Holders Saracens will face top seeds Leinster in a mouthwatering European Champions Cup quarterfinal.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Who stood out in the latest rounds of Top 14 action to impress former Toulon, Newcastle and England back Tom May?
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.
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.
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.
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.
Ryan Lamb has urged England to let Marcus Smith develop at his own pace into a "world-class" player.
Jouez, jouez. French flair and ambitious rugby thing of the past? Pah!
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.
Victor Vito has been named player of the year in the Top 14, beating off competition from Carl Fearns and Remi Lamerat.
Anthony Tuitavake was sent off as Racing 92 lost 23-19 at Agen in the Top 14.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
La Rochelle lock Jone Qovu Nailiko has been hit with a two-week suspension for punching Richard Hibbard.
Billy Burns scored all of Gloucester's points as they claimed their place in the European Challenge Cup final with a tense 16-14 victory at La Rochelle.
Gloucester have named Scotland scrum-half Greig Laidlaw on the bench for their European Rugby Challenge Cup semifinal against Top 14 leaders La Rochelle.
La Rochelle pushed their lead out to 14 points in the Top 14 with a 16-5 victory over Bordeaux Begles.
Edinburgh failed to recover from a horror start to their European Challenge Cup quarterfinal as La Rochelle triumphed 32-22 at Murrayfield.
- LA RO5thTRIES SCORED 1st Saracens : 24 Tries ScoredSARAC1st1824
- LA RO6thPOINTS DIFFERENCE 1st Leinster : 83 Points DifferenceLEINS1st3583