Rugby Rumours: Aussie murmurs, Vincent Koch and Japanese exports

Aussie murmurs, Vincent Koch and Japanese imports
4 January 2016

Wasps expect news on target Halfpenny in January

Wasps expect to learn in January whether Wales full-back Leigh Halfpenny will agree to join them for the 2016-17 season.
22 December 2015

Sean O'Brien spurns Top 14 offers to commit to Leinster and IRFU

Sean O'Brien has rejected multiple lucrative offers in France to commit his long-term future to home province Leinster, signing a new three-year deal with Leinster and the Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU).
22 December 2015

Rugby Rumours: French Power Plays and UK Shifts

Rugby Rumours: French Power Plays and UK Shifts
22 December 2015

Toulon hit back to edge Leinster in a narrow victory

Toulon turned on the power in the second half to secure a 20-16 win at the Aviva Stadium and end Leinster's interest in this season's European Champions Cup.
19 December 2015

Cardiff sign former Northampton prop Salesi Ma'afu from Toulon

Cardiff Blues have announced the signing of former Northampton prop Salesi Ma'afu.
18 December 2015

Steffon Armitage open to England recall but focused on Toulon

Steffon Armitage has admitted he "wouldn't say no" should Eddie Jones offer him the chance to reignite his international career, but has insisted his current focus is on performing for Toulon.
14 December 2015

Toulon dominate as Leinster's European struggles continue

Reigning champions Toulon got back to winning ways in the European Champions Cup and sent another triple winner Leinster out of the reckoning for another title with a 24-9 defeat at Stade Mayol.
13 December 2015

Rugby Rumours: Sonny Bill, Pocock and some Irish cross-province moves

The latest whisperings, murmurs and rumours from the world of rugby union, picking up bits and bobs from the written press, online and social media.
11 December 2015

Ma'a Nonu relishing start of French adventure

Ma'a Nonu has arrived at Toulon and immediately set his sights on silverware with the Top 14 club.
24 November 2015

Wasps secure stunning victory over French giants Toulon

Wasps produced a statement bonus-point victory in the European Champions Cup to stun reigning three-time winners Toulon 32-6 at the Ricoh Arena.
23 November 2015

Giteau delighted to get World Cup chance with Australia

Matt Giteau has gladly rewritten his plans of earning money on the speaking circuit to help Australia to the brink of claiming a spot in the World Cup final.
21 October 2015

Giteau and Mitchell sought out advice from Jonny Wilkinson

Matt Giteau and Drew Mitchell have sought advice from Jonny Wilkinson to help mastermind Australia's bid for World Cup glory on English soil.
17 September 2015

Boudjellal denies doping allegations

Toulon owner Mourad Boudjellal has angrily denied allegations of doping made against the triple European champions.
8 September 2015

Bath and Wasps face difficult Euro task

Bath and Wasps will be facing defending champions Toulon and Irish heavyweights Leinster in next season's Champions Cup after being drawn in a tough pool.
17 June 2015

O'Connell seals Toulon deal

Ireland captain Paul O'Connell has finalised his two-year deal to join triple European champions Toulon after the autumn's World Cup.
16 June 2015

O'Connell expected to join Toulon

Paul O'Connell is expected to complete a two-year deal to join Toulon after the World Cup, following Saturday's Guinness PRO12 final with Munster.
29 May 2015

Manoa among Saints departures

Aviva Premiership club Northampton have confirmed the departures of 10 players from their squad this summer.
28 May 2015

Johnson: Stars in France knew risks

World Cup-winning captain Martin Johnson thinks if Steffon Armitage or Nick Abendanon wanted to play for England in the 2015 tournament they should be playing club rugby in the Aviva Premiership.
13 May 2015

Can ex-pat pair expect call?

Steffon Armitage and Nick Abendanon will soon discover if they have a potential role to play at the World Cup after England confirmed they will announce their initial training squad on May 20.
11 May 2015