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

ERCC XV team of the season

The inaugural European Rugby Champions Cup is now done and dusted, with Toulon emerging victorious after a fantastic seven-month spectacle of rugby.
5 May 2015

Giteau hails "exciting" rule change

Matt Giteau has hailed the "very exciting" player rule change that could see him revive his Australia Test career at the age of 32 and be a potential World Cup thorn in England's side.
5 May 2015

European trophy treble for Toulon

Toulon made rugby union history at Twickenham as they clinched a hat-trick of European titles by defeating fellow French heavyweights Clermont Auvergne 24-18 in the Champions Cup final.
3 May 2015

Mitchell champions O'Connell move

Ireland captain Paul O'Connell would be "an invaluable addition" to Toulon, according to Australia wing Drew Mitchell.
29 April 2015

Toulon taken all the way by Leinster

Toulon needed extra time to beat Leinster 25-20 in a compelling European Champions Cup semi-final and make it through to a third consecutive European final.
19 April 2015

European Rugby Champions Cup Quarter Finals XV

Clermont were simply glorious; Leinster were brutally efficient. Saracens were powerful and clutch, whilst Toulon, believe it or not, were a tad lucky.
7 April 2015

European Rugby Champions Cup quarter-final previews

After a long break for the Six Nations, the European Rugby Champions Cup is back. Read on for our previews and predictions on each of the quarter-finals and let us know who you think will be making it through to semi-finals.
3 April 2015