Top 14

Liquid rugby in one of the greatest 10 seconds of offloading ever

Liquid rugby in one of the greatest 10 seconds of offloading ever

Although the Top 14 has the reputation of being a league full of enormous lumbering packs that trudge from ruck to ruck, it is changing very rapidly. Ronan O’Gara’s KBA philosophy at La Rochelle of keeping the ball alive is spreading across the entire league, and now it leads the rest of Europe in that […]

The peculiar French tradition that made a debutant unrecognisable

The peculiar French tradition that made a debutant unrecognisable

Rugby is a sport loaded with peculiar traditions and quirks, but one of the strangest of all may be in France. This tradition sees a debutant have their hair cut by one of their teammates after a match. Bordeaux Begles’ Louis Bielle-Biarrey was the unlucky recipient of a haircut last weekend after making his debut […]

France prop adopts bizarre new intimidation tactics in Top 14

France prop adopts bizarre new intimidation tactics in Top 14

When you are 124kg and built like a small tank, it is understandable that you may want to spend as much time as possible with your shirt off, regardless of the rules of rugby. That’s exactly what France and Lyon tighthead Demba Bamba did against Pau on Saturday. If there is one thing scarier than […]

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