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…

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…

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…

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…

It’s mid-August which means only one thing – the Top 14 is back. Bayonne host champions Toulon in the opening match om Friday evening and then it’s ten months of…