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#Top 14

# top-14 - Sunday 22 November, 2015

Bath snap up experienced Welsh international from Racing 92
# Charteris Coup
From The42
# Charteris Coup

Bath snap up experienced Welsh international from Racing 92

Nov 22nd 2015, 10:21 AM 8,265 Views 4 Comments

Luke Charteris will swap Paris for Somerset next season.

# top-14 - Saturday 7 November, 2015

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

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

Nov 7th 2015, 6:57 PM 19,411 Views 8 Comments

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

# top-14 - Monday 2 November, 2015

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

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

Nov 2nd 2015, 1:58 PM 7,798 Views 11 Comments

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

# top-14 - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

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

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

Sep 29th 2015, 4:14 PM 5,581 Views 8 Comments

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

# top-14 - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

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

Toulon make light of doping claims with T-shirt range

Sep 22nd 2015, 9:23 PM 3,633 Views 4 Comments

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

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

Toulon conceded a penalty try for this vicious high tackle yesterday

Sep 13th 2015, 1:51 PM 10,172 Views 15 Comments

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
# The Flying Springbok
From The42
# The Flying Springbok

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

Sep 9th 2015, 1:47 PM 8,244 Views 13 Comments

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

# top-14 - Monday 7 September, 2015

Clermont are in no danger of losing their attacking edge
# Cavalier
From The42
# Cavalier

Clermont are in no danger of losing their attacking edge

Sep 7th 2015, 8:43 PM 6,445 Views 2 Comments

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

The floodlights broke before Stade v Toulon but the referee let them play on anyway
# Into Darkness
From The42
# Into Darkness

The floodlights broke before Stade v Toulon but the referee let them play on anyway

Sep 7th 2015, 8:55 AM 6,924 Views 1 Comment

Be grand, he said.

# top-14 - Sunday 30 August, 2015

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

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

Aug 30th 2015, 12:35 PM 9,071 Views 2 Comments

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
# Familiar Face
From The42
# Familiar Face

Chris Masoe stings former club Toulon in Top 14 opener

Aug 22nd 2015, 12:15 AM 9,065 Views 3 Comments

Racing 92 defeated Toulon to open their campaign.

# top-14 - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

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

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

Jun 23rd 2015, 1:37 PM 7,053 Views 9 Comments

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

# top-14 - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

Here are the jerseys Paul O'Connell will wear next season (including Toulon's newly altered crest)
# Le Poc C'est Chic
From The42
# Le Poc C'est Chic

Here are the jerseys Paul O'Connell will wear next season (including Toulon's newly altered crest)

Jun 16th 2015, 10:25 AM 5,999 Views 1 Comment

Health to wear, Paulie.

# top-14 - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

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

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

Apr 21st 2015, 3:30 PM 14,084 Views 14 Comments

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

# top-14 - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

One explosive All Black is leaving the Top 14 to return to New Zealand
# ReArangered
From The42
# ReArangered

One explosive All Black is leaving the Top 14 to return to New Zealand

Mar 3rd 2015, 11:03 AM 8,630 Views 2 Comments

Rene Ranger has secured an early released from his Montpellier contract.

# top-14 - Monday 23 February, 2015

Time's up, Johnny! Sexton caught out by the Top 14 'kicking clock'
# Clock Up
From The42
# Clock Up

Time's up, Johnny! Sexton caught out by the Top 14 'kicking clock'

Feb 23rd 2015, 2:46 PM 12,038 Views 8 Comments

Ireland out-half scored eight points in Racing’s Top 14 draw against Clermont.

# top-14 - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

Analysis: Ronan O'Gara's defence lifting Racing to new heights
# ROG
From The42
# ROG

Analysis: Ronan O'Gara's defence lifting Racing to new heights

Jan 28th 2015, 3:00 PM 28,663 Views 15 Comments

The former Munster and Ireland out-half is excelling in his duties at Racing Métro.

# top-14 - Thursday 18 December, 2014

Dan Carter can't wait to replace Johnny Sexton and work with ROG at Racing Metro
# Paris Dc
From The42
# Paris Dc

Dan Carter can't wait to replace Johnny Sexton and work with ROG at Racing Metro

Dec 18th 2014, 8:29 AM 20,729 Views 28 Comments

“Let’s just say I’m really impressed by Jackie’s vision,” says the Kiwi after signing a contract worth a reported €1.5 million per year.

