Top 14

Why something 'special' is happening in La Rochelle this season

Ahead of their first ever Champions Cup semi-final against Leinster on Sunday afternoon, Jono Gibbes and Victor Vito spoke about a historic clash for La Rochelle.
1 May 2021

Four Top 14 games postponed amidst Covid-19 concerns

Two front row forwards from Bordeaux-Begles tested positive for the British variant of coronavirus last weekend, according to the 42.
16 April 2021

Shoulder injury sidelines Camille Lopez for a month

Clermont Auvergne have been dealt an injury blow with France fly-half Camille Lopez sidelined for a month following a shoulder injury.
13 April 2021

Scott Higginbotham Exclusive: “It is a great opportunity to create some history”

As he and his Union Bordeaux Bègles teammates prepare for a Champions Cup quarter-final against Racing 92, former Wallaby Scott Higginbotham spoke to TRU’s Joe Harvey.
10 April 2021

Charlie Faumuina Exclusive: "We will try to get to that final and win the thing”

Success is something which Charlie Faumuina knows all about and the former All Black and World Cup winning prop spoke to Joe Harvey ahead of Toulouse's Champions Cup quarter-final showdown with Clermont.
9 April 2021

Calf injury sidelines France's Thomas Ramos for six weeks

France will miss the services of Toulouse fullback Thomas Ramos for the remainder of the Six Nations following a calf injury.
9 March 2021

Top 14 strikes €454.4m deal with Canal+

As a big boost to Top 14 competition, the organisers have secured a four-year contract extension with Canal + in a deal worth €454.4m.
3 March 2021

Bayonne signs Samoa international Afa Amosa

Bayonne have confirmed the signing of Samoa international Afa Amosa as an injury cover.
16 February 2021

Agen release winger Gabriel Ibitoye

Former Harlequins winger Gabriel Ibitoye has been released by French club Agen after six months since he joined the Top 14 club.
15 January 2021

Exclusive - Clermont's Rory Jennings: I’d rather be keeping up the momentum of the season

Clermont's Rory Jennings spoke to Joe Harvey about the Top 14's decision to continue their season amid the Covid-19 pandemic, plus the fly-half discusses life in France following his move to the Stade Marcel-Michelin.
15 January 2021

Rugby Rumours: Sharks find Sanderson, Kolisi move, Quins to Falcons and Top 14 switch

Sharks find Sanderson, Kolisi move, Quins to Falcons and Top 14 switch
11 January 2021

French Government advises cross-border competitions to be suspended

The French government has recommended the rugby clubs to not participate in cross-border competitions against British sides due to concerns over Covid-19.
11 January 2021

Revealed: The best and worst paid rugby players and positions in Europe in 2020-21

According to reports, the best and worst paid positions in European rugby for 2020/21 season have been revealed.
31 December 2020

Thibaud Flament Exclusive: How Loughborough made me a professional rugby player

Having left Wasps at the end of last season, Toulouse’s Thibaud Flament spoke to Joe Harvey about his time at Loughborough University and his aspirations for the future.
28 December 2020

Exploring France's incredible depth

Ahead of the second round of European fixtures taking place this weekend, Joe Harvey has taken a look at the French players making Fabien Galthié’s selection headaches more severe.
17 December 2020

Rugby Rumours: Warrior DVDM, Sharks circle Thorley, Scotland’s Saffa and O’Connor’s Top 14 return

Warrior DVDM, Sharks circle Thorley, Scotland’s Saffa and O’Connor’s Top 14 return
16 December 2020

Rugby Rumours: Farrell loan move, Springbok Bull, Bath time for Smith and Another Du Preez

Farrell loan move, Springbok Bull, Bath time for Smith and Another Du Preez
25 November 2020

Virimi Vakatawa pens new two-year-deal with Racing 92

Racing 92 have confirmed that France international Virimi Vakatawa has penned a new deal with the French club.
25 November 2020

Toulouse fullback Yoann Huget to retire at end of 2020/21 season

France international Yoann Huget has confirmed that he will retire from professional rugby at the end of the ongoing Top14 season where he represents Toulouse.
9 November 2020

"It would mean a lot for the team" - Challenge Cup Final Preview: Toulon

Ahead of the Challenge Cup final, TRU's Joe Harvey took a look at Toulon as the French side aim to re-establish themselves at the top of the club game.
14 October 2020