MAGALI HARVEY was voted IRB Women’s Player of the Year after her performances for Canada at the Women’s World Cup in Paris and this try in the semi-final against France…
Is the Women’s World Cup being let down by refereeing?
Is the standard of refereeing at the Women's World Cup a blight on the tournament?
Top 14 preview: Runners and riders
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…
Top 14: Bayonne’s Scott Spedding on the season ahead
THE SOUTH Africa-born Scott Spedding was one of the few consistent performers last season for Bayonne as the Basque club narrowly avoided relegation. Starting all but one of their 26…
Top 14: Tim Lane on his hopes for Lyon
TIM LANE is one of the world’s most experienced and respected coaches – and one of its most travelled. After winning three caps in the centre for Australia in the…
Tommaso Allan to fight through ProD2
Hands up those who this time last year had heard of ‘Tommy’ Tommaso Allan? The odd aficionado of age-group rugby, perhaps, who had seen the young fly-half play for Western…
Bernard Jackman revives Grenoble
The former Ireland hooker is hoping to propel Grenoble up the Top 14 table with a fresh approach and a few new signings
Top 14 clubs cut down on foreign imports
Fewer foreign recruits are making their way to French clubs for the coming season – but is this a temporary trend or a long-term change in policy?
France: Philippe Saint-Andre under pressure
France coach Philippe Saint-Andre needs a good performance from his side in Melbourne on Saturday following their first-Test hammering by Australia