Cyril Baille

11 results

Number eight Louis Picamoles has been included in France’s World Cup squad. Photograph: Lionel Bonaventure/AFP/Getty Images

Number eight Louis Picamoles will get to finish his international career at the World Cup after he was included in France’s 31-man squad on Monday. T(...)

 Leinster’s Dave Kearney scores a try in the corner. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

Leinster 29 Toulouse 13 The two four-time winners had both seen this as something of a litmus test and, unsurprisingly, the champions confirmed the s(...)

Leinster’s captain’s run at the  Aviva Stadium ahead of their quarter-final clash with Wasps. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Make-or-break weekend in the European Champions Cup, and it’s good to be back. Last season marked the first time since the 1997-98 campaign when no Ir(...)

Toulouse have struggled to recapture former glories and are currently outside the top six for qualification for next season’s Champions Cup. Photograph:  Nicolas Tucat/AFP/Getty Images

Stade Toulousain! The club is synonymous with winning and flair. No team has won more French Championships or European Cups. They also did so with a c(...)

Guy Noves has made four changes to his France side for their Six Nations clash with Italy. Photograph: Inpho/Dan Sheridan

Fullback Brice Dulin will start for France against Italy in the Six Nations as manager Guy Noves makes four changes to his team for Saturday’s game at(...)

Ireland’s Keith Earls and Conor Murray celebrate winning against France in their Six Nations clash. Photo: Billy Stcikland/Inpho

Victory offers an initial salve for the imperfections of performance. The review will reveal the layers, how close Ireland adhered to the pre-match pl(...)

The French side go through some drills at the Arboras Stadium, Nice,  as they prepare to face Ireland in the Six Nations on Saturday. Photograph: Reuters

15 Scott Spedding Age: 30 Height: 6’2” Weight: 97kg (15st 2lbs) Caps: 20 Points: 21 The South African-born player has ben in excellent form of late (...)

Toulouse players celebrate as referee Wayne Barnes blows the full-time whistle in the Champions Cup game against Connacht at Stade Ernest-Wallon. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Toulouse 19 Connacht 10 Brave, as ever, but no cigar. Regrets, Connacht will have many, after coming within a drop goal or penalty of reaching the qu(...)

Connacht’s Bundee Aki touches down for the game-winning try in the Champions Cup match against Toulouse at The Sportsground in Galway. Photograph: Tommy Grealy/Inpho

Connacht 23 Toulouse 21 Another black-magic night for Connacht rugby. On one of the great nights for the West of Ireland club, they executed a sublim(...)

Ulster director of rugby Les Kiss: aware of the formidable record Toulouse hold at Stade Ernest Wallon. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Toulouse v Ulster, Stade Ernest Wallon, Sunday, December 20th, 2015, 1pm, Sky Sports 3 You have to believe that Italian hooker Leonardo Ghiraldini (...)

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