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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…

Game over:

French focus: Top 14 Quarter-final play-offs

IN FRANCE they call them ‘les barrages’, in English we’d call them ‘play-offs’; perhaps the best description is the Top 14 quarter-finals, which is in effect what unfolds on Saturday…

Jonny Wilkinson

Amlin Challenge Cup Final: Biarritz 21-18 Toulon

A RATHER drab and uninspiring final with Biarritz able to ensure their Heineken Cup qualification thanks to the boot of Dimitri Yachvili in wet conditions at the Stoop. They were…

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Tom May’s Top Fitness Tip

On a trip to Toulon, we decided to pick the brains of some of the French team’s star names on ways that you could improve your game. We asked Tom…

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Joe van Niekerk Q&A

Former Springbok Joe van Niekerk has proved a big hit with Heineken Cup quarter-finalists Toulon – but what’s life really like at the star-studded club in the South of France?…

Race to the Heineken Cup Quarter Final

Race to the Heineken Cup Quarter Final

The race for the prestigious eight Heineken Cup quarter-final places is entering the final straight – but 11 of the 24 teams in the 2010 / 2011 tournament will still…

Jonny Wilkinson – Toulon and England

Jonny Wilkinson – Toulon and England

Famed for the accuracy of his left boot, Wilko has held the world on his shoulders ever since that cup winning kick in 2003. Rugby World caught up with him…

Carl Hayman leading the Haka

Carl Hayman – Toulon, Newcastle and New Zealand

Rugby World caught up with the famous All Black while he was still at Newcastle Falcons to talk about pre-season training, the ‘pain train’, and living the ‘Good Life’ after…

Jonny Wilkinson

Jonny – “It’s all about team work”

Jonny Wilkinson made sure Toulon made a winning Heineken Cup debut – he created their try and kicked the remaining 14 points in their 19-14 home win over Ospreys –…