# top-14 - Saturday 29 November, 2014

Clermont warm up for Munster showdown with hard-fought defeat to Toulon
# Top 14
From The42
# Top 14

Clermont warm up for Munster showdown with hard-fought defeat to Toulon

Nov 29th 2014, 5:30 PM 6,786 Views 14 Comments

It’s next stop Limerick.

# top-14 - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

The French league are taking the Top 14 final to the Nou Camp next season
# Euro 2016
From The42
# Euro 2016

The French league are taking the Top 14 final to the Nou Camp next season

Nov 4th 2014, 1:20 PM 4,164 Views 5 Comments

Or is it the Camp Nou?

# top-14 - Friday 17 October, 2014

What challenge will the French clubs pose in the Champions Cup this season?
# Contenders
From The42
# Contenders

What challenge will the French clubs pose in the Champions Cup this season?

Oct 17th 2014, 8:15 AM 1,995 Views 0 Comments

The three Irish provinces have Top 14 opposition to deal with in the pool stages.

# top-14 - Thursday 4 September, 2014

Sexton's return to Ireland a 'logical decision,' says Ronan O'Gara
# Blessings
From The42
# Blessings

Sexton's return to Ireland a 'logical decision,' says Ronan O'Gara

Sep 4th 2014, 8:47 PM 10,059 Views 4 Comments

The former Ireland out-half is now part of the coaching set-up at Racing Métro.

# top-14 - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Ronan O'Gara to face Top 14 disciplinary commitee
# ROG
From The42
# ROG

Ronan O'Gara to face Top 14 disciplinary commitee

Sep 3rd 2014, 12:01 AM 19,454 Views 3 Comments

French rugby bosses have called the Munster legend to a hearing.

# top-14 - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

Jonny Sexton to decide on future within weeks
# Kicking On
From The42
# Kicking On

Jonny Sexton to decide on future within weeks

Aug 20th 2014, 9:27 AM 19,640 Views 30 Comments

The Ireland out half stayed in Paris this summer, where his wife gave birth to their first child.

# top-14 - Saturday 16 August, 2014

Sexton nails 45-metre penalty to fire Racing to victory over Montpellier
# Top 14
From The42
# Top 14

Sexton nails 45-metre penalty to fire Racing to victory over Montpellier

Aug 16th 2014, 10:05 PM 13,171 Views 56 Comments

The Ireland out-half kicked 11 points for the Parisians on the first weekend of the new French season.

# top-14 - Friday 15 August, 2014

'I’d need a day to go through what I’ve learned' - Ronan O'Gara
# Adaptation
From The42
# Adaptation

'I’d need a day to go through what I’ve learned' - Ronan O'Gara

Aug 15th 2014, 8:00 AM 34,302 Views 23 Comments

The Racing Métro coach is gradually growing comfortable with life off the pitch, he tells TheScore.ie in Paris.

# top-14 - Thursday 14 August, 2014

5 questions we have going into the Top 14 season
# Top 14
From The42
# Top 14

5 questions we have going into the Top 14 season

Aug 14th 2014, 11:47 AM 5,864 Views 9 Comments

The Top 14 is back this weekend and we took a look at some key storylines

# top-14 - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

Fritz farce finally sparks French union into action over concussion problem
# Head Injuries
From The42
# Head Injuries

Fritz farce finally sparks French union into action over concussion problem

Aug 5th 2014, 11:16 AM 4,931 Views 0 Comments

However, Toulouse will not be punished for allowing the centre to return to play after a head injury last May.

# top-14 - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Two men charged after weekend machete attack on Clermont rugby trio
# Ruck Justice
From The42
# Ruck Justice

Two men charged after weekend machete attack on Clermont rugby trio

Jul 23rd 2014, 1:01 PM 3,160 Views 0 Comments

The 20 and 21-year-olds were charged with “aggravated and premeditated group violence”.

