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Top 14 Preview: Troubles Mount For Toulouse

October 2, 2014 James Harrington 8

CASTRES, FRANCE – Thirty Top 14 players have spent part of this week at a French training camp, as coach Philippe Saint-Andre begins to plot […]

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Top 14 Recap: Should Toulouse Fans Worry Now, Mr Noves?

September 21, 2014 James Harrington 16

CASTRES, FRANCE – Last week, Toulouse coach Guy Noves sought to reassure fans who were understandably nervous about the Top 14 giants’ increasingly precarious position. […]

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Top 14 Preview: Racing ‘Set To Bet €1m On Toulon Star’

September 11, 2014 James Harrington 11

CASTRES, FRANCE – The wealth enjoyed by some Top 14 clubs is widely known – thanks to the deep pockets their owners and the sums […]

Top 14 Play-Off Semi-Finals Preview: Who Dares Predict… Probably Loses

May 15, 2014 James Harrington 4

CASTRES, FRANCE – That’s it… All Top 14-related bets are officially off. All season, wins on the road have been more rare than hen’s teeth. […]

Top 14 Play-Off Preview: Who Dares Bet Against Clermont?

May 8, 2014 James Harrington 9

CASTRES, FRANCE – The twin distractions of the Top 14 play-offs and the announcement of the squad for the French national side’s tour of Australia […]

Top 14 Review: Clermont win at home… as predicted

December 23, 2013 James Harrington 4

CASTRES, FRANCE – Like astrology, rugby punditry – certainly Top 14 rugby punditry – can be so much crystal ball-gazing. Unlike astrology, rugby punditry is, […]