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# biarritz-olympique - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

Munster duo Hart and O'Callaghan sign with French side Biarritz

The scrum-half and back row were released by the province at the end of the season.

# biarritz-olympique - Friday 18 May, 2018

Fallen giants Biarritz relegated to French third division

The five-time Top14 champions have been demoted because of financial problems.

# biarritz-olympique - Friday 11 September, 2015

French reports say ex-Ireland coach O'Sullivan is close to Biarritz exit

It’s believed the Irishman did not travel with the squad for this evening’s Pro D2 fixture.

# biarritz-olympique - Monday 18 May, 2015

Two of rugby's biggest rivals were going to merge... and then the fans got involved

Biarritz and Bayonne jumping into bed together would be like Celtic joining up with Rangers.

# biarritz-olympique - Sunday 10 May, 2015

Ex-Ireland coach Eddie O'Sullivan misses out on promotion to Top 14

Former Leinster lock Mark Flanagan will be part of the play-offs with Mont-de-Marsan.

# biarritz-olympique - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

Serge Blanco drafted in to assist struggling France boss Philippe Saint-André

The former Les Bleus fullback will pare back his role with Biarritz to give more time to the national team.

# biarritz-olympique - Monday 23 June, 2014

Eddie O'Sullivan's Biarritz given €400k dig-out by local authorities in France

Nick de Lucas and Iain Balshaws don’t grow on trees.

# biarritz-olympique - Monday 29 April, 2013

Joe Schmidt named as new Ireland head coach

The New Zealander was officially confirmed to the new role by the IRFU today.

# biarritz-olympique - Sunday 28 April, 2013

'Savage' Heaslip back in Lions contention with vintage effort

The Ireland captain and wine connoisseur had Biarritz reeling at the RDS.

# biarritz-olympique - Saturday 27 April, 2013

Reaction: Double dream alive for Leinster after 5-try rout

Jamie Heaslip and Cian Healy will have surely impressed watching Lions coaches Rowntree and Jenkins.

'One more year' - Leinster fans serenade try-scorer O'Driscoll Song For Bod This post contains videos

'One more year' - Leinster fans serenade try-scorer O'Driscoll

Supporters at the RDS broke into a rousing chorus for their inspirational centre following his second-half try.

As it happened: Leinster v Biarritz, Amlin Challenge Cup Semi Final

If Joe Schmidt’s side could defeat the two-time Heineken Cup finalists they would set up a winner-takes-all clash with Stade Francais.

Column: Last chance at Lions saloon for Heaslip and Kearney

Former Leinster and Ireland player Shane Byrne believes Joe Schmidt can bolster the club’s trophy coffers before departing.

Your European rugby experience will include Ref Cam this weekend

Expect replays to be extra shaky on Sky this weekend

# biarritz-olympique - Friday 26 April, 2013

'It is unfair for people to criticise Sexton for moving to France'

The last time Biarritz prop Ben Broster was at the RDS his side beat Leinster 52-23.

Sexton starts at 10 for Leinster, Madigan partners O'Driscoll

Jamie Heaslip and Kevin McLaughlin get starts against Biarritz but Gordon D’Arcy and Sean O’Brien are out.

Leinster look to shore up the wings as they eye Amlin Final

Joe Schmidt’s men have a strong home record but Biarritz pride themselves as record-breakers.

# biarritz-olympique - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

'I'm just glad it's not my department' - Gibbes on Madigan-Sexton selection dilemma

The coach also dismissed criticism of new signing Zane Kirchner.

'Leinster can take French lessons from Connacht' - D'Arcy

The Irish centre believes Saturday’s Amlin Challenge Cup semi-final meeting with Biarritz will be a hugely physical game.

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‘It’s sometimes nice to be tackled when you have the ball’ – BOD on dump tackle

The Leinster star has left citing debates to the league officials and is focusing on Biarritz.

# biarritz-olympique - Tuesday 23 April, 2013

O'Driscoll gives ringing endorsement to Schmidt ahead of IRFU decision

The centre has also backed the appointment of former Ireland teammate Keith Wood as part of the coaching interview panel.

# biarritz-olympique - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

Duffy sidelined again by hamstring jinx

Connacht will be without skipper Gavin Duffy for Friday’s Heineken Cup match against Biarritz.

# biarritz-olympique - Tuesday 8 May, 2012

Nigel Owens to ref Leinster v Ulster in the Heineken Cup final

Welsh ref took charge of Leinster’s Heineken Cup win in 2009.

# biarritz-olympique - Thursday 10 November, 2011

Back to the future: here's your Heineken Cup pool preview, part 3

The Road to London begins tomorrow, so here’s the third and final part of Whiff of Cordite’s tournament preview. How will Connacht fare in their debut season?