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#Top 14

# top-14-2 - Friday 25 May, 2018

Springbok Steyn turns down move to relegated Brive to stay in Paris

The out-half has extended his contract with Stade Francais.

# top-14-2 - Saturday 14 April, 2018

English winger Chris Ashton breaks Top 14 try-scoring record

He has passed Fijian Napolioni Nalaga for the most tries in a single season.

# top-14-2 - Sunday 25 March, 2018

Toulon warm up for Munster clash with seven-try rout of Clermomt

The French side are in Limerick next weekend.

# top-14-2 - Friday 16 February, 2018

After being dropped by France, Teddy Thomas is slapped with Racing 92 fine

The French winger is being punished for his behaviour in the wake of the Scotland game.

# top-14-2 - Sunday 4 June, 2017

Clermont topple Toulon to claim French Top14 title

Morgan Parra kicked 17 points in a 22-16 win.

# top-14-2 - Sunday 19 March, 2017

Racing 92 and Stade Francais merger called off as clubs take heed of protests

Racing 92 president Jacky Lorenzetti has announced that the Paris-region sides won’t be amalgamating after all.

# top-14-2 - Thursday 16 March, 2017

Irishman Prendergast appointed attack coach at French club Oyonnax

The former Munster scrum-half will hope to be working in the Top 14 again next season.

# top-14-2 - Monday 13 March, 2017

Racing 92 and Stade Francais to merge for next season in dramatic move in French rugby

The two clubs have won the last two Top 14 titles in France.

# top-14-2 - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

Six men jailed for attacking French rugby players with machetes and knives

Clermont trio Aurelien Rougerie, Benjamin Kayser and Julien Pierre suffered several injuries after the incident outside a nightclub.

# top-14-2 - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

Toulon president suggests French rugby has a cocaine problem

Mourad Boudjellal has voiced his concerns after James O’Connor and Ali Williams were arrested in possession of the drug over the weekend.

# top-14-2 - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

Racing 92 launch legal proceedings against Goosen over 'blatant fraud'

The Springbok has left the Parisian club despite having signed a four-year contract last season.

# top-14-2 - Monday 3 October, 2016

Madigan's Bordeaux pip Coughlan's Pau and all the exiles' action

Marty Moore was involved as Wasps continued their 100% start to the season.

# top-14-2 - Monday 12 September, 2016

Madigan helps UBB to victory, Allen scores and all the exiles' action

Donncha O’Callaghan is still going strong with Worcester Warriors.

Brive's Ugalde facing possible ban for alleged gouge against Grenoble

Sunday’s Top 14 clash in Grenoble was a hot-tempered affair.

# top-14-2 - Saturday 20 August, 2016

Ian Madigan kicks 5 penalties to guide Bordeaux to win over Racing on Top 14 debut

The Ireland out-half enjoyed a dream debut for his new side.

Top 14 returns as Jackman's Grenoble look to homegrown future

The Irishman is now director of rugby at the French club.

# top-14-2 - Friday 29 July, 2016

Here’s who the Top 14 clubs have signed for the 2016/17 season

As always, a handful of big-name Southern Hemisphere stars have joined the French clubs.

# top-14-2 - Thursday 12 May, 2016

Huge new Top 14 TV rights deal worth €97 million per season

The French clubs are going to be even wealthier from 2019 onwards.

# top-14-2 - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

Top 14 player handed 15-month ban for abuse of referee Romain Poite

Oyonnax’s Silvere Tian is suspended until 30 June 2017.

# top-14-2 - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

This season's Top 14 final in Barcelona is set for a 98,000 sell-out

The 2016 French league decider will be played at FC Barcelona’s home stadium.

# top-14-2 - Monday 21 March, 2016

Clermont’s newest flying Fijian, 21-year-old Raka, ripped Toulouse apart

The Top 14 side’s links to the Nadroga Rugby Union are paying off.

# top-14-2 - Saturday 20 February, 2016

Munster man Ryan propping up Agen's bid to stay in the Top 14

The Highfield man is relishing the dark arts battle at scrum time in the French league.

# top-14-2 - Saturday 5 December, 2015

Ma'a Nonu makes explosive start with Toulon ahead of Leinster clash

The All Black centre formed a formidable partnership with Mathieu Bastareaud.

# top-14-2 - Monday 30 November, 2015

Hanrahan at inside centre, O'Dea flying high and all the Irish exiles' exploits

It was a busy weekend for the Irishmen based in England, France and Italy.

# top-14-2 - Saturday 21 November, 2015

It's been a dispiriting weekend for the Pro12 clubs in the Champions Cup

The Ospreys need to win in Clermont tomorrow to prevent a complete rout of the Pro12 clubs.

# top-14-2 - Monday 2 November, 2015

Munster will face French and English competition to keep Zebo in Ireland

The 25-year-old’s CV has been widely distributed among Top 14 and Premiership clubs.

# top-14-2 - Friday 11 September, 2015

'We've wasted a week with this story, I'm going to make her waste an afternoon'

Mourad Boudjellal bites back at the journalist who linked Toulon to doping.

# top-14-2 - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

Boudjellal defends Toulon after doping allegations in French media

It has been alleged that pharmacies in Toulon were illegally providing players with products.

# top-14-2 - Saturday 5 September, 2015

Jackman's Grenoble come out on top against Coughlan and Butler's Pau

Elsewhere, ex-Munster prop Alan Cotter made his debut in the Pro D2.

# top-14-2 - Thursday 3 September, 2015

'I think in Ireland it's been deemed to be too easy as a competition'

The Guinness Pro12′s new managing director, Martin Anayi, has plenty of work to do.

# top-14-2 - Wednesday 2 September, 2015

'That's two or three individuals with massive amounts of money to spend'

The Guinness Pro12 is back this weekend with long-term aims to overhaul the Top 14.

# top-14-2 - Friday 21 August, 2015

Les Irlandais: Grenoble's trio of promising Irishmen aiming for Top 14 impact

James Hart, Chris Farrell and Denis Coulson are part of the French club’s squad under Bernard Jackman.

# top-14-2 - Thursday 20 August, 2015

The Top 14 clubs' budgets make for eye-watering reading again this season

The average provisional budget for the 2015/16 season is €21.5 million.

# top-14-2 - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

Heart procedure means Clermont out-half Brock James to miss start of season

The Australian playmaker will be sidelined for around two months.

# top-14-2 - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

Here's who the Top 14 clubs have signed for the 2015/16 season

The French sides absolutely love a bit of recruitment.

# top-14-2 - Sunday 5 July, 2015

'Are they doing as much analysis as Paul O'Connell? They're getting there!'

Cork man Elliot Corcoran is head performance analyst at Pau, who are preparing for life in the Top 14.

# top-14-2 - Friday 3 July, 2015

Paul O'Connell is in Midi Olympique's XV of Top 14 foreign imports

It’s an imposing selection.

# top-14-2 - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

Bernard Jackman’s Grenoble have signed a Tongan international

Sona Taumalolo has agreed to move to FCG from Racing Métro ahead of next season.

# top-14-2 - Monday 15 June, 2015

Clermont announce signing of All Blacks wing Gear after Top 14 failure

The Auvergne club lost finals in the Top 14 and Champions Cup during the season just ended.

# top-14-2 - Thursday 4 June, 2015

Gibbes extends Clermont contract to end Leinster head coach speculation

The former Leinster forwards coach has signed a new deal that runs until 2018.

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