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#Top 14

# top-14 - Tuesday 5 July, 2022

Racing announce major signing of Woki and a Welsh rugby league convert
# Transfers
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# Transfers

Racing announce major signing of Woki and a Welsh rugby league convert

Jul 5th 2022, 1:57 PM 5,256 Views 0 Comments

Regan Grace attracted interest from a number of English and Welsh clubs.

# top-14 - Friday 24 June, 2022

Montpellier triumph to win first French Top 14 title
# Champions
From The42
# Champions

Montpellier triumph to win first French Top 14 title

Jun 24th 2022, 10:17 PM 12,412 Views 3 Comments

Philippe Saint-Andre’s side dominated from the off against Castres.

# top-14 - Monday 20 June, 2022

Italy's Garbisi signs new contract with Top 14 finalists Montpellier
# Staying Put
From The42
# Staying Put

Italy's Garbisi signs new contract with Top 14 finalists Montpellier

Jun 20th 2022, 6:59 PM 5,412 Views 0 Comments

The 22-year-old originally had a deal until 2023 after joining the outfit from Treviso.

# top-14 - Saturday 18 June, 2022

Georgia's Aprasidze sends Montpellier to Top 14 final
# Georgia On His Mind
From The42
# Georgia On His Mind

Georgia's Aprasidze sends Montpellier to Top 14 final

Jun 18th 2022, 10:25 PM 7,518 Views 0 Comments

Montpellier will now meet Castres in next week’s final.

# top-14 - Friday 17 June, 2022

Nakosi sparks crucial score as Castres upset rivals Toulouse to reach Top 14 final
# Shock
From The42
# Shock

Nakosi sparks crucial score as Castres upset rivals Toulouse to reach Top 14 final

Jun 17th 2022, 11:01 PM 7,024 Views 1 Comment

They will face either Bordeaux-Begles or Montpellier in the final after tonight’s 24-18 victory over the reigning champions.

# top-14 - Sunday 12 June, 2022

'We don't play for Christophe' - Bordeaux give coach the cold shoulder in quarter-final win
# Top 14
From The42
# Top 14

'We don't play for Christophe' - Bordeaux give coach the cold shoulder in quarter-final win

Jun 12th 2022, 11:08 PM 41,375 Views 2 Comments

Christophe Urios had slammed a number of his senior players prior to tonight’s French quarter-final victory over Racing.

# top-14 - Saturday 21 May, 2022

La Rochelle warm up for Leinster showdown with 19-point win to boost Top 14 play-off hopes
# The Warm Up
From The42
# The Warm Up

La Rochelle warm up for Leinster showdown with 19-point win to boost Top 14 play-off hopes

May 21st 2022, 11:42 PM 14,660 Views 4 Comments

The French outfit also welcomed Will Skelton back to the squad after the second row recovered from a calf injury.

# top-14 - Friday 13 May, 2022

France's success underlines Top 14 dominance in Europe - Racing's Russell
# Top Dogs
From The42
# Top Dogs

France's success underlines Top 14 dominance in Europe - Racing's Russell

May 13th 2022, 8:31 AM 5,042 Views 1 Comment

Three of the four sides who have made it to the Champions Cup semi-finals are French.

# top-14 - Saturday 30 April, 2022

'No regrets' as French full-back announces retirement
# Wave Goodbye
From The42
# Wave Goodbye

'No regrets' as French full-back announces retirement

Apr 30th 2022, 10:55 AM 9,976 Views 3 Comments

Maxime Medard has confirmed that he will be hanging up his boots at the end of the season.

# top-14 - Saturday 23 April, 2022

Former France fly-half set to retire
# End Of The Road
From The42
# End Of The Road

Former France fly-half set to retire

Apr 23rd 2022, 12:56 PM 14,235 Views 1 Comment

Lionel Beauxis announced on Friday night that he would be hanging up his boots at the end of the season.

# top-14 - Monday 18 April, 2022

'It was a massive opportunity but I knew it was a life-changer. I've no regrets'
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

'It was a massive opportunity but I knew it was a life-changer. I've no regrets'

Apr 18th 2022, 8:00 AM 46,484 Views 7 Comments

22-year-old Cork man Eoghan Barrett has been making excellent progress with Pau in France.

# top-14 - Tuesday 28 December, 2021

O'Gara's La Rochelle jump up to fourth in the Top 14 heading into 2022
# ROG
From The42
# ROG

O'Gara's La Rochelle jump up to fourth in the Top 14 heading into 2022

Dec 28th 2021, 9:33 AM 11,310 Views 0 Comments

Forwards coach Donnacha Ryan will have been happy with their 25-3 win over Lyon last night.

# top-14 - Saturday 30 October, 2021

Isa try helps James Coughlan steer Toulon out of Top 14 relegation zone
# Impact
From The42
# Impact

Isa try helps James Coughlan steer Toulon out of Top 14 relegation zone

Oct 30th 2021, 4:25 PM 7,383 Views 1 Comment

The former Munster player is currently temporary head coach at Toulon.

