Romain Teulet

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Johnny Sexton kicks a penalty for Leinster. A team that kicks the first penalty in a European Cup semi-final has prevailed in 19 (59 per cent) matches. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Those who like a punt on rugby are obliged by a myriad of markets and among the most popular are backing on the handicap, the first try-scorer and the(...)

France warm up for the game against Canada. “The World Cup is really something special in France.  It’s a competition that works well with the French for some reason.” Photo: Darren Staples/Reuters

And so it has come to pass pretty much exactly as expected. France were long ago cast as 18/1 outsiders, incapable of finishing in the top half of the(...)

France’s Bernard le Roux in action against Italy at the Millennium Stadium. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Accidentally enter the tranquil Vale of Glamorgan by the back gate, so stumble across a bearded man, socks around ankles, practising drop goals. Slow (...)

Castres interntaional outhalf and captain Rémi Talès who at the end of this season will join the exodus of key players from the club. Photograph: Remy Gabalda/AFP/Getty Images

Jack Kerouac once observed “great things are not accomplished by those who yield to trends, fads and popular opinion”. The players and management of C(...)