Top 14 Rugby

A Team on the Move – The Transfer XV

As teams are making their way back into pre-season ready for yet another year of rugby we take a look at the big name moves and attempt to formulate some kind of team out of those players on the move this summer. With the French wage cap having just been increased to €10m its fair to say this really has been …

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Interview With Castres Flyer Marcel Garvey

After a staggeringly successful season with Top 14 champions Castres, Marcel Garvey takes some time out to answer our questions… How are you enjoying your time in France? Really enjoying my time in France thanks and loving the whole experience of something new. What is the general mood around the squad after the Top 14 victory? Obviously everyone was on …

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The Emperor of Toulon – Mourad Boudjellal

Whilst most of the plaudits on Saturday will have gone to Jonny Wilkinson and his band of international galactico team-mates in the Southern city of Toulon, it is to the clubs President and owner Mourad Boudjellal that much of the praise must go. Boudjellal has bankrolled the club in recent seasons helping them attract star names such as Jonny Wilkinson, …

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Rugbys Movers and Shakers – Whose Going Where This Summer

We are now well and truly into rugby silly season with new transfers being announced on a nearly daily basis. This year more than ever it appears players are on the move around clubs, particularly as the French Top 14 recently announced another increase in the wage cap once again increasing their already impressive spending power. Below we highlight some …

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Playoffs Round Up

With the Northern hemispheres rugby season beginning to draw to a close, this weekend saw top clubs across Europe take one step closer to claiming top domestic honours. We now have the finalists f0r the Premiership, Pro 12 and Championship playoffs confirmed alongside this seasons Top 14 semi-finalists. Although the majority of the games adhered to the form book, there …

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