Antoine Dupont

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 Antoine Dupont of Toulouse  in action against Ulster at the Kingspan Stadium. Along with Romain Ntamack he forms the beating heart of new-look France.  Photograph:  Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

Leinster’s win in Montpellier last Saturday was all the more impressive for it being the only win over a French club. Seven wins out of eight, four of(...)

 Toulouse scrumhalf Antoine Dupont races through the Ulster defence to score a try during the Heineken Champions Cup Pool B game  at Kingspan stadium in Belfast. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

Ulster 22 Toulouse 29 Toulouse brought an end to Ulster’s 25-match winning streak at the Kingspan stadium spanning over two years with a four try, bo(...)

Toulouse’s french scrumhalf Antoine Dupont  scores his side’s  first try during the French Top 14  match away to Bayonne  at the Jean-Dauger stadium. Photograph:  Iroz Gaizka/AFP via Getty Images

Ulster v Toulouse, Kingspan stadium, Friday, 8.0 – Live on BT Sport Toulouse arrive in Belfast with a clearly defined playing blueprint for the openi(...)

Exeter Chiefs are the defending European champions. Photograph: Inpho

Against the most disconcerting backdrop the sport has ever known, the Heineken Champions Cup is back with a new, one-off, complex format which is both(...)

Ireland and Georgia contest a scrum during Sunday’s Autumn Nations Cup clash. Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

Common ground is hard to find these days. Whether it be politics, the climate crisis or sport, there is generally a hardcore prepared to argue that, a(...)

France’s Gabin Villiere scores a try during the Autumn Nations Cup game against Italy at the  Stade de France in Paris. Photograph: Dave Winter/Inpho

France 36 Italy 5 A revamped France beat Italy 36-5 at the Stade de France on Saturday to top the Autumn Nations Cup’s Group B and set up a bizarre f(...)

Scotland’s Oli Kebble is tackled by Gareth Davies of Wales.  Kebble gets a first start as he links up with hooker Fraser Brown and Simon Berghan for the game against France. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Gregor Townsend insists silverware will be Scotland’s main driving force this weekend rather than the chance to equal a feat last achieved by the nati(...)

French scrumhalf Antoine Dupont is the 2020 Six Nations Player of the Championship. Photograph: Getty Images

Antoine Dupont has become the first ever Frenchman to be named the Six Nations Player of the Championship. Ireland’s CJ Stander was among the shortl(...)

  Antoine Dupont:  the French scrumhalf offloaded 13 times, more than the Scottish, Irish and Italian halfbacks combined. He also made 245 metres – Conor Murray made 79 – comfortably ahead of his rivals. Photograph: Franck Fife/AFP/Getty

How do you define flair when appraising the recently completed Six Nations Championship? One comparable metric is to examine the contribution of the h(...)

French outhalf Romain Ntamack makes a break past Ireland fullback Jacob Stockdale during the Six Nations game at the Stade de France. Photograph: Dave Winter/Inpho

While the court of public opinion appears to have made their verdict, Andy Farrell and his assistant coaches will be weighing up whether to stick or t(...)

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