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# pau - Sunday 7 June, 2020

Top 14 club sack ex-All Black Tom Taylor after unauthorised travel

Pau say they had no other option but to dismiss the 31-year-old Kiwi playmaker.

# pau - Saturday 15 February, 2020

'It's something new, something very different... I thought it would be cool to be part of'

Former Munster and Pau back row Paddy Butler has joined Japanese club Yamaha Júbilo.

# pau - Monday 11 March, 2019

Former Munster back row earns new coaching role in France

James Coughlan has been appointed to the role of Provence forwards coach.

# pau - Sunday 27 January, 2019

'It would be a dream to race a World Cup final in Dublin, it would be insane' Looking Ahead This post contains videos

'It would be a dream to race a World Cup final in Dublin, it would be insane'

Clare native Liam Jegou has been making waves in the world of canoeing from his French base, yet he yearns to return home some day.

# pau - Wednesday 12 December, 2018

World Cup winner Smith confirms All Blacks departure at end of 2019 as France move on the cards

The 32-year-old has signed a contract with French club Pau.

# pau - Thursday 28 June, 2018

Two promising Cork youngsters sign for Top 14 club Pau's academy

Eoghan Barrett and Ben Roche are heading to France to pursue professional rugby careers.

# pau - Monday 21 May, 2018

From Three arrests after man beaten to death in southern France by teen gang Pau

Three arrests after man beaten to death in southern France by teen gang

The victim, who had a history of violent crime and drug dealing, was repeatedly kicked and punched by a group of up to 12 teenagers.

# pau - Sunday 21 January, 2018

'I was thinking to myself, ‘Jesus Christ, almighty, I was 19 when this guy was born!''

James Coughlan has moved into coaching with Pau’s academy after retiring last summer.

# pau - Friday 28 April, 2017

'I just hope I left the odd mark along the way' - ex-Munster player Coughlan set to retire

The former Munster number eight has called time on his playing career.

# pau - Thursday 19 January, 2017

Coughlan keen on coaching but playing days far from over at 36

The former Munster back-row forward is currently in his third season with Top 14 side Pau.

# pau - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

Ex-Munster man Coughlan wins player of the season award in France

The 35-year-old collected his prize at the LNR ceremony last night.

# pau - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

'At the end of the day, rugby is a business' - Zebo's family part of big decision

The 25-year-old says Munster ‘will always, always mean a lot to me.’

# pau - 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.

# pau - 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.

# pau - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

James Coughlan may be joined by another All Black in Pau

Life is good for the Irishman in the Béarn.

# pau - Thursday 19 February, 2015

Richie McCaw looks set to retire after this year's World Cup

The All Blacks captain can’t see himself playing on after this year’s tournament.

# pau - Thursday 12 February, 2015

It started out as a move to the Pro D2 but James Coughlan might be part of rugby's next galacticos

Pau are recruiting heavily ahead of next season and Coughlan is playing as well as ever.

# pau - Thursday 5 February, 2015

An All Blacks legend is joining James Coughlan in Pau next season

The French club have pulled off a hugely impressive signing.

# pau - Friday 21 November, 2014

'I don't know where it came from' - POC quashes French move rumour

The Ireland captain laughed off speculation of a transfer to join James Coughlan and Simon Mannix at Pau.

# pau - Sunday 31 August, 2014

James Coughlan's Pau lead Pro D2 after O'Sullivan's Biarritz lose

The former Munster No. 8 has had a good start to life under Simon Mannix in France.

# pau - Friday 30 May, 2014

Lack of international caps Coughlan's driving force for France switch

Former Munster teammate David Wallace has paid tribute to the Pau-bound forward.

# pau - Monday 7 April, 2014

Munster backs coach Simon Mannix set for move to French club Pau

The New Zealander will leave the southern province at the end of the current campaign.

# pau - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

Ireland Women make four changes for final Six Nations clash in France

Philip Doyle’s side are hoping to deny the home team a Grand Slam in Pau.