# top-14 - Monday 7 July, 2014

Sexton's Racing Métro handed demanding start to Top 14 season
# Les Irlandais
From The42
# Les Irlandais

Sexton's Racing Métro handed demanding start to Top 14 season

Jul 7th 2014, 2:49 PM 5,012 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, Bernard Jackman’s Grenoble have two tough away games on the opening weekends.

'France are the Spain of rugby' - More pressure on Saint-André
# Problems
From The42
# Problems

'France are the Spain of rugby' - More pressure on Saint-André

Jul 7th 2014, 1:26 PM 5,127 Views 2 Comments

Toulon’s Bernard Laporte has joined his president in questioning Les Bleus’ head coach.

# top-14 - Saturday 14 June, 2014

Harinordoquy leaves Eddie O'Sullivan and Biarritz for a final season with Toulouse
# Swansong
From The42
# Swansong

Harinordoquy leaves Eddie O'Sullivan and Biarritz for a final season with Toulouse

Jun 14th 2014, 12:04 PM 5,298 Views 13 Comments

The number eight has chosen one last year in the Top 14 over a season in Pro Div 2.

# top-14 - Friday 6 June, 2014

Laulala joins Jonny Sexton in Paris as Racing Métro confirm star signings
# Transfers
From The42
# Transfers

Laulala joins Jonny Sexton in Paris as Racing Métro confirm star signings

Jun 6th 2014, 4:45 PM 12,879 Views 13 Comments

France internationals Brice Dulin and Antonie Claassen have also been added to the Parisian club’s squad.

# top-14 - Friday 23 May, 2014

Mourad Boudjellal a controversial figure, but driven by his love for Toulon
# President
From The42
# President

Mourad Boudjellal a controversial figure, but driven by his love for Toulon

May 23rd 2014, 3:44 PM 3,196 Views 0 Comments

The multi-millionaire may antagonise rugby fans, but his dedication to RCT is never in doubt.

# top-14 - Monday 19 May, 2014

Sexton's debut Top 14 season ends as Montpellier rue rule mix-up
# Denouement
From The42
# Denouement

Sexton's debut Top 14 season ends as Montpellier rue rule mix-up

May 19th 2014, 12:28 PM 9,586 Views 0 Comments

Racing were beaten in the semi-finals, with Toulon advancing to face Castres in a repeat of last season’s final.

# top-14 - Friday 16 May, 2014

The might of Toulon stands in the way of Sexton's shot at a Top 14 title
# Demi Finale
From The42
# Demi Finale

The might of Toulon stands in the way of Sexton's shot at a Top 14 title

May 16th 2014, 8:30 AM 6,573 Views 2 Comments

Racing Métro face the Heineken Cup champions in this evening’s semi-final in Lille.

# top-14 - Friday 9 May, 2014

Sexton primed to lead Racing's Top 14 play-off challenge in Toulouse
# Barrages
From The42
# Barrages

Sexton primed to lead Racing's Top 14 play-off challenge in Toulouse

May 9th 2014, 8:30 AM 3,623 Views 0 Comments

The 28-year-old is in action for the Parisians in the knock-out stages of the French league this evening.

# top-14 - Saturday 19 April, 2014

Sexton and Racing Métro secure European Cup rugby as Toulon hit Perpignan for 46
# Top 14
From The42
# Top 14

Sexton and Racing Métro secure European Cup rugby as Toulon hit Perpignan for 46

Apr 19th 2014, 10:21 PM 15,305 Views 9 Comments

James Hart kicked 11 points for Grenoble but they Bayonne back into a game they really should have won.

# top-14 - Saturday 12 April, 2014

Habana marks return with try in Toulon comeback win
# Top 14
From The42
# Top 14

Habana marks return with try in Toulon comeback win

Apr 12th 2014, 5:03 PM 7,897 Views 2 Comments

The South Afrcian was on form as Munster’s Heineken Cup semi-final opposition came from 20-9 down to prevail.

# top-14 - Thursday 10 April, 2014

European Rugby Champions Cup is born as Sky and BT reach TV rights agreement
# Peace
From The42
# Peace

European Rugby Champions Cup is born as Sky and BT reach TV rights agreement

Apr 10th 2014, 6:42 PM 26,060 Views 101 Comments

The Heineken Cup is no more as a new 20-team competition will take its place from next season on.