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144dNick Said

Pienaar: No regrets over decision to call time on Boks

The Boks could have used a player of Pienaar's experience and versatility on tour to Europe, and at the Rugby World Cup in Japan next year, but he says that chapter of his career is now firmly closed.

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166dKweséESPN Staff

Goosen faces lengthy spell on the sidelines

The former Springboks flyhalf fractured his right ankle and will be out for a minimum of 12 weeks just months after his controversial return to French rugby at Montpellier.

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Weekend review: Player of the weekend, flop & more

Leinster and Saracens fans were smiling this weekend as domestic honours were secured, while Castres set up a mouthwatering Top 14 final in Paris next weekend.

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305dJames Harrington

Weekend predictions: Prem, PRO14, Top 14

James Harrington runs the rule over the Aviva Premiership and PRO14 finals, plus the Top 14 semifinals, to predict which player will shine brightest, who will have an afternoon to forget and a whole lot more.

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426dAssociated Press

Police raid French Rugby HQ, Laporte's home

Police conducted raids at the French rugby federation headquarters on Tuesday amid an investigation into an alleged conflict of interest involving federation president Bernard Laporte.

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468dESPN Staff

Glasgow hooker Turner cited for yellow

Glasgow hooker George Turner faces further punishment for the yellow card which Scotstoun coach Dave Rennie called "dumb" and blamed for wrecking his side's European hopes.

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473dESPN Staff

Weekend predictions: Champions, Challenge Cups

European club 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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522dESPN Staff

Weekend predictions: Champions, Challenge Cups

European club rugby is back for the second weekend in a row 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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552dTom 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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571dJames Harrington

Investigation ordered into Laporte

France's sports minister has ordered an investigation into allegations of favouritism against FFR president Bernard Laporte that have now prompted six members of union's influential appeals board to resign and rocked the corridors of French rugby power.

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586dJames 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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663dESPN Staff

Picamoles switches Northampton for Montpellier

Montpellier have resigned Northampton Saints and France back-row Louis Picamoles, with the Aviva Premiership club confirming his departure back to his first Top 14 club.

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688dESPN 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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694dESPN 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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731dESPN Staff

La Rochelle maintain control of Top 14

La Rochelle maintained control of the Top 14 with a 23-13 victory over Pau which stretch their lead to 10 points at the summit of the Top 14.

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731dESPN Staff

Jake White joins Toyota Verblitz

Former Springboks coach Jake White has signed a deal with Japanese club Toyota Verblitz for next season.

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734dPA Sport

Montpellier seek expenses

Montpellier have demanded that France's rugby bosses pay their six-figure expenses for Saturday's postponed Top 14 clash with Racing 92.

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793dPA Sport

Mallinder: Saints couldn't stop 'outstanding' Nadolo

Jim Mallinder heaped praise on Nemani Nadolo after the Fijian wing produced a man-of-the-match performance in Montpellier's 26-17 win over Northampton in the Champions Cup.

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796dESPN Staff

Cruden signs three-year deal with Montpellier

All Blacks fly-half Aaron Cruden has reportedly given up his All Blacks jersey and signed a two-year deal with Montpellier, according to French media.

2019 RankingsEuropean Rugby Champions Cup

  • MONTP4th
    TRIES SCORED 1st Leinster : 27 Tries Scored
    LEINS1st
    21
    27
  • MONTP6th
    POINTS DIFFERENCE 1st Leinster : 116 Points Difference
    LEINS1st
    42
    116