Toulon

Toulon play at the Stade Mayol. They are the reigning French and European champions, having won the final two Heineken Cup titles in succession.

Sole Irish interest: Leinster's Luke Fitzgerald dots down in 2011 but who will emerge victorious this time?

European Champions Cup – Head to heads

If you take the law of averages, only one away side a year prevails at the Champions Cup quarter-final stage – a statistic that this year’s four English teams will…

Putting the boot in:  Camille Lopez may be the man to sort out France's fly-half woes

Have France sorted out their half-back issues?

UNLUCKY 13? Philippe Saint-Andre will be hoping not. Since he became coach of France after the 2011 Rugby World Cup, Saint-Andre has gone through 12 half-back pairings in his quest…

Another talent has landed: Rémi Lamerat of Castres was awarded the Top 14 ‘Revelation of the Season’

Top 14’s latest ‘Revelation’, Rémi Lamerat

It was a night of triumph for Toulon on Monday at the 11th edition of the ‘Nuit du Rugby’, the annual awards ceremony honouring French rugby’s standout performers. Matt Giteau…

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Sébastien Chabal on the role of a prop

Sébastien Chabal on the role of a prop

EVER WONDERED what goes on in the front row? France legend Sébastien Chabal is here to explain exactly what the big men with numbers 1 and 3 on their backs…

BYNST Sheridan

Bet you never saw this: Andrew Sheridan’s career

He’s played for Richmond, Bristol, Sale and Toulon, so you could argue that loosehead prop Andrew Sheridan is a man who continually sought a tougher test; a bigger scrap. Now…