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Shane Geraghty

French focus: Top 14

NO DOUBT about it, Shane Geraghty’s stint in Brive has been eventful, writes Gavin Mortimer. The 25-year-old was to the fore again on Sunday, steering the unfashionable French club into…

Tolofua has no problem with bulldozing the opposition

French focus: Top 14

Toulouse backs coach Jean-Baptiste Elissalde couldn’t help crowing after his side’s impressive defeat of Stade Francais last Saturday, writes Gavin Mortimer. In front of 80,000 fans at the Stade de…

Back in the day: Wasps v Gloucester, 17 September 2000

Journey through rugby – Simon Shaw

A three-time Lions tourist, Simon Shaw spent 14 years at Wasps and has represented England in 71 Tests and at three World Cups. Here are a few things you might…

Fixtures for September 2011

Fixtures for September 2011

For all the Rugby World Cup fixtures including UK kick off times click here. All games live ITV and Talksport Sunday 4 September Aviva Premiership N’hampton v Gloucester (3.30) Live…

Dan Caprice celebrates scoring a try for England Sevens

England Sevens star Caprice signs for Biarritz

England Sevens star Dan Caprice has been snapped up by French giants Biarritz. The Kent-based wing has signed a two-year deal to play in the Top 14 and Heineken Cup…

James Haskell leaves Stade Francais

James Haskell leaves Stade Francais

England back-rower James Haskell is leaving Stade Francais and may now end up in the Super 15 with the Melbourne Rebels. Haskell is one of a raft of players on…

Dan Carter could still play in Europe

Dan Carter could still play in Europe

Dan Carter has signed a four-year contract to continue playing for the All Blacks, but left the door wide open for a move to a big French club but inserting…

Josh Matavesi leaves Exeter for Racing Metro

Josh Matavesi leaves Exeter for Racing Metro

An emotional Josh Matavesi has bid a fond farewell to Exeter Chiefs as he prepared for a new challenge across the Channel. The 20-year-old back brought to a close his two-and-half…