# top-14 - Tuesday 28 September, 2021

Dupont named Top 14 Player of the Year after leading Toulouse to historic double
# Awards Night
From The42
# Awards Night

Dupont named Top 14 Player of the Year after leading Toulouse to historic double

Sep 28th 2021, 11:00 AM 2,881 Views 1 Comment

The French scrum-half succeeds Cheslin Kobe in claiming the award.

# top-14 - Saturday 25 September, 2021

Maiden Kerr-Barlow hat-trick claims first win of season for O'Gara's La Rochelle's
# Top 14
From The42
# Top 14

Maiden Kerr-Barlow hat-trick claims first win of season for O'Gara's La Rochelle's

Sep 25th 2021, 4:41 PM 6,682 Views 1 Comment

They beat promoted Biarritz at home on a scoreline of 59-17.

# top-14 - Sunday 12 September, 2021

Toulouse thump Toulon in Top 14 to carry last year's form into the new season
# Top 14
From The42
# Top 14

Toulouse thump Toulon in Top 14 to carry last year's form into the new season

Sep 12th 2021, 10:54 PM 6,645 Views 0 Comments

Jiuta Wainiqolo tasted defeat on his Toulon debut.

# top-14 - Sunday 5 September, 2021

O'Gara's La Rochelle suffer narrow defeat to rivals and defending Top 14 champions Toulouse
# Inches
From The42
# Inches

O'Gara's La Rochelle suffer narrow defeat to rivals and defending Top 14 champions Toulouse

Sep 5th 2021, 11:19 PM 11,384 Views 1 Comment

The sides contested two finals in a month last season.

JJ Hanrahan scores try in impressive debut as Clermont suffer defeat to Lyon
# Top 14
From The42
# Top 14

JJ Hanrahan scores try in impressive debut as Clermont suffer defeat to Lyon

Sep 5th 2021, 9:41 PM 13,112 Views 3 Comments

The former Munster man crossed over for his side’s opening score in the seventh minute.

# top-14 - Friday 27 August, 2021

Cheslin Kolbe moves from Toulouse to Toulon in blockbuster move
# Sacre Bleu
From The42
# Sacre Bleu

Cheslin Kolbe moves from Toulouse to Toulon in blockbuster move

Aug 27th 2021, 11:56 AM 13,068 Views 15 Comments

The South African had two years still to run on his contract with five-time European champions Toulouse.

# top-14 - Saturday 10 July, 2021

Montpellier sign Italy out-half Paolo Garbisi
# On The Move
From The42
# On The Move

Montpellier sign Italy out-half Paolo Garbisi

Jul 10th 2021, 3:18 PM 3,091 Views 2 Comments

The 21-year-old joins from Benetton Treviso.

# top-14 - Wednesday 7 July, 2021

James Cronin's move from Munster to newly-promoted Biarritz confirmed
# Off To France
From The42
# Off To France

James Cronin's move from Munster to newly-promoted Biarritz confirmed

Jul 7th 2021, 11:53 AM 6,216 Views 9 Comments

The 30-year-old prop left the province at the end of the season.

# top-14 - Saturday 26 June, 2021

James Cronin set to join Biarritz in the Top 14 after leaving Munster
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

James Cronin set to join Biarritz in the Top 14 after leaving Munster

Jun 26th 2021, 2:14 PM 12,559 Views 9 Comments

The 30-year-old Ireland international is set for a move to France.

# top-14 - Friday 25 June, 2021

Disappointment for O'Gara's La Rochelle as Toulouse win Top 14 final
# Double Champs
From The42
# Double Champs

Disappointment for O'Gara's La Rochelle as Toulouse win Top 14 final

Jun 25th 2021, 9:49 PM 44,826 Views 17 Comments

Another final defeat for La Rochelle.

# top-14 - Thursday 24 June, 2021

Former Munster back row Coughlan departs coaching role at Brive
# Top 14
From The42
# Top 14

Former Munster back row Coughlan departs coaching role at Brive

Jun 24th 2021, 5:16 PM 9,252 Views 4 Comments

The 40-year-old Cork native has spent several years in France.

All Black legend set to bow out in French Top 14 final
# Wave Goodbye
From The42
# Wave Goodbye

All Black legend set to bow out in French Top 14 final

Jun 24th 2021, 3:53 PM 10,190 Views 2 Comments

Jerome Kaino will make his final bow from professional rugby union when he leads Toulouse against La Rochelle

# top-14 - Tuesday 22 June, 2021

Former France star signs on for another season at Toulouse
# Like A Fine Wine
From The42
# Like A Fine Wine

Former France star signs on for another season at Toulouse

Jun 22nd 2021, 2:18 PM 8,126 Views 0 Comments

Maxime Medard has extended his current contract, while two-time World Cup winner Jerome Kaino is to take over the club’s youth side.

# top-14 - Friday 18 June, 2021

Ronan O'Gara leads La Rochelle into maiden French Top 14 final
# ROG
From The42
# ROG

Ronan O'Gara leads La Rochelle into maiden French Top 14 final

Jun 18th 2021, 9:54 PM 56,054 Views 12 Comments

A 19-6 victory over Racing 92 tonight.

