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# Top 14

Last month
November 2023
Springbok skipper Kolisi helps Racing down La Rochelle to reach Top 14 summit on debut
Ronan O’Gara’s side played more than 50 minutes with 14 men after Teddy Thomas’ red card.
This year
'He didn't even have the class to apologise': ROG shoved by Clermont player in touchline scuffle
ROG’s La Rochelle were edged out 11-10 at the Stade Marcel Michelin on Saturday night.
Ronan O'Gara's La Rochelle suffer opening defeat to Montpellier
Former England winger Jack Nowell was beaten on his league debut.
Irish coach Noel McNamara seals Top 14 move to Bordeaux Bègles
Clare native has been brought in as backs coach under head coach Yannick Bru.
Clermont blow as contract of disgraced Haouas upheld
The prop had been due to link up with Clermont from French rugby union rivals Montpellier.
Disappointment for Ronan O'Gara as La Rochelle defeated in Top 14 final
Former Connacht star Ultan Dillane made a substitute appearance for the defeated side.
Disappointment for O'Gara as La Rochelle defeated in Top 14 final
Former Connacht star Ultan Dillane made a substitute appearance for the defeated side.
Racing beat 14-man Stade to set up semi against Toulouse
Scotland fly-half Finn Russell booted four penalties, while flanker Marcos Kremer was red-carded in the fifth minute.
Lyon qualify for Top 14 play-offs, no Champions Cup hangover for O'Gara's La Rochelle
Leaders Toulouse, who crushed relegated Brive 54-10, were already through to the semi-finals.
'The last time you could come and buy a ticket on the day of the game was 2015'
How La Rochelle have risen from the Pro D2 to being Champions Cup winners.
Influential Danty brings power, pace and flair to La Rochelle backline
What have Leinster learned from their heartbreaks against La Rochelle?
France great Morgan Parra announces retirement
The scrum-half will retire at the end of the season and join the coaching staff at Stade Francais.
Toulon's Springbok Kolbe 'not going anywhere' after Japan rumours
The 29-year-old has been linked with a move to Japan at the end of the season.
'This is a career where you can end up in a one-bed apartment on your tod'
Ronan O’Gara and his family feel at home with La Rochelle in France.
ROG, Ryan, and Dillane look to pile more pain onto Ulster
The Irishmen have made a home in the lovely seaside town of La Rochelle.
Last year
O'Gara's La Rochelle waste chance at second in Top 14
ROG continued to watch on from the stands.
Dan Biggar to join Toulon after departing Northampton earlier than expected
Biggar is not affected by Wales’ minimum 60-cap selection criteria for players playing outside his country.
Ex-France lock Arnaud Mela replaces Jeremy Davidson as Brive coach
Ex-Ireland international Davidson was sacked after Saturday’s 45-7 defeat to Toulouse.
'It has gone in the blink of an eye. English is nearly my second language'
Toulon forwards coach James Coughlan is heading into his ninth season in French rugby.
O'Gara, Dillane, Arnold - Irish interest aplenty as the Top 14 gets underway
ROG and Donnacha Ryan are aiming for more success with La Rochelle.
Racing announce major signing of Woki and a Welsh rugby league convert
Regan Grace attracted interest from a number of English and Welsh clubs.
Montpellier triumph to win first French Top 14 title
Philippe Saint-Andre’s side dominated from the off against Castres.
Italy's Garbisi signs new contract with Top 14 finalists Montpellier
The 22-year-old originally had a deal until 2023 after joining the outfit from Treviso.
Georgia's Aprasidze sends Montpellier to Top 14 final
Montpellier will now meet Castres in next week’s final.
Nakosi sparks crucial score as Castres upset rivals Toulouse to reach Top 14 final
They will face either Bordeaux-Begles or Montpellier in the final after tonight’s 24-18 victory over the reigning champions.
'We don't play for Christophe' - Bordeaux give coach the cold shoulder in quarter-final win
Christophe Urios had slammed a number of his senior players prior to tonight’s French quarter-final victory over Racing.
La Rochelle warm up for Leinster showdown with 19-point win to boost Top 14 play-off hopes
The French outfit also welcomed Will Skelton back to the squad after the second row recovered from a calf injury.
France's success underlines Top 14 dominance in Europe - Racing's Russell
Three of the four sides who have made it to the Champions Cup semi-finals are French.
'No regrets' as French full-back announces retirement
Maxime Medard has confirmed that he will be hanging up his boots at the end of the season.
Former France fly-half set to retire
Lionel Beauxis announced on Friday night that he would be hanging up his boots at the end of the season.
'It was a massive opportunity but I knew it was a life-changer. I've no regrets'
22-year-old Cork man Eoghan Barrett has been making excellent progress with Pau in France.
All time
O'Gara's La Rochelle jump up to fourth in the Top 14 heading into 2022
Forwards coach Donnacha Ryan will have been happy with their 25-3 win over Lyon last night.
Isa try helps James Coughlan steer Toulon out of Top 14 relegation zone
The former Munster player is currently temporary head coach at Toulon.
Dupont named Top 14 Player of the Year after leading Toulouse to historic double
The French scrum-half succeeds Cheslin Kobe in claiming the award.
Maiden Kerr-Barlow hat-trick claims first win of season for O'Gara's La Rochelle's
They beat promoted Biarritz at home on a scoreline of 59-17.
Toulouse thump Toulon in Top 14 to carry last year's form into the new season
Jiuta Wainiqolo tasted defeat on his Toulon debut.
O'Gara's La Rochelle suffer narrow defeat to rivals and defending Top 14 champions Toulouse
The sides contested two finals in a month last season.
JJ Hanrahan scores try in impressive debut as Clermont suffer defeat to Lyon
The former Munster man crossed over for his side’s opening score in the seventh minute.
Cheslin Kolbe moves from Toulouse to Toulon in blockbuster move
The South African had two years still to run on his contract with five-time European champions Toulouse.
Montpellier sign Italy out-half Paolo Garbisi
The 21-year-old joins from Benetton Treviso.
James Cronin's move from Munster to newly-promoted Biarritz confirmed
The 30-year-old prop left the province at the end of the season.