If the Top 14 is the best club rugby league in the world today, weekends like Round 8 only strengthen that claim.
It feels like it was only yesterday that Toulouse was lifting the Top 14 trophy at a packed Stade de France.
The first key step in preparation for the 2023-2024 EPCR season was taken Wednesday, when the pool draws for the Champions Cup and EPCR Challenge Cup were staged at the superbly appointed Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.
Montpellier and France international Rugby player Mohamed Haouas has been convicted of domestic violence.
Sale boss Alex Sanderson has admitted his interest in bringing England hooker Luke Cowan-Dickie to the club amid reports his proposed move to Montpellier has fallen through.
England Hooker Luke Cowan-Dickie’s potential move to French Top 14 powerhouse Montpellier looks to be on the ropes.
On the face of it, the Saturday afternoon clash between Montpellier and Castres is a standard matchday fixture of Round 22. But if you look a bit closer, you will find a contest layered with promise and payoff that could just be the diamond in the rough.
The Champions Cup continues to dish up entertainment of the highest order and in the latest round of 16, three Top 14 teams were at the very heart of the action.
With five games finished, the Round of 16 of the Heineken Cup Championship on April 2 with three games, the first being Exeter facing Montpellier at 7:30 a.m. EST from Sandy Park in Exeter in the United Kingdom.
The internet is littered with lists of the heaviest rugby players, even if frustratingly few are anything accurate.
The Heineken Champions Cup Round of 16 begins on March 31 as some of the best professional rugby teams in the world compete for the European championship.
Amidst the fanfare for France’s hard-fought Six Nations win against Scotland, fans also were given another showcase of Top 14 rugby to savor this weekend.
As international rugby entered its rest week, attention redirected to league rugby. In particular, the restart of the Top 14.
As the Champions Cup pool stage draws to a close, attention now turns to the knockouts and the favorites lining up for the Round of 16.
The Heineken Champions Cup is facing a major overhaul which could come as early as next season according to reports published by The Telegraph.