May 3, 2008: Fabien Pelous and Steve Kefu have extended their respective contracts at Toulouse and Castres.
Apr 5, 2008: Newcastle boss Steve Bates was full of praise for his side after they clinched a European Challenge Cup semi-final spot with a 40-13 over Castres at Kingston Park.
Apr 4, 2008: Newcastle Falcons fly half Jonny Wilkinson has underlined the importance of Saturday's European Challenge Cup quarter-final against Castres as Newcastle's last chance of silverware this season.
Apr 4, 2008: Newcastle full back Mathew Tait has been passed fit following a cognitive test for Saturday's European Challenge Cup quarter-final against French side Castres Olympique at Kingston Park
Apr 1, 2008: Lionel Nallet will lead Castres Olympique out against Newcastle Falcons at Kingston Park on Saturday evening warning his team-mates of the threat posed by the Falcons backs in particular in threatening Castres' bid to make the European Challenge Cup
Jan 17, 2008: Leeds will have to wait until Saturday to learn whether they have qualified for the quarter-finals of the European Challenge Cup after they were defeated 13-3 by Castres at the Stade Pierre-Antoine.
Jan 17, 2008: Head to head preview statistics
Jan 16, 2008: Jonny Wilkinson is set to end specualtion about his playing future by penning a new deal with Premiership side Newcastle Falcons this week.
Jan 12, 2008: Castres wrapped up a solid 9-27 win away in Italy on Saturday afternoon in their Pool 5 match.
Jan 12, 2008: Lionel Nallet admitted it came as a "massive surprise" to be appointed the new captain of France.
Dec 15, 2007: Fabien Pelous hopes Leicester will feel the heat when they take on Toulouse in a crucial Heineken Cup clash tomorrow.
Dec 15, 2007: Leicester will enter a Heineken Cup cauldron tomorrow knowing defeat against French giants Toulouse could see their quarter-final hopes evaporate.
Nov 9, 2007: Leeds Carnegie shrugged off their Premiership blues to take pole position in Pool Five of the European Challenge Cup at Headingley tonight with a 35-18 win over Castres Olympique.
Nov 6, 2007: Castres Olympique launch their bid for European Challenge Cup glory against Leeds Carnegie at Headingley on Friday night with international lock Lionel Nallet admitting the French club are somewhat in the dark over what to expect from England's
Oct 20, 2007: Leicester head coach Richard Cockerill declared himself satisfied with the defending champions' start to the season after a 28-20 victory over Worcester at Welford Road.
Aug 22, 2007: Leicester have signed former France international scrum-half Christophe Laussucq.
Aug 10, 2007: Fabien Pelous will make his return to international rugby tomorrow after being named in France's team for the World Cup warm-up match against England at Twickenham.
Jun 5, 2007: Hadden has been forced to rule fly-half Gordon Ross out of the remainder of Scotland's campaign after tests showed he sustained a broken hand during Wednesday's match.
May 25, 2007: Hadden has been forced to rule fly-half Gordon Ross out of the remainder of Scotland's campaign after tests showed he sustained a broken hand during Wednesday's match.
Apr 25, 2007: Saracens have announced the signing of Scotland international Gordon Ross on a two-year contract from French club Castres.