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Hernandez finds home in Toulon

Argentine playmaker Juan Martin Hernandez, without a club since quitting Racing-Metro in the off-season, will join Toulon in January until the end of the season.
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Bernard guides Bordeaux to victory

Pierre Bernard kicked 17 points to help Bordeaux-Begles climb into fifth spot in the Top 14 after a 27-21 victory over Montpellier.

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Sloppy Toulon slump at home

TOP 14 WRAP: Champions Toulon slumped to a 24-28 defeat at home to Stade Francais at the weekend.

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France

Kockott in French World Cup frame

France have included Castres's South African scrumhalf Rory Kockot in a 74-strong pre-World Cup squad thanks to an Olympic loophole on eligibility.
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All Black bad-boy assaulted

Clermont's All Black Zac Guildford will be out of action for up to four weeks after he and teammate Jonathan Davies were assaulted.

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Clermont find home form

Clermont got back to winning ways at home following last week's shock 21-20 reverse to Montpellier by cruising past Racing-Metro 32-6 in the French Top 14 on Saturday.

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Top 14: Its Trinh-Duc versus Tales

PREVIEW: Castres's trip to Montpellier on Friday will not just pit two potential Top 14 title rivals against each other.

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Ireland

Sexton's return confirmed

BREAKING NEWS: The Irish Rugby Football Union and Leinster revealed that Jonathan Sexton has signed a contract with the IRFU.

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Goosen eyes Bok comeback

IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Johan Goosen moved to France to adapt his game and hopes it will help him earn a World Cup spot with the Springboks.

Sexton injury opens door for Goosen

Racing Metro's Ireland flyhalf Jonathan Sexton is facing up to six weeks on the sidelines after fracturing his jaw in the weekend win over Toulon.
 

Burden binned as Toulon crash

South African hooker Craig Burden was shown a yellow card for a shoulder charge in Toulon's first defeat of the season to Racing-Metro.

All Black bad-boy to turn the page

Zac Guildford is looking to put his past alcohol-fuelled misdemeanours behind him and launch a new chapter in his impressive career with Clermont.

White's advice prompted Mowen

Ben Mowen, after just three months in the post gave up his shot at captaining the Wallabies in the World Cup on the back of some Jake White advice.

Tuatara-Morrison to Castres' rescue

French Top 14 side Castres have parachuted in Western Force's Chris Tuatara-Morrison on a three month deal as cover for the injured Sitiveni Sivivatu.

Additional advantage for England

BREAKING NEWS: Tournament hosts England will have an additional advantage, as they bid to win the 2015 World Cup.

Nine-try Toulon rout La Rochelle

French and European champions Toulon went on a nine-try rampage at the weekend in a 60-19 mauling of promoted La Rochelle.

Toulouse rout Castres

Toulouse clinched a four-try, bonus-point 35-6 win over Castres to make it two wins in two outings of the new French Top 14 season.

Sexton Racing to new deal

Irish international flyhalf Jonathan Sexton is closing in on a new four-year contract with French Top 14 side Racing Metro.