Six Nations Preview: How the sides shape up

January 30, 2014 James Harrington 3

CASTRES, FRANCE – The most open Six Nations for many a year kicks off on Saturday, with four sides in with a pretty decent shout […]

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Top 14 Review: Grenoble’s raiders steal victory at Toulon

January 6, 2014 James Harrington 6

CASTRES, FRANCE – A week before Heineken Cup champions Toulon face Cardiff at Stade Mayol, Grenoble stunned the stuttering stellar side with a last-gasp smash-and-grab […]

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France End Forgettable Year With 1st Home Loss to Springboks in 16 Years

November 28, 2013 James Harrington 8

CASTRES, FRANCE – France’s November internationals were the definition of a tale of three matches… with only one sorry conclusion. The statistics – two defeats […]

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Backs to the wall as New Zealand hang tough to beat France

November 12, 2013 James Harrington 4

CASTRES, FRANCE – New Zealand head to Twickenham to face England this weekend with their perfect record for 2013, but spirited France almost gave as […]

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How can mercurial France stop mighty New Zealand?

November 7, 2013 James Harrington 7

CASTRES, FRANCE – Dan Carter is set to win his 99th All Black cap, while skipper Richie McCaw returns to his favoured number 7 slot […]

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Top 14 Review: Toulon and Clermont rip up the Nice Allianz Riviera pitch

October 6, 2013 James Harrington 12

CASTRES, FRANCE – The final weekend of the Top 14 season before the European break was one that went – mostly – as expected. But […]

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