La Rochelle

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Pierre Bourgarit (left) of La Rochelle stretches to grab Tom Curry around the face and is sent off  during the Champions Cup  match between Sale Sharks and La Rochelle   in Salford, England. Photograph:  David Rogers/Getty Images

It is a long way from Yokohama to Salford, but for England’s Tom Curry the backdrop is incidental. The outstanding flanker was the deserved man of the(...)

 Stuart Hogg: will add a cutting edge at fullback to  Exeter Chiefs’ Champions Cup challenge. Photograph:  Alex Davidson/Getty Images

Fine is probably not the word to describe the current state of Saracens. The holders go into the opening round of the Champions Cup this weekend set(...)

La Rochelle winger Victor Vito  will miss the European Challenge Cup final  against Clermont. Photograph: Getty Images

Clermont Auvergne and La Rochelle will clash in the first all-French European Challenge Cup final for seven years on Friday. The Top 14 clubs meet a(...)

Ulster’s Charles Piutau. Photograph: Brian Little/Inpho

Ulster v Ospreys, Kinspan Stadium, Sunday, 3.05pm - Live BBC & S4C Given all that has transpired on and off the pitch this season, the last thing(...)

Champions Cup: Jeremy Sinzelle on his way to scoring a try against Ulster. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

It was a cracking game, one that pushed Ulster to their limits – way beyond them, in fact. The trouble for Ulster, and indeed their opponents, Leinste(...)

 Connacht’s Jack Carty scores the first try against La Rochelle at the Sportsground.  Photograph: Ryan Byrne / Inpho

Connacht Rugby 48 La Rochelle 12 Connacht romped to victory in their opening European Challenge Cup fixture against first-time French visitors (...)

The return of Jason Harris-Wright at hooker for his debut this season is a welcome respite in a problem position for Connacht. Photograph: Dan Sheridan / Inpho

Challenge Cup Pool Two: Connacht v La Rochelle Sportsground, Saturday 5pm Pat Lam’s side have made an outstanding start to the season, displayi(...)