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Lovell Rugby’s Heineken Cup Quarter-Finals Preview

The biggest club rugby tournament in the Northern Hemisphere returns this weekend and there are four colossal ties to look forward to. The pool stages finished back in January with Leinster, Toulon, Toulouse, Clermont Auvergne, Ulster and Munster all claiming the top spots in their respective pools with … Continue reading

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SBW heading back to rugby league via Japan

It was announced earlier this week that Sonny Bill Williams’ four year stay in rugby union is coming to an end. The 17 cap All Black will complete the season with his current club, the Chiefs in the Super XV, before moving to Ōta city to play … Continue reading

Wallabies Star Matt Giteau Signs For Toulon After World Cup

Wallabies playmaker Matt Giteau confirmed his signing with with French club Toulon following this year’s World Cup. Giteau, capped 91 times for Australia, said he has settled terms for an 18-month contract with the Top 14 club, leaving the door ajar to return ahead of the British … Continue reading

Toulon Keen To Extend England’s Jonny Wilkinson’s Contract

Toulon owner Mourad Boudjellal has made a pre-emptive move to stop other European clubs poaching Jonny Wilkinson by declaring he is prepared to pay ‘any price’ to keep him. The England (who wears Adidas Predator X Rugby Boots) fly-half has been in vintage form in the early … Continue reading

Wilkinson Extends French Stay At Toulon

England international fly-half Jonny Wilkinson has extended his contract with French side Toulon by one year, the Top 14 club announced on Thursday without providing further details. Wilkinson, whose contract was set to expire at the end of the current campaign, arrived at the club last summer … Continue reading

Salary Cap For French Top 14 For 2010/2011 season

The French National Rugby League, have announced the implementation of a salary cap for clubs in France from the 2010-2011 season. The organisation that controls both the Top 14 and ProD2 clubs, voted to restrict the spending of France’s top clubs on December 16 in their annual … Continue reading