Heineken Cup Semi Final Preview

Saracens v Toulon Heineken Cup

And then there were four. After seven months of bruising encounters between Europe’s club rugby elite, only the strongest quartet are still standing – and the Heineken Cup is almost in touching distance. All Welsh, Italian and Scottish sides have fallen by the wayside, dwarfed by their French, Irish and English counterparts in the pool […]

David Smith

David Smith

Currently playing in the Top 14 with Toulon, David Smith originally hails from Manase, a small village in Samoa.  Spotted whilst on a rugby tour to New Zealand he was subsequently offered a scholarship to attend Auckland’s Mount Albert Grammar School.  Starting his Super Rugby career for the Hurricanes in 2007, he also had a […]

Matt Giteau

Matt Giteau shirtless

Unceremoniously dumped from the Wallabies 2011 RWC squad last year, Giteau left Australian rugby and is now plying his trade for French Top 14 side Toulon.  During his career he has won two Super Rugby titles with the Brumbies in 2001 and 2004 and was part of the 2003 Wallabies RWC squad that was narrowly […]

Money Bill Williams

Sonny Bill Williams

Sonny Bill Williams confirmed at a press conference this morning that he had signed with the Panasonic Wild Knights in Japan on a lucrative short-term contract immediately following the end of Super Rugby before finally heading back to Rugby League in 2013. It was the worst kept secret but thankfully it was finally revealed today. […]

Top 14 Round-up

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Toulon star Jonny Wilkinson slumped off injured as Toulon pulled off a heart stopping  19-19 draw in their Top 14 match away at Stade Francais.   Pascal Pape’s 48th minute try looked like being the difference between the two sides in a tough-fought match.  Wilkinson had scored two penalties before his replacement in the 24th […]

Andrew Sheridan in talks with Toulon

Andrew Sheridan

England’s Andrew Sheridan has entered talks with Toulon. The Telegraph reports that Sheridan met with Toulon manager Bernard Laporte in Paris on Tuesday this week and then visited the club on Wednesday. A move to Toulon in France could end Sheridan’s international career, as the RFU have a policy of only calling up foreign based […]

Vive Toulon!

Jonny Wilkinson retires from England jersey

Jonny Wilkinson’s Toulon kept themselves in the driving seat for an Amlin Challenge Cup quarter-final place with a 29-10 victory over fellow French side Lyon at the Stade Felix Mayol. The England world cup winner, who was captain for this game, only missed one kick throughout the duration of the game.  This helped Toulon secure […]

Gareth Delve linked with move to Toulon

Gareth Delve running out for the Rebelsn

Welsh international flanker Gareth Delve who currently plays for (and is a favourite of) the Melbourne Rebels, could join Toulon (RCT) next season.   According to La Provence the negotiations are well under way with RCT actively recruiting behind the scenes.  Delve has links to the club through current forwards coach Olivier Azam, whom he played […]

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