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Since Castre’s Ryno Pieterse left Bordeaux scrum-half Maxime Lucu in a crumpled heap there has been plenty of debate about the r…

Paul Smith
20 Sep, 13:36

France head coach Fabien Galthie has named nine uncapped players in his 42-man squad for next month's rugby Tests.

18 Oct, 16:51

Social media consensus was for Castres forward Ryno Pieterse to face a hefty ban for his red card but some will now feel he got of…

Liam Heagney
29 Sep, 15:19

Castres forward Ryno Pieterse received a straight red card on Saturday and faces a lengthy ban for a huge flying hit on a Bordeaux…

Ian Cameron
18 Sep, 13:02

With a 14-9 lead, Toulouse were looking for the knockout blow late in the game when Kolbe exploded through the defence putting on …

Sam Smith
01 May, 19:52

Bordeaux-Begles gained ample revenge for their extra-time defeat by Bristol in last season’s European Challenge Cup semi-final.

04 Apr, 12:57

Coming on top of their 24-8 home defeat in the opening round against Wasps, it means the Welsh region are unlikely to progress, wh…

19 Dec, 18:04

Northampton director of rugby Chris Boyd refused to accept that his side were lacking in confidence after they fell to their 11th …

12 Dec, 0:18

Northampton have now lost 11 consecutive matches.

11 Dec, 16:29

100 minutes of action were needed at Ashton Gate before Bristol got the better of Bordeaux to reach next month's Challenge Cup fin…

25 Sep, 17:30

Semi Radradra has been unstoppable since joining Bristol during the summer and he now faces former club Bordeaux on Friday in Euro…

Online Editors
24 Sep, 7:58

Amid much hype about the new era in French rugby after Jacques Brunel stepped aside, new boss Fabien Galthie has shaken things up …

Online Editors
08 Jan, 8:25