La Défense

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Leinster will host Munster in the Guinness Pro14 final at the RDS on Saturday week (5.0). It poses a little bit of a conundrum for Leinster head coach(...)

 Mike Prendergast: “Luckily in this club the attitude is that the Champions Cup and the Top 14 are on par.” Photograph: Laszlo Geczp/Inpho

Irish rugby should never be secure enough to gloss over the meeting of Munster minds at La Defénse Arena this Saturday afternoon. Ronan O’Gara’s La Ro(...)

Connacht’s Jack Carty in action against Racing 92 in the Champions Cup. Photograph: Inpho

Racing 26 Connacht 22 European rugby continues to compel and confound as Connacht once again stepped onto the big stage and came within a score of p(...)

Employees of French water and waste giant Suez took to the Parisian streets on Tuesday to protest against Veolia’s bid for a stake in the company. Photograph: Ludovic Marin/AFP

Image of the week: Water fight There was French business drama this week as utility multinational Veolia’s move to take over water and waste giant Su(...)

 French skyscraper climber Alain Robert, popularly known as the “French Spiderman”. Photograph:  Thomas Samson / AFP/ Getty Images)

Image of the week: Total spider What better way to spend a Monday than scaling the Total tower in Parisian business district La Défense? That’s what “(...)

The governing body for European rugby (EPCR) has reassured the clubs which have qualified for the knockout stages of the Heineken Champions Cup and Ch(...)

Gabriel Corcoran and his wife Catherine on the walk up from Le Pecq to Saint Germain, just outside Paris.

“My wife Catherine is from the Limousin region in the centre of France, and I’m from Tipperary. After 12 years in North and South America, we are happ(...)