Top 14

Ben Barba 12-match ban effective after his return to NRL

National Rugby League chief executive Todd Greenberg stated that fullback Ben Barba will have to serve his 12-match ban on his return to the sport.
2 February 2017

Toulon sign NRL star Ben Barba for remainder of season

Toulon have confirmed that they have acquired the services of Nation Rugby League star Ben Barba for the remainder of the Top 14 season.
1 February 2017

Semi Radradra to switch from rugby league to Toulon next season

French giants Toulon have signed Parramatta Eels wing Semi Radradra on a two-year deal which begins next season.
12 January 2017

Richard Cockerill joins Toulon as consultant on short-term deal

Toulon have signed Richard Cockerill as a consultant on a short-term deal at the request of their head coach Mike Ford.
7 January 2017

Rugby Rumours: Johnno back at Tigers, Itoje Captain, Dane Haylett-Petty and Cruden to Europe

Rugby Rumours: Johnno back at Tigers, Itoje Captain, Dane Haylett-Petty and Cruden to Europe
4 January 2017

Racing 92 contemplate legal proceedings against Johan Goosen

French club Racing 92 said on Tuesday that they will initiate legal action against Johan Goosen after his decision to retire for a change of career.
4 January 2017

Gloucester confirm discussions with Montpellier owner on potential investment

Gloucester Rugby have confirmed that they are in discussion with the French club Montpellier owner and billionaire Mohed Altrad on a "potential shareholder interest".
8 December 2016

Eddie Jones fires warning to George Ford that Toulon move would end England career

England rugby coach Eddie Jones has fired a warning to George Ford, not to toss away his international career by signing with big-spending French club Toulon after reports surfaced in French media about reuniting the Bath fly-half with his father Mike, who recently took over as the head coach at the Top 14 club.
1 November 2016

Dan Carter and Racing 92 teammates to take legal action after corticosteroids case

All Blacks great Dan Carter and his two teammates from French rugby club Racing 92 will take their case to the public prosecutor after private medical records were made public by media.
1 November 2016

Toulon announces Mike Ford as new head coach

Toulon president Mourad Boudjellal announced on Monday that Mike Ford will replace Diego Dominguez as the new head coach of the first team.
24 October 2016

Greig Laidlaw set to join Clermont Auvergne next season

Scotland skipper Greig Laidlaw's four-year stint with Gloucester will come to an end this season as he is set to join the Top 14 club Clermont Auvergne.
12 October 2016

Vern Cotter set to join Montpellier next season

Montpellier announced that Scotland head coach Vern Cotter will join the Top 14 club next season.
29 September 2016

Mike Ford joins Toulon coaching team

Former Bath boss Mike Ford has been appointed backs coach at French side Toulon.
26 September 2016

Toulon owner Mourad Boudjellal is considering selling the club

Toulon owner Mourad Boudjellal is mulling over to sell the club at the end of the season "to live another life".
26 September 2016

Rugby Rumours: Fearns Returns, Houston's problem, Ngwenya in Brive and Nau for Bristol

Rugby Rumours: Fearns Returns, Houston's problem, Ngwenya in Brive and Nau for Bristol
14 September 2016

Leigh Halfpenny available for Lions tour of New Zealand in 2017

Wales fullback Leigh Halfpenny has confirmed that he will be available for selection for the British and Lions tour of New Zealand in June next year.
1 September 2016

Shoulder operation sidelines Sam Underhill for four months

Ospreys flanker Sam Underhill will remain on the sidelines for four months as he is set to undergo a shoulder operation this week.
4 August 2016

Bordeaux-Begles president "mad" at Australian Rugby Union

The president of the French club Bordeaux-Begles Laurent Marti has expressed his frustration at the Australian Rugby Union on the selection of Adam Ashley-Cooper and Sekope Kepu for the Rugby Championship.
3 August 2016

Wales international Nicky Robinson announces retirement

Wales international Nicky Robinson on Tuesday has announced his retirement from professional rugby bringing an end to a remarkable 15-year career.
12 July 2016

Top 14 rule changed to benefit young French players

The Ligue Nationale de Rugby have announced a major overhaul with regards to the youth contracts for the foreign players.
11 July 2016