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International Rugby: France’s Greatest XV

In our series of statistical analyses of the best players for each major rugby nation, we now move on to France. We’ve already looked at England, New Zealand, Ireland, Wales and South Africa, but now we turn to the stereotypically mercurial talents of Les Bleus. First we begin with the ‘Winners XV’, a team made up of the French players …

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Reports Suggest Toulouse Have Signed Monster All Black Tighthead

Saracens v Toulouse - European Rugby Champions Cup

Toulouse have moved to replace Census Johnson. Although Toulouse once again find themselves contesting the Play off phase of the Top 14, they are no longer the kingpins of French rugby. Despite possessing the largest budget in French rugby, in excess of €30 million according to Rugbyrama, the four time European Champions have struggled to compete with Toulon, Clermont and …

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Watch: Ten Of International Rugby’s Greatest Ever Tap Tackles

LONDON - MARCH 6: Jason Robinson of England is tap tackled by Ireland's Peter Stringer during the RBS Six Nations match between England and Ireland at Twickenham on March 6, 2004 in London. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

We all enjoy a crunching tackle as much as beautifully-crafted try, but humble tap tackles so often go unrecognised as moments of superb athleticism, wonderful vision and the greatest weapon in the armoury of last-ditch defence. Let’s look at just ten of the best tap tackles seen on a professional rugby field: 10) Joe Worsley on Vincent Clerc, 2007 Often …

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Toulouse Set To Release Some Legendary Players

Toulouse could release some of their Iconic stars. Although Gael Fickou recently extended his stay with Toulouse by a further three years, the French club have yet to offer a whole host of players new contracts, according to French rugby website RugbyRama. The site claims that while the French giants wish to tie down many of their players on long term deals, …

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Top 10 Heineken Cup Winning Teams: No.3 Stade Toulousain (2010)

Coming in at number three on our list of Heineken Cup heavyweights is the Stade Toulousain side of 2010. A team packed with talent, this Toulouse side dominated Europe’s premier tournament. No.3 Stade Toulousain (2010) When the short history of the Heineken Cup is told in future generations it will be remembered that Munster brought the romance, Leicester the professionalism and the dominant …

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Greatest Heineken Cup Players Of All Time: 5. Vincent Clerc

Our countdown of the Greatest Heineken Cup Players Of All Time is hotting up and coming in at number five is Vincent Clerc, a cold-blooded try scorer with a record of 35 tries in 73 appearances. In every sport finding a prolific scorer is the hardest task of management. None more so than in rugby and the Heineken Cup, where …

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