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17-Year-Old Jordan Joseph Inspires France To Maiden U20 Title

Teenager Jordan Joseph inspired France to a 23-14 victory over three-time champions England on Sunday to claim a maiden World Rugby under-20 Championship title. Joseph, just 17 and recently signed with Top 14 giants Racing 92, was part of a French pack that outplayed their English counterparts, France’s Toulon fly-half Louis Carbonel kicking 23 points in an exceptional display with …

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French Full Back Benjamin Fall Has Red Card Rescinded

French fullback Benjamin Fall’s red card from the second Test against the All Blacks was cancelled Monday in a rare move hailed by France coach Jacques Brunel. “Wisdom has prevailed,” Brunel said after a World Rugby judicial panel ruled Fall’s mid-air collision with All Blacks fly-half Beauden Barrett was accidental and said he was free to play in next weekend’s …

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Stuart Olding Signs For French Club Brive

Stuart Olding will now continue his playing career in France. The former Ulster centre had his Ulster and IRFU contract revoked following a joint internal review between both province and union in the wake of his much publicised court case in March along with Paddy Jackson. Olding was heavily linked last month with a move to the Exeter Chiefs, though the Aviva Premiership …

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Leigh Halfpenny Injured, Out Of Pro14 Semi-Final Against Glasgow

Scarlets full-back Leigh Halfpenny has been ruled out of their Guinness Pro14 semi-final clash with Glasgow on Saturday due to injury. The Lions full-back will now be definitively unavailable as his side look to book their place in the Guinness Pro14 final with a win over Glasgow Warriors next Saturday. The 29-year-old, who has made eight appearances for Scarlets since …

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Danny Cipriani Signs For Gloucester To Help England Career

Wasps fly-half Danny Cipriani has left his side for their rivals Gloucester after three years spent during his latest stint at the Coventry outfit. Danny Cipriani’s second run as a member of Wasps RFC has now come to an end after it emerged that the fly-half will sign with Premiership side Gloucester in the hopes of keeping his World Cup …

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