TOP 14 MATCHDAY TWO REVIEW: The pundits get an early season wake-up call

It was, for bookies and fans of certain sides in the Top 14, the best of weeks. It was, for many a Top 14 pundit, the worst of weeks, as the results made a mockery of what they believed should have been a series of relatively straightforward forecasts. Still, at least it will keep us […]

Kick-a-dee-doo-da… Brive make Bordeaux pay in penalty battle

Toulon v Racing Metro – or, as it was known in whispered conversations in rugby clubs up and down France, Wilkinson v Sexton – was widely touted as the battle of the kickers in the Top 14 this week – but an exhibition of straightforward, effective, clinical rugby by the expensively assembled Toulonnaise made a […]