Tag: Bordeaux Bègles

UBB Gavekal Gain Back-To-Back GFI HKFC 10s Titles Behind Fiji 7s Backs, Doddie Weir Shines

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Fiji Sevens backs score four tries in the final, Samurai lift Plate, Hong Kong’s Scottish Exiles grab the Bowl while hosts Natixis HKFC lift the Shield FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE HONG KONG – UBB Gavekal retained the Bill Burgess Cup at the 33rd GFI HKFC 10s, as a late try by Fiji Sevens back Leveni Kurimalawai […]

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Champions Cup Round 6 Review, Expert Panel Results

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DUBLIN, IRL – The European Rugby Champions Cup group stages ended with a bang last weekend as all 20 teams in the tournament fought for eight coveted spots in the quarterfinals. After all was said and done Clermont Auvergne, Munster, Saracens, Leinster, Wasps, Glasgow, Toulouse, and Toulon still stood in Europe’s elite competition, looking ahead […]

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Top 14 Season Preview: Uh-oh, It’s Prediction time

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CASTRES, FRANCE – If you thought that the last Top 14 season was impossible to call, feel for the poor pundit who has to try to predict this one… which promises to be tougher still. For the second season in a row, France-based journalist and die-hard rugby fan James Harrington examines the teams for the […]

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No Easy Draws in European Rugby Champions Cup

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CASTRES, FRANCE – Unusually, perhaps uniquely in the history of European rugby competitions, the draw for the inaugural European Rugby Champions Cup has thrown up no obvious ‘Pool of Death’. Instead, it has thrown up at least three of them… English champions Northampton will be relatively pleased with their Pool Five lot. They face Racing […]

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French Top 14 Rugby: Which Streaks Ended?

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CASTRES, FRANCE – This week’s opener featured the mighty Clermont at Castres. It is never an easy trip to Stade Pierre Antoine and Les Jaunards know that well. For the past 36 years, they haven’t come back from Castres with a win. This time, however, Vern Cotter had the small but wonderful Brock James start […]

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Promotion/Relegation Update

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Ghana, West Bronx – Since my last article on Promotion & Relegation in the Aviva Premiership and French Top 14, a few things have happened. We’ll start with France since that situation is pretty straight forward… Lyon will be relegated. After toying with dropping it appears, RWU team-to-watch Bordueax-Beagles avoids the drop. Bordeaux Bègles. Unfortunately, […]

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