Top 14 Team-by-Team Guide: Hopes, Fears, and the Rugby World Cup

August 28, 2015 James Harrington 1

PARIS, FRANCE –  The new season of French rugby’s Top 14 kicked off on August 22 – with September’s Rugby World Cup adding more potency […]

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Top 14 Recap: Mola Era at Toulouse Kicks Off with Win

August 24, 2015 James Harrington 3

CASTRES, FRANCE – The 2015/16 Top 14 season kicked off with a surprise home defeat for 2014 champions Toulon, an early warning from Clermont that […]

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Top 14: The Top-Six Challenge

August 15, 2015 James Harrington 2

PARIS, FRANCE – The new coaching team at Top 14 side Castres Olympique has set the players an ambitious target – an immediate return to […]

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The Curious Case of Rodrigo Capó Ortega

July 3, 2015 Junoir Blaber 4

CASTRES, FRANCE -If you’re wondering why I’m reporting from Castres instead of our own James Harrington, it’s because the Rugby Rain Man Collective (rugby geeks) […]

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Top 14 Recap: Bayonne Sunk on Cruel Final Day

May 25, 2015 James Harrington 0

PARIS, FRANCE – The Top 14 is cruel. Last season, penalties in the final 10 minutes of two matches decided Perpignan’s fate. This season, Bordeaux’s […]

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Top 14 Preview: Welcome to a Nerve-Shredding Final Fortnight

May 15, 2015 James Harrington 2

CASTRES, FRANCE: There are just two rounds to go in the regular Top 14 season but make no mistake, there are no dead rubber matches. […]

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