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1dPA Sport

La Rochelle top Pool 1 with win

Champions Cup novices La Rochelle are through to the quarterfinals at the first attempt as winners of Pool 1 but a spirited Harlequins performance prevented them from getting a home tie.

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6dESPN Staff

Weekend predictions: Champions, Challenge Cups

European rugby is back as the quarterfinal line-ups are finalised. ESPN's experts predict which teams are set for a big weekend, which players will shine and where your attention should be trained across the two competitions.

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9dPA Sport

Ulster usurp La Rochelle atop Pool 1

Ulster knocked La Rochelle off top spot in European Champions Cup Pool 1 with a hard-fought 20-13 win over the French side at a wet and windy Kingspan Stadium on Saturday.

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12dESPN Staff

Weekend predictions: Champions, Challenge Cups

European rugby is back for 2018 as the quarterfinal line-ups are finalised. ESPN's experts predict which teams are set for a big weekend, which players will shine and where your attention should be trained across the two competitions.

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36dPA Sport

Wasps topple La Rochelle to revive QF hopes

Elliot Daly scored two tries as Wasps kept alive their hopes of progressing to the Champions Cup quarterfinals with a hard-fought 21-3 victory.

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39dESPN Staff

Weekend predictions: Champions, Challenge Cups

European rugby is back with another stacked fixture list. ESPN's experts predict which teams are set for a big weekend, which players will shine and where your attention should be trained across the two competitions.

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43dPA Sport

La Rochelle blitz past Wasps

La Rochelle left Wasps with a mountain to climb to reach the quarter-finals of the Champions Cup after beating them 49-29 in front of a packed crowd at Stade Marcel Deflandre.

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92dPA Sport

Ulster well beaten at La Rochelle

La Rochelle maintained a winning start to their debut Champions Cup campaign by following victory at Harlequins with a 41-17 home win over Ulster in Pool 1.

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125dTom May

Five players who impressed in the Top 14

Former Toulon centre Tom May casts his eye over rounds three and four of the Top 14 to pick out some of the overseas players who made their mark -- and you might be surprised to learn that a few have ended up in France.

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125dESPN Staff

Vito named Top 14 player of the year

Victor Vito has been named player of the year in the Top 14, beating off competition from Carl Fearns and Remi Lamerat.

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149dESPN Staff

French Top 14 Round 1 Wrap: Toulon win big

Toulon finished off the opening round of the new Top 14 season by thumping Pau 41-14 as former England international Chris Ashton stole the show.

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159dJames Harrington

Top 14: Team-by-team season preview

With Top 14 rugby kicking off on Saturday, we look at every club in France's elite division and try to predict where they will end up next June.

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241dESPN Staff

Belleau the hero as Toulon edge La Rochelle

An 80th minute drop goal from Anthony Belleau has ended La Rochelle's remarkable season as Toulon advanced to the Top 14 final after a 18-15 win in front of over 63,000 fans at the Vélodrome in Marseille.

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261dESPN Staff

LIVE: French Top 14 Final day of the season

The final day of the Top 14 sees Clermont battling with Montpellier for a semifinal spot and a point separates Racing 92 (6th), Stade Francais (7th) and Pau (8th) for the last Champions Cup spot.

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267dESPN Staff

La Rochelle secure top spot in Top 14

Brock James and La Rochelle survived a late scare to defeat Montpellier 40-37 as they secured top spot in the Top 14 and can now prepare for a home semifinal.

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276dESPN Staff

Laidlaw returns for Gloucester

Gloucester have named Scotland scrum-half Greig Laidlaw on the bench for their European Rugby Challenge Cup semifinal against Top 14 leaders La Rochelle.

2018 RankingsEuropean Rugby Champions Cup

  • LA RO5th
    TRIES SCORED 1st Saracens : 24 Tries Scored
    SARAC1st
    18
    24
  • LA RO6th
    POINTS DIFFERENCE 1st Leinster : 83 Points Difference
    LEINS1st
    35
    83