Casters forwards celebrate after they turn over a late Munster scrum in their narrow 13-12 Champions Cup win. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Castres 13 Munster 12 Munster were unable to make it a clean sweep of Irish wins for the second weekend-in-a-row when they came up just short in a br(...)

Leinster prop forward Jack McGrath is tackled by Cedric Garcia during yesterday’s match in the south of France. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Caster 16 Leinster 21 It’s easy in the cheap seats, and they were also a lot cooler than a battleground bathed in 20-degree sunshine, but as (...)

Serge Milhas, coach of Castres, looks on during the Heineken Cup defeat of Northampton at the Stade Pierre-Antoine.

It’s a cliché but the current French champions, Castres Olympique, embody the typically French, home and away, Jekyll and Hyde mentality, and this sea(...)