Castres interntaional outhalf and captain Rémi Talès who at the end of this season will join the exodus of key players from the club. Photograph: Remy Gabalda/AFP/Getty Images

Jack Kerouac once observed “great things are not accomplished by those who yield to trends, fads and popular opinion”. The players and management of C(...)

Johnny Sexton receives attention against Australia at the Aviva Stadium in November. Photograph: Colm O’Neill/Inpho

Ireland and Racing Metro 92 outhalf Jonathan Sexton is still struggling with the effects of a concussion sustained almost a month ago while playing f(...)

L’Equipe report  that the Top 14 medical committee have banned Johnny Sexton from returning to play until February 14th. Photograph: Colm O’Neill/Inpho

The head injury Johnny Sexton suffered in Ireland’s 26-23 win against Australia in November could sideline the outhalf until the new year, with Frenc(...)

Dan Carter will become rugby’s highest paid player after singing a three-year contract with Racing Metro reportedly worth €1.6 million a year

World leading points scorer Daniel Carter will join French club Racing Metro on a three-year contract after next year’s World Cup, a move that will al(...)

New Zealand outhalf Dan Carter is being lined up as a possible replacement for Johnny Sexton at Racing Metro. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

According to media reports in New Zealand and sources in Paris, Racing Metro 92 are expected to announce this week that Dan Carter will join them afte(...)

Ireland outhalf Jonathan Sexton is expected to be fit to face South Africa next Saturday. Photograph: Nicolas Tucat/AFP/Getty Images

Irish coach Joe Schmidt can breathe more easily with news that outhalf Johnny Sexton is expected to make a full recovery from “tightness” in his thigh(...)

Wales’ Jamie Roberts  could be on his way back to the Principality. Photograph: Joe Giddens/PA Wire.

It seems that Jonathan Sexton is not the only one who’ll be leaving Racing Metro 92, but the Irishman’s departure could be preceded by Welsh triumvira(...)

Jonny Sexton has been offered a four-year contract extension by Racing Metro 92. Photograph: Inpho

The next move in the Jonathan Sexton saga is for the IRFU to make. That became apparent yesterday when Racing Métro 92 coach Laurent Labit reiterated (...)

Racing Metro have offered Ireland outhalf Jonathan Sexton  a new four-year deal that would keep him in Paris until June 2019. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Jonathan Sexton has been offered a new four-year contract by Racing Metro that would keep the 29-year-old in Paris until June 2019.“He has in his han(...)

Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt during a press conference at the Aviva Stadium yesterday. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA 3:03

Johnny Sexton will remain in France to see out his two-year contract with Parisian club Racing Metro. However, Irish coach Joe Schmidt has had (...)