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

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

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’

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…

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

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…