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Top 14 Recap: La Rochelle Down Toulouse

August 31, 2014 James Harrington 8

CASTRES, FRANCE: Five teams – Castres, Lyon, La Rochelle, Oyonnax and Grenoble – came into the third weekend of the Top 14 season without a […]

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Top 14 Preview: Early Season Symmetry Set To Be Broken

August 28, 2014 James Harrington 10

CASTRES, FRANCE – There’s a certain symmetry to the Top 14 table going into the third round of matches. Five teams – Toulon, Toulouse, Clermont, […]

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Top 14 Recap: Toulon Lay Waste To La Rochelle

August 24, 2014 James Harrington 6

CASTRES, FRANCE – Toulon’s workmanlike opening-night victory at Bayonne last week prompted some pundits to say that the champions had laid down an early marker […]

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Top 14 Preview: Come On, Feel The Pain

August 21, 2014 James Harrington 8

CASTRES, FRANCE – If Lyon didn’t realise just how tough the Top 14 was going to be before their season started last Saturday, they do […]

Top 14: Toulon Begin Post Jonny Wilkinson Era At Bayonne

July 6, 2014 James Harrington 11

CASTRES, FRANCE – The new Top 14 season begins on August 15 and 16, 2014 – but, in Toulon, it should perhaps be more correctly […]

Amlin Cup Preview & Predictions – Part One: Pools 1 & 2

October 9, 2013 James Harrington 7

CASTRES, FRANCE – Just in case you had forgotten amid all the Heineken Cup hype, European rugby’s second-tier competition, the Amlin Cup, kicks off for […]