# top-14 - Saturday 12 June, 2021

Zebo scores as Racing power into Top 14 semi-finals
# Irish Eye
From The42
# Irish Eye

Zebo scores as Racing power into Top 14 semi-finals

Jun 12th 2021, 10:27 AM 15,407 Views 32 Comments

After a derby victory over Stade Francaise, it’s La Rochelle up next.

# top-14 - Wednesday 26 May, 2021

Premier Sports to show live Top 14 action from this weekend after securing rights for Ireland and UK
# French Rugby
From The42
# French Rugby

Premier Sports to show live Top 14 action from this weekend after securing rights for Ireland and UK

May 26th 2021, 1:21 PM 8,139 Views 6 Comments

The coverage will begin with four live matches and a highlights show.

# top-14 - Tuesday 18 May, 2021

Philippe Saint-André: Ronan O'Gara is doing 'an amazing job' at La Rochelle
# Big In France
From The42
# Big In France

Philippe Saint-André: Ronan O'Gara is doing 'an amazing job' at La Rochelle

May 18th 2021, 8:00 PM 8,600 Views 0 Comments

The former France boss has been impressed by O’Gara’s coaching career.

# top-14 - Saturday 17 April, 2021

Debut for Sweetnam as La Rochelle beat Lyon but miss out on chance to go top
# Bittersweetnam
From The42
# Bittersweetnam

Debut for Sweetnam as La Rochelle beat Lyon but miss out on chance to go top

Apr 17th 2021, 10:19 PM 20,185 Views 8 Comments

Ronan O’Gara’s side won 38-23 but didn’t collect the bonus point needed to go above Toulouse.

# top-14 - Monday 29 March, 2021

Top 14 side Clermont confirm the signing of JJ Hanrahan from Munster
# Au Revoir
From The42
# Au Revoir

Top 14 side Clermont confirm the signing of JJ Hanrahan from Munster

Mar 29th 2021, 9:44 AM 11,449 Views 21 Comments

The 28-year-old will move to France at the end of the season.

# top-14 - Wednesday 17 March, 2021

21-year-old Irish wing Barrett earns new contract with Top 14 club Pau
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

21-year-old Irish wing Barrett earns new contract with Top 14 club Pau

Mar 17th 2021, 5:02 PM 12,803 Views 8 Comments

The former Ireland U19 wing scored his first Top 14 try in January.

# top-14 - Saturday 20 February, 2021

Ronan O'Gara's La Rochelle move top in France
# On The Rise
From The42
# On The Rise

Ronan O'Gara's La Rochelle move top in France

Feb 20th 2021, 7:06 PM 14,473 Views 9 Comments

They scratched out a 16-11 home victory over Stade Francais on Saturday.

How Ronan O'Gara has helped turn La Rochelle into Top 14 contenders
# ROG
From The42
# ROG

How Ronan O'Gara has helped turn La Rochelle into Top 14 contenders

Feb 20th 2021, 8:00 AM 47,196 Views 42 Comments

The 43-year-old Cork man has had an impact on the French club’s defence and attack.

# top-14 - Friday 15 January, 2021

Eight new Covid-19 cases and lockdown extension for O'Gara's La Rochelle
# Outbreak
From The42
# Outbreak

Eight new Covid-19 cases and lockdown extension for O'Gara's La Rochelle

Jan 15th 2021, 12:17 PM 5,470 Views 0 Comments

The club’s training centre was first closed after registering 15 new cases of coronavirus on Tuesday.

# top-14 - Monday 11 January, 2021

Premiership opts for two-week break as Top 14 quickly rearranges games
# Schedule
From The42
# Schedule

Premiership opts for two-week break as Top 14 quickly rearranges games

Jan 11th 2021, 7:11 PM 7,064 Views 4 Comments

The Champions Cup and Challenge Cup have been suspended.

# top-14 - Friday 8 January, 2021

Champions Cup under threat as EPCR wait on French government decision
# Concerns
From The42
# Concerns

Champions Cup under threat as EPCR wait on French government decision

Updated Jan 8th 2021, 3:00 PM 16,916 Views 7 Comments

The Top 14 clubs could be forced to withdraw from two rounds of games this month.

# top-14 - Monday 4 January, 2021

Simon Zebo scores late winning try in the snow for Racing against Clermont
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

Simon Zebo scores late winning try in the snow for Racing against Clermont

Jan 4th 2021, 9:08 AM 13,751 Views 7 Comments

The Cork man gathered Finn Russell’s cross-field kick to seal the victory.

# top-14 - Sunday 27 December, 2020

O'Gara's La Rochelle maintain Top 14 lead with Montpellier win
# On Top
From The42
# On Top

O'Gara's La Rochelle maintain Top 14 lead with Montpellier win

Dec 27th 2020, 6:05 PM 18,956 Views 16 Comments

They were 22-9 winners in spite of playing an hour with 14 men.

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