland

PLAYED OUT in the kind of conditions that would have drowned ducks and bent weathervanes Scotland set themselves up for a stripped down but dogged performance against Australia in Newcastle,…

French focus: Top 14 Semi-final play-offs

French focus: Top 14 Semi-final play-offs

AS THE Home Nations gear up for Down Under, across the Channel in France the Top 14 is coming to the boil, writes Gavin Mortimer. The French domestic season is…

After an agonising wait, London Welsh will be part of top-flight rugby. But can they prove themselves?

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London Welsh were crowned kings of the Championship last night at the Kassam Stadium — a palace deemed unfit for the round table of Premiership rugby by the RFU, writes…

Sweet moment: Quins Tom Williams will have enjoyed his early try

Premiership Final: Harlequins 30-23 Leicester

By Owain Jones, Rugby World Editor In a nutshell HARLEQUINS CELEBRATED their first Premiership title beating Leicester 30-23 in a fine advertisment for the Aviva Premiership at a sweltering Twickenham.…

Rugby World’s Championship Blog

Rugby World’s Championship Blog

LONDON WELSH showed the RFU exactly what they thought of the their decision to bar them from the Aviva Premiership by making the Cornish Pirates walk the plank at the…

Rugby World’s Championship Blog

Rugby World’s Championship Blog

THE GREAT thing about Eurovision, is that when it’s all over, Engelbert Humperdinck — win or lose — will return to relative obscurity, writes Richard Grainger. Sadly, the same will…