Challenge Cup Round One summary

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There have been some impressive performances so far in the Challenge Cup but who are the early contenders? Robert Rees has your Challenge Cup round one summary to help guide you through all the weekend’s action.  Pool One Standings Dragons – 5 points Clermont – 5 points Northampton – 0 points Timisoara Sarcens – 0 […] READ MORE


A Big Weekend of European Rugby Champions Cup Ahead

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It’s been a whole week since the end of the 6 Nations and it may feel like European rugby is over – but never fear! The best players from the continent face-off in the Quarter Finals of the Champions Cup, domestic rugby’s biggest competition. European Rugby Champions Cup Let’s take a look at the match-ups […] READ MORE




‘In the Bin’ Rugby Pod – Season 1, Episode 16

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Just before we get ready to [avoid] the hoards of festive shoppers, sit back and enjoy the latest from ‘In the Bin’ rugby pod. Better than the proverbial chestnuts roasting on an open fire. As the Champions Cup reaches the halfway point, the Pool tables are starting to take shape. Some teams already look set […] READ MORE


Ashton Sets Sights on Try Scoring Record: Top14 Round 12 Wrap

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Two decisive Top14 round 12 fixtures at opposite ends of the table meant invaluable points were on offer – to push ahead at the top, and to escape immediate danger at the bottom. The top two teams in Montpellier and La Rochelle would battle it out for the league lead ahead of the European competitions. Likewise, […] READ MORE


Racing See Red, Lyon Crush Oyonnax: Top 14 Round Eight Wrap

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The break in league fixtures for the start of the European competitions offered some respite for the league’s struggling teams. But the Top 14 round eight fixtures gave teams like La Rochelle and Toulon the chance to further their pursuit of leaders Lyon. Here’s all you need to know from Top 14 round eight: Toulon […] READ MORE


La Rochelle Shine On European Debut

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The question most fans had was ‘whether La Rochelle could travel as well as they could host?’. So their bonus point 34-27 win in the English capital answered that, as La Rochelle shine in the Champions Cup competition. Currently legitimising last season’s breakthrough brilliance, by winning five of their opening seven games in French Top […] READ MORE


Top 14 Ill-Discipline Beginning To Overshadow French Rugby

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Renowned for its physicality, power and brute strength, the Top 14 is a stomping ground for big hits and ground-shattering scrums. But Top 14 ill-discipline is overshadowing its status as a relatively competitive league – attracting the world’s best – into an arena of unruly outlaws. Top 14 Ill-Discipline Beginning To Overshadow French Rugby Each […] READ MORE


Bordeaux End Montpellier’s Unbeaten Run in Style: Top14 Round Five Wrap

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The Top14 Round Five weekends action had some mouth-watering ties in prospect. Clermont faced Racing and Stade welcomed Toulon. With the top teams already facing an uphill battle, it made winning and gaining ground ever more important. So as Bordeaux ends Montpellier’s unbeaten run in ’emphatic style’ that proves that this season’s competition is ramping up. Here’s […] READ MORE