Stade Francais

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Hendre Stassen of Stade Francais in action against Castres in March. Photograph: Getty Images

Stade Francais’ South African lock Hendre Stassen has been provisionally suspended by the French anti-doping agency after failing a random drug test f(...)

Paul O’Connell with Mourad Boudjellal after signing for Toulon as a player in 2015. Photograph: RC Toulon/Inpho

Paul O’Connell and Ronan O’Gara could make adventurous new moves later this year in the formatives stages of their coaching careers, with O’Connell po(...)

France’s  Jonathan Danty: “We really thought it was a joke, because it was unthinkable that such a thing should happen.” Photograph: Christophe Simon/AFP/Getty Images

Stade Francais rugby players have gone on strike over a planned merger with rival Parisian club Racing 92, the head of the players’ union told Reuters(...)

Ball control is the key factor for Connacht in their opening Champions Cup fixture against Toulouse, writes Liam Toland. Photo: Inpho

Are Toulouse a heavyweight of French rugby? Certainly they have a squad packed with international stars and boy does their European squad impress. But(...)

Munster coach Rassie Erasmus oversees training at UL. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Champions Cup Pool One preview: Racing 92 v Munster Venue: Stade Yves-Du-Manoir Kick-off: Sunday, 3.15pm Television: Live on Sky Sports 2 Munster(...)

Racing-Metro’s New Zealand backrow Chris Masoe is tackled by Stade Francais’s   Sekou Macalou during the French Top 14 clash in Paris. Photograph: Miguel Medina/Getty

Racing 92 ground-out a slightly fortuitous 29-22 victory over Stade Francais in the Parisian derby at Stade Yves du Manoir marked by testosterone-fuel(...)

Leicester  director of rugby Richard Cockerill: “I would much rather not play like Kevin Keegan’s Newcastle and just score one more than the others.” Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

Richard Cockerill, the director of rugby who has seen Leicester through a variety of different playing styles over the years, makes no apology for th(...)

Sergio Parisse’s Stade Francais beat Leicester Tigers in Paris to qualify for the quarter-finals of the Champions Cup. Photograph: Inpho

Stade Francais 36 Leicester Tigers 21 Ulster are out of the Champions Cup despite Saturday’s hammering of Oyonnax after Leicester Tigers were beaten (...)

European Rugby Champions Cup round five, Thomond Park, Limerick: Munster’s Keith Earls breaks free to score their second try of the game against Stade Francais. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Not complete redemption for a distinctly flawed European campaign, all the more so by Munster’s own exacting standards, but at least Anthony Foley’s s(...)

Munster’s Simon Zebo celebrates his try with Francis Saili and Rory Scannell in their Champions Cup win over Stade Francais. Photo: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Munster 26 Stade Francais 13 There’s still fire in the Munster belly after all. This redemptory bonus point win will have little tangible effect on(...)

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