Saracens delivered another superb display of rugby skill and mental resilience to eventually overcome the challenge of Clermont Auvergne 28-17 and retain the European Champions Cup after a gripping final at Murrayfield on Saturday.
A controversial merger between top French clubs Racing 92 and Stade Francais that sparked an outcry from players, fans and officials has been abandoned, Racing 92 president Jacky Lorenzetti said Sunday.
Centres founded by former French rugby union international Serge Betsen are teaching children in his native Cameroon how to play the sport, but also giving them a chance to advance towards a brighter future.
Top French rugby clubs Racing 92 and Stade Francais, who between them have won the last two Top 14 titles, on Monday announced a shock plan to merge from next season.
France relied on the boot of Camille Lopez as they laboured to a 22-16 home win against Scotland in the Six Nations on Sunday.
Elliot Daly's dramatic try four minutes from time saw Grand Slam champions England come from behind to beat Wales 21-16 in a Six Nations international in Cardiff on Saturday.
Australia beat France 25-23 in a thrilling one-off rugby union Test match at the Stade de France on Saturday.
Ireland ended a century-long losing streak to claim a historic first-ever win over New Zealand here Saturday, sending the All Blacks spinning to a 40-29 defeat with a scintillating display.