Toulouse and France captain Thierry Dusautoir during the pre-match minute’s silence in respect of the Paris terror attack victims. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Image

Saracens 32 Toulouse 7 England international Toby Flood has commended “a fantastic show of solidarity” by four-time European champions Toulouse after (...)

Toulouse players take part in a minutes silence in honour of the Paris Attacks before the European Champions Cup, pool one match at Allianz Park Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire.

Saracens 32-7 Toulouse Saracens encountered few problems as they launched their European Champions Cup campaign with an emphatic victory over French h(...)

Montpellier’s centre Lucas Dupont breaks clear for one of his two tries in the Champions Cup clash against Toulouse  at the Altrad stadium in Montpellier. Photograph: Pascal Guyot/AFP

Leinster will meet Bath in Dublin in the Champions Cup quarter-finals on the first weekend in April, with the game set to take place at the Aviva Stad(...)

Glasgow’s Jonny Gray wins the battle for possession with Montpellier’s Sitaleki Timani during the European Rugby Champions match at Altrad Stadium. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

POOL FOUR Montpellier 13 Glasgow 15Gregor Townsend and his Glasgow Warriors took a giant leap towards the Champions Cup quarter-finals with a 15-13 tr(...)

Matt Giteau was voted best player in France last season as Toulon won the Top 14 and Heineken Cup double. Photograph: Remy Gabalda/ AFP/Getty Images

As the cards fell badly this week for Paddy Jackson and his international career, the arrival of Toulon and Matt Giteau to Belfast seems freighted wit(...)

Jonathan Sexton is tackled by England’s Owen Farrell. The Ireland outhalf has had better days with his decision making and kicking.  Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

It was a suitably grey and grim Sunday morning in London, but as Gordon D’Arcy forecast the sun would shine again and it duly did so – brilliantly,(...)

Ruan Pienaar of Ulster scored all 21 points against Leicester at Welfor Road. Photograph:  Tony Marshall/Getty Images

Ulster captain Johann Muller hailed Ruan Pienaar after the South African’s efforts clinched his side a famous victory at Leicester Tigers and a home t(...)

Leicester  outhalf  Toby Flood will call the shots for the Tigers at Welford Road this evening. Photograph:  Stu Forster/Getty Images

Few things can be associated with glamour in the East Midlands. But rugby matches like these are one. The bulldogs, Leicester, as proudly English as, (...)

Paddy Jackson’s increased strength and confidence were evident in his display for Ulster against Montpellier last week. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

They may not carry the fearsome cargo they did when “Cockers”, “Jonno” and Lewis Moody were policing the pitch at Welford Road, dispensing a p(...)

Leicester’s Toby Flood has been dropped from the England squad.

Toby Flood’s England career looks officially over after George Ford was confirmed as his replacement in Stuart Lancaster’s Elite Player Squad.Bath pla(...)