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#Top 14

# top-14 - Sunday 11 September, 2016

From The42 Nakaitaci bags a hat-trick as Top 14 champions Racing suffer 37-point trouncing against Clermont Sacre Bleu

Nakaitaci bags a hat-trick as Top 14 champions Racing suffer 37-point trouncing against Clermont

There were tries aplenty as Clermont exacted a measure of revenge.

# top-14 - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

From The42 Matt Giteau admits he may have played his last game for Australia Matt Finish

Matt Giteau admits he may have played his last game for Australia

After breaking his ankle against New Zealand, Giteau could step aside to let the next generation come through.

# top-14 - Monday 22 August, 2016

Ian Madigan thrilled with impressive Bordeaux debut

The former Leinster man kicked five penalties as Bordeaux beat reigning champions Racing 92 in the Top 14.

# top-14 - Friday 19 August, 2016

From The42 Ian Madigan starts opposite James Hart and Dan Carter as Bordeaux host champions in Top 14 opener Irish Abroad

Ian Madigan starts opposite James Hart and Dan Carter as Bordeaux host champions in Top 14 opener

Tomorrow night will be a debut for the two Dubliners.

# top-14 - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

From The42 Bordeaux-Begles aren't a bit happy with Adam Ashley-Cooper's inclusion in the Australia squad Sacre Bleu

Bordeaux-Begles aren't a bit happy with Adam Ashley-Cooper's inclusion in the Australia squad

“I’m mad at the ARU… They were not very graceful.”

# top-14 - Tuesday 5 July, 2016

From The42 Wallabies and Brumbies lose Joe Tomane to Montpellier Northbound

Wallabies and Brumbies lose Joe Tomane to Montpellier

‘It is also an opportunity to live abroad and do what I love most, play rugby.’

# top-14 - Friday 24 June, 2016

From The42 ROG's Racing defence produces stunning 14-man effort to beat Toulon in Nou Camp final Top 14 Final

ROG's Racing defence produces stunning 14-man effort to beat Toulon in Nou Camp final

The Bouclier de Brennus is staying in Paris.

# top-14 - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

From The42 Nonu ruled out of Top 14 final after this nasty head clash last weekend Hard Knocks This post contains videos

Nonu ruled out of Top 14 final after this nasty head clash last weekend

Don’t panic Toulon fans, Mathieu Bastareaud will play instead.

# top-14 - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

Toulon president Boudjellal insists Goromaru signing is not a marketing stunt

“There is certainly a window to Asia, but we do not have the means to pay only for a showcase.”

# top-14 - Saturday 18 June, 2016

From The42 Halfpenny returns from nine-month absence to steer Toulon to Top 14 final Magnifique

Halfpenny returns from nine-month absence to steer Toulon to Top 14 final

In his first game since last September, the Welsh full-back chipped in with 17 points Roazhon Park.

# top-14 - Wednesday 4 May, 2016

From The42 Quins out-half pays tribute to O'Shea as he moves to France to replace Trinh-Duc Ben Ten

Quins out-half pays tribute to O'Shea as he moves to France to replace Trinh-Duc

Italian scrum-half Tito Tebaldi is also leaving The Stoop.

# top-14 - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

From The42 France international given 8-week ban for trampling on opponent's face Punishment

France international given 8-week ban for trampling on opponent's face

Marc Andreu will miss the rest of the Top 14 regular season as a result of his actions.

# top-14 - Monday 4 April, 2016

From The42 Apoplectic Oyonnax fullback will get a hefty ban after being red-carded by Romain Poite Red Mist This post contains videos

Apoplectic Oyonnax fullback will get a hefty ban after being red-carded by Romain Poite

At last, a Romain Poite decision Paul O’Connell could celebrate.

# top-14 - Thursday 31 March, 2016

From The42 'I can walk the streets and nobody knows who I am, which is refreshing' - Dan Carter Chez Carter

'I can walk the streets and nobody knows who I am, which is refreshing' - Dan Carter

The Kiwi fly-half is feeling settled in Paris after moving to Racing 92 towards the end of last year.

# top-14 - Saturday 26 March, 2016

From The42 Carter's late try cancelled out by Michalak's last-gasp winner for Toulon Sacre Bleu

Carter's late try cancelled out by Michalak's last-gasp winner for Toulon

Dan Carter thought he’d won it for Racing 92 until Martin Castrogiovanni coughed up a penalty.

Paul O'Connell cutting his coaching chops with Grenoble for 'a few days' (or weeks)

This is not good news for Connacht.

# top-14 - Sunday 6 March, 2016

From The42 Toulouse's last-minute conversion was blocked down in front of the posts and it cost them the win Oh Dear This post contains videos

Toulouse's last-minute conversion was blocked down in front of the posts and it cost them the win

Scrum-half Sebastien Bezy was left red-faced at the final whistle.

# top-14 - Saturday 27 February, 2016

From The42 O'Connor denies heart-attack rumours, set for two-week absence Scare

O'Connor denies heart-attack rumours, set for two-week absence

James O’Connor has insisted he did not have a heart attack after Toulon’s win at Oyonnax but will be out for two weeks.

