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Big spending Top 14 side Toulon's two high-profile close season signings, Wallaby flyhalf Matt Giteau and veteran England lock Simon Shaw have started training.
Joe Rokocoko, the big All Black wing of Fijian origin, has only just arrived at Bayonne but has already declared himself on love with the place.
Injuries are part and parcel of top-level rugby. For Joe van Niekerk, however, a freak lung injury - suffered over a month ago - very nearly cost him more than just his rugby career.
Four matches in the Top 14 have been postponed, four for mumps and one for rain. They have been rescheduled,
It was not a full round, Round 10, not with three matches postponed, two for mumps and one for rain. This will naturally produce an unsatisfactory log.
On Saturday at glamorous Stade de France, Stade Français rose up and toppled the log leaders in the great Parisian tradition of revolution. Against their bewildered visitors up from the Massif Central the pink Parisians scored five tries to one - and it could have been an even bigger difference.
Mumps is still playing its part in France's Top 14 fixtures and two matches have been postponed as a result. The matches Lyon vs Montpellier and Biarritz vs Bayonne have been postponed.
Brive have acquired former Shark Riaan Swanepoel, a sturdy threequarter, as a medical joker.
On the past weekend the Ligue Nationale de Rugby postponed the Round 9 match between Lyon and Bordeaux-Bègles because Lyon had an outbreak of mumps.
Clermont's Kiwi coach Vern Cotter signed an extension to his contract on Monday, the new deal tying him to the French Top 14 side until 2014.
Toulon are hoping to sign England lock Simon Shaw as injury cover for South African Bakkies Botha, the French Top 14 side said on Sunday.
One match was postponed and for the rest the only surprise of a kind was Racing-Métro's victory over log-leaders Castres and the size of Clermont's victory over Biarritz who are now well settled at the bottom of the log.
Gurthrö Steenkamp is on the bench for Toulouse who play Stade Français in a Top 14 match in Toulouse on Saturday. It will be the Springbok's first appearance for his new club.
It was an error-ridden match at Stade Pierre-Antoine in the steady rain on Friday night when Castres hosted Racing-Métro - a largely drab affair till the last three minutes, a try and what followed - an absorbing 10 minutes.
Three-time French champions Castres will look to build on their stunning start to the Top 14 campaign on Friday with an eighth successive win when they host Racing-Metro.
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