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#Castres Olympique

# castres-olympique - Thursday 16 May, 2019

Ex-France fullback Spedding announces retirement at 33

The South-African born back won 23 caps for France.

# castres-olympique - Sunday 7 April, 2019

14-man Toulon end Toulouse's unbeaten run ahead of Dublin semi-final

The Top 14 leaders were beaten in Marseille on Saturday.

# castres-olympique - Sunday 6 January, 2019

Thomas off injured as Racing warm up for Belfast trip with Toulon win

The French winger could miss next weekend’s game against Ulster.

# castres-olympique - Wednesday 19 December, 2018

Kockott escapes with lenient three-week ban for 'low end' eye gouge

Marc-Antoine Rallier has also been suspended for one week following a dangerous tackle on Peter O’Mahony.

# castres-olympique - Monday 17 December, 2018

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'It's not football' - O'Driscoll calls for 'slide tackles' to be stamped out of rugby

Munster legend Alan Quinlan also branded Castres ‘a disgrace’ after their Heineken European Champions Cup win on Saturday.

# castres-olympique - Saturday 15 December, 2018

Munster left to rue missed chances as Castres shade feisty affair

The southern province still lead their pool, but could have placed a foot in the quarters tonight.

As It Happened: Castres v Munster, Heineken Champions Cup

Can Munster achieve victory in France or will Castres reap revenge for last week’s defeat at Thomond Park? Join us for live coverage.

# castres-olympique - Sunday 9 December, 2018

As it happened: Munster v Castres Olympique, Heineken Champions Cup

Here’s how the drama unfolded at Thomond Park as Munster welcomed Castres.

# castres-olympique - Saturday 20 October, 2018

Edinburgh outclass troubled Toulon, while Wasps and Bath play out thrilling draw

Wasps, without Christian Wade, battled back to draw.

14-man Castres beat Exeter to leave Munster's pool wide open

December double-header between Munster and French champs will go a long way towards deciding Pool 2.

# castres-olympique - Sunday 14 October, 2018

Gloucester get English clubs off the mark with Champions Cup win against Castres

Up next, it’s a trip to face Munster in Limerick next Saturday.

# castres-olympique - Sunday 21 January, 2018

'I'm very proud to be part of this club and that's the reason why I came here'

Johann van Graan has thanked the Munster management, players, ground staff and supporters after the province booked their place in the Champions Cup quarters.

Munster blow Castres away with rousing Thomond performance to progress

The hosts crossed six times as they sealed their place in the Champions Cup knockout stages.

As it happened: Munster vs Castres, Champions Cup

Munster took on Castres, as the Irish side aimed for a victory in a wet Thomond Park.

Munster's Champions Cup clash with Castres delayed due to heavy rain in Limerick

The Thomond Park pitch has been left waterlogged by the adverse weather conditions.

Munster's European hopes hang in the balance as they enter make-or-break territory

Johann van Graan’s side are in control of their own destiny as they look to book their place in the quarter-finals, but come up against an in-form Castres side at Thomond Park.

# castres-olympique - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

A week of technical improvement for Munster before facing another fierce French outfit

Two points on the board, but Munster feel they have a point to prove when ROG and Racing come to Limerick on Saturday.

# castres-olympique - Sunday 15 October, 2017

As it happened: Castres Olympique v Munster, Champions Cup

Could Rassie Erasmus’s side get their European campaign off to a winning start? Find out in our minute-by-minute report.

# castres-olympique - Saturday 14 October, 2017

‘This Munster team wants to evolve and I can be a key part of that hopefully’

Chris Farrell has always seen himself as more than just ‘an extra forward’ in the back-line, but he’s determined to add more grunt alongside his under-rated handling ability.

# castres-olympique - Sunday 10 September, 2017

Champions Clermont Auvergne hit with 7-try trouncing by La Rochelle

Meanwhile, former Ulster favourite Ruan Pienaar chipped in with 17 points for Montpellier against Castres.

# castres-olympique - Monday 23 January, 2017

Henshaw believes Leinster can 'go all the way' in the Champions Cup

The Ireland international was superb for Leo Cullen’s side in the draw against Castres.

# castres-olympique - Friday 20 January, 2017

Cullen optimistic over Sexton injury as Six Nations looms into view

The Leinster out-half had tightness in his calf during the 24-24 draw in Castres.

Leinster draw in Castres to all but secure home Champions Cup quarter-final

Meanwhile, Johnny Sexton picked up a calf injury in the first half of the 24-24 draw.

As it happened: Castres v Leinster, Champions Cup

We went minute-by-minute as Leinster tried to wrap up a home quarter-final berth.

# castres-olympique - Thursday 19 January, 2017

Sean O'Brien remains sidelined as Leinster make 3 changes for Castres

Leinster can seal a home quarter-final in France.

# castres-olympique - Saturday 15 October, 2016

Sexton, Furlong and Ruddock concerns before Leinster's Montpellier trip

The Ireland international trio will all look to overcome minor injuries this week.

Leinster's centres impress, scrum dominance and more talking points

Leo Cullen will expect a more clinical edge in the opposition 22.

Bonus-point win gets Leinster's European season off to solid start at the RDS

Leo Cullen’s men were dominant at the scrum and maul to secure maximum points.

As it happened: Leinster v Castres Olympique

Leo Cullen’s side get their Champions Cup under way at the RDS.

'It’s hard to know if the Pro12 has been preparing us' - Leinster turn to Europe

The province go into today’s clash full of confidence but also fully aware that there needs to be a big improvement this season.

# castres-olympique - Friday 14 October, 2016

Sexton out as Cullen makes four changes for Castres

Joey Carbery comes in at 10 for the Blues.

# castres-olympique - Sunday 18 January, 2015

Leinster's high-tempo gameplan aided by McFadden 'steel' out wide

The winger was a thorn in the side of Castres, and got a pain in the neck for his troubles.

# castres-olympique - Saturday 17 January, 2015

Cannonball Cronin and more talking points after Leinster put 50 on Castres

The hooker scored arguably the try of the night as Leinster took the driver’s seat in Pool 2.

Leinster turn on the style with seven-try show as Castres collapse

Matt O’Connor’s side attacked with real intent from the start at the RDS.

As it happened: Leinster v Castres, Champions Cup

Leinster will be gunning for a bonus point win at the RDS this evening.

Exciting Leinster team can take advantage of Castres' lack of confidence

We’ve looked at four key areas of this evening’s Champions Cup clash at the RDS.

# castres-olympique - Friday 16 January, 2015

Leinster talk down bonus-point focus ahead of tie with out-of-form Castres

Matt O’Connor admits five match points is ‘the ideal’ but says his side need to concentrate on simply winning.

Leinster go for Gopperth at 10 against Castres while Moore starts at tighthead

Mike Ross misses out on the match day squad altogether, while Kane Douglas is on the bench.

# castres-olympique - Sunday 7 December, 2014

Wasps' bonus point win in Castres could make life difficult for Leinster next month

The Coventry-bound side are back in contention in pool two.

# castres-olympique - Sunday 26 October, 2014

5 talking points after Leinster eke out a win away to Castres

It was tough and it was tight but Leinster just about left France with four points.

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