# top-14 - Monday 22 February, 2016

From The42 Dan Carter's gloriously quick thinking sets up Racing's winning try DC10 This post contains videos

Dan Carter's gloriously quick thinking sets up Racing's winning try

Racing came from behind to beat Bernard Jackman’s Grenoble 39-35.

# top-14 - Thursday 28 January, 2016

From The42 'It's exactly the challenge I came for': Dan Carter impressed by Top 14's improvement since Perpignan days DC

'It's exactly the challenge I came for': Dan Carter impressed by Top 14's improvement since Perpignan days

The All Black superstar hailed the development of the league in his six years away.

# top-14 - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

From The42 Clermont flanker gets 14-week ban for pushing Wayne Barnes Shove Story

Clermont flanker gets 14-week ban for pushing Wayne Barnes

The openside felt the referee was blocking his route to a tackle on Friday.

# top-14 - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

'I think rugby can thrive in the country': Boudjellal has offered Algeria a game against Toulon

The president of the European champions hopes his parents’ home nation may one day provide players to his club.

# top-14 - Tuesday 22 December, 2015

Reddan refuses to accept Leinster have slipped behind wealthy Top 14 clubs

The 35-year-old says an acceptance of that narrative cannot be afforded.

# top-14 - Monday 21 December, 2015

Halfpenny close to joining Wasps according to Toulon owner Boudjellal

The Welsh international apparently has a week to make a decision about his future.

# top-14 - Monday 30 November, 2015

From The42 Toulon kick-started their season for real with an emphatic trouncing of Clermont (in Clermont) Business Trip This post contains videos

Toulon kick-started their season for real with an emphatic trouncing of Clermont (in Clermont)

Stade Michelin is used to thrashings going the way of the home team.

# top-14 - Sunday 29 November, 2015

From The42 Carter dreams of emulating Wilkinson at Racing 92 Racing Post

Carter dreams of emulating Wilkinson at Racing 92

Star fly-half has set his sights on matching the achievements of former England No 10 in France.

# top-14 - Sunday 22 November, 2015

Bath snap up experienced Welsh international from Racing 92

Luke Charteris will swap Paris for Somerset next season.

# top-14 - Saturday 7 November, 2015

From The42 Quade Cooper pulled on a Toulon jersey for the first time today and stole the show Top 14

Quade Cooper pulled on a Toulon jersey for the first time today and stole the show

The Australian helped his new side to an emphatic win this afternoon.

# top-14 - Monday 2 November, 2015

From The42 Here's how ex-Ulster centre Chris Farrell helped Grenoble to victory over Toulon Midfield Burst This post contains videos

Here's how ex-Ulster centre Chris Farrell helped Grenoble to victory over Toulon

The 22-year-old paved the way for Gio Aplon’s opening try.

# top-14 - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

From The42 Leinster have already sold a huge amount of tickets for their December clash with Toulon Anticipation

Leinster have already sold a huge amount of tickets for their December clash with Toulon

The Champions Cup game is already set to be a sell-out.

# top-14 - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

From The42 Toulon make light of doping claims with T-shirt range Top 14

Toulon make light of doping claims with T-shirt range

Top 14 giants Toulon have come up with a novel way of making light of doping allegations made against the club.

# top-14 - Sunday 13 September, 2015

From The42 Toulon conceded a penalty try for this vicious high tackle yesterday

Toulon conceded a penalty try for this vicious high tackle yesterday

Josua Tuisova nearly decapitated a La Rochelle player.

# top-14 - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

This vicious clear-out in the Top 14 rightly resulted in a yellow card

131kg meets 78kg and it doesn’t end well.

# top-14 - Monday 7 September, 2015

From The42 Clermont are in no danger of losing their attacking edge Cavalier This post contains videos

Clermont are in no danger of losing their attacking edge

Last year’s beaten European finalists are anything but dull.

# top-14 - Sunday 30 August, 2015

From The42 Coughlan, Dougall and Butler help Pau to first win in the Top 14 Irish Abroad

Coughlan, Dougall and Butler help Pau to first win in the Top 14

Elsewhere, Eamonn Sheridan scored his first Top 14 try for Oyonnax.

# top-14 - Saturday 22 August, 2015

Chris Masoe stings former club Toulon in Top 14 opener

Racing 92 defeated Toulon to open their campaign.

# top-14 - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

From The42 Lancaster waiting on police investigation to decide on Cipriani's World Cup involvment D-cip

Lancaster waiting on police investigation to decide on Cipriani's World Cup involvment

Plus, Corkman Dave Ryan has agreed a move to France.

# top-14 - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

# top-14 - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

From The42 Munster and Toulon in full agreement, calling mooted Paul O'Connell move 'pure speculation' Locked Down

Munster and Toulon in full agreement, calling mooted Paul O'Connell move 'pure speculation'

The Top14 club issued a firm statement about Ireland’s captain this afternoon.