# Bordeaux

Last week
19th March 2023 - 25th March 2023
# Paris
France protests: Over 450 arrested in one day and King Charles III's visit cancelled amid unrest
More than 1 million people demonstrated across France against the unpopular plan.
Last year
# Home Advantage
Ronan O'Gara's La Rochelle roll on to quarter-final clash with Montpellier
Another win over Bordeaux saw La Rochelle through from the Round of 16.
# statement
ROG's La Rochelle underline European credentials with away win in Bordeaux
The Irish head coach was serving a touchline ban as his men took control of their Round of 16 tie.
All time
# On Target
Neymar strikes twice as PSG hold on to beat Bordeaux
Neymar dazzled in Lionel Messi’s absence.
# Relief
Bordeaux forward fit to resume training after collapsing during Ligue 1 match
The 23-year-old Samuel Kalu fainted and slumped to the pitch while playing against Marseille.
# finalists
Toulouse await either Leinster or La Rochelle in the Champions Cup final
The French side will be out to earn their fifth European crown in the decider at Twickenham.
# On song
Jalibert against Ntamack as Bordeaux to play Toulouse in Euro Cup semis
Jalibert kicked a dramatic injury-time winning penalty for Bordeaux-Begles against Racing 92.
# Sucker Punch
Late Santiago Cordero try sees Northampton slip to cup defeat against Bordeaux
Northampton have now lost 11 consecutive matches.
# Called Off
Top 14 opener postponed due to Covid-19 cases in Stade Français
The Parisian club has a shortage of fit front row players.
# Disruption
Ligue 1 match halted for more than 25 minutes amid protests
Bordeaux might be riding high in the table this season, but the club’s fans are far from happy.
# response
'I did not disrespect Arsenal,' says Koscielny after transfer row
‘You should be ashamed for the way you’ve left the club after nine years,’ tweeted former Arsenal striker Ian Wright.
# Irish Abroad
'I've realised that Ireland is where I want to settle when the rugby career ends'
30-year-old Ian Madigan has had a challenging season with Bristol Bears.
# reverse
Analysis: Connacht's clever bounce-back attack cuts Bordeaux apart
Attack coach Nigel Carolan has his charges striking superbly from lineout platforms.
Bordeaux v Connacht, Leicester v Ulster - European rugby updates
It was a busy afternoon of Challenge Cup and Champions Cup action.
# groining it in
Neymar injured at Bordeaux as PSG's Ligue 1 win streak ends at 14
PSG saw Neymar forced off through injury as they dropped points for the first time in Ligue 1 this season with a draw at Bordeaux.
# winning momentum
Two-try Godwin helps Connacht to Challenge Cup win over Bordeaux
Andy Friend’s side prevailed in testing conditions at the Sportsground in Galway.
# Money Money Money
Bordeaux claim Henry didn't get manager's job for 'financial reasons'
The French club’s new owners walked away from talks after failing to agree terms with the former Gunners striker.
# Case closed
Henry will not be Bordeaux coach, says club president
Bordeaux president Stephane Martin says negotiations with Thierry Henry have ended.
# Mind Games
Analysis: A clever little moment that sums up Donnacha Ryan's excellence
Munster looked to use a clever lineout play early on against Racing but the Tipp man stopped it.
# The Boss
'I'd never criticise my players. When we lose, it's on me' - Van Graan
The Munster head coach believes his team will bounce back from the disappointment in Bordeaux.
# finalists
Leinster will be favourites but Racing a real danger with Teddy Thomas and co.
The Irish province will be expected to secure the Champions Cup title in the final in Bilbao on 12 May.
# heating up
'It will have an impact' - Munster and Racing to do battle in scorching weather
It’s set to hit 27°C in Bordeaux tomorrow.
# Influential
'He's just incredible' - Murray the main man for Munster ahead of France trip
The Ireland international is vital for the southern province this weekend against Racing 92.
# In Contention
Earls return to training could give Munster 'a massive boost' for Racing tie
The 30-year-old win will return to training with Munster tomorrow.
# reinforcements
Bordeaux announce capture of ex-Leinster second row as one of four new signings
Kane Douglas is heading back to Europe after his short stint with the province back in 2015.
# Bienvenue
Gus Poyet back in management after landing Ligue 1 role
The former Tottenham and Chelsea midfielder departed Shanghai Shenhua midway through 2017.
# Malcom in the middle
Arsenal target Malcom facing disciplinary action over video posted following Bordeaux defeat
Malcom, Cafu and Otavio were criticised by the club for a lack of “maturity, solidarity and respect”.
# besties
Neymar and Cavani friends again as emphatic PSG hit Bordeaux for six
PSG scored five goals in the opening 45 minutes as they remain top of Ligue 1.
# tour de force
Ian Madigan thrilled with impressive Bordeaux debut
The former Leinster man kicked five penalties as Bordeaux beat reigning champions Racing 92 in the Top 14.
Menez suffers gruesome ear injury in Bordeaux debut
The 29-year-old had a chunk taken out of his right ear after Lorient midfielder Didier Ndong stood on his head during a friendly on Wednesday.
# Euro 2016
Letter from Bordeaux: Irish fans drink Connemara dry and Wilmots is the gaffer
The second city to host the Boys in Green has been coming to terms with their arrival over the past few days.
# Disharmony
Belgium boss Wilmots forced to dismiss talk of leaks and in-fighting on the eve of Ireland clash
‘I’m the man in charge — I make the decisions,’ insists the manager of Ireland’s latest Euro 2016 Group E opponents.
# Underdogs
'Are you trying to suggest Ireland are favourites? I think you've been drinking'
Roy Keane has been enjoying the physicality on show at Euro 2016 so far.
# Big things expected
Despite an abundance of talent, Belgium's golden generation have problems ahead of Ireland showdown
It hasn’t been all rosy for Ireland’s next Euro 2016 Group E opponents and manager Marc Wilmots has come under more pressure after the loss to Italy.
# Euro 2016
Strikes, terror threats and flooding - here's what Irish fans travelling to the Euros need to look out for
What’s the security situation? Are transport strikes still ongoing? Has the flooding receded?
# Onwards and Upwards
Cracker from Benteke secures Liverpool's spot in last 32 of Europa League
Big Belgian’s strike on halftime proves difference as Reds advance with a game to spare.
# On The Clock
Simon Mignolet's ludicrous time-wasting led directly to a Bordeaux goal
The Reds lead 2-1 thanks to goals from James Milner and Christian Benteke.
# Sicknote
Days after recovering from a knee injury, Daniel Sturridge is injured again
The man can’t catch a break.
Liverpool v Bordeaux, Europa League
Could Liverpool book their place in the Europa League knockout rounds? We had live minute-by-minute coverage.
# Bordeaux
It could take weeks to identity victims of horror French bus crash
Experts from a police victim identification unit set up a tented centre overnight.