James Hook http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/33359/all en RugbyU: Perpignan gatecrash Noves' 1,000th Toulouse game http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130215/rugbyu-perpignan-gatecrash-noves-1000th-toulouse-game <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>South African centre Gavin Hume scored the only try as Perpignan defeated Toulouse 19-18 on Friday to shatter Guy Noves' dream of celebrating his 1,000th match with the French champions with victory.</p> <p>Hume scored with 10 minutes left with Welsh fly-half James Hook kicking the crucial extras as Perpignan came back from 18-12 down to condemn Toulouse to a first loss at their Stade Ernest-Wallon home in almost three years.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130215/rugbyu-perpignan-gatecrash-noves-1000th-toulouse-game" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Guy Noves Human Interest James Hook Labor Law Rugby union Top 14 AFP Fri, 15 Feb 2013 23:00:46 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5757241 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: Clermont go top with crucial win at Perpignan http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131129/rugbyu-clermont-go-top-crucial-win-at-perpignan <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>French Top 14 favourites Clermont took over at the top of the table ahead of Saturday's matches with an entertaining 30-23 win at Perpignan on Friday night.</p> <p>Fiji centre Noa Nakaitaci, scrum-half Thierry Lacrampe and left-wing Julien Malzieu scored tries for the Vulcans while the hosts earnt a losing bonus thanks to a penalty try and a score from winger Sofiane Guitoune.</p> <p>Wales international fly-half James Hook kicked two conversions and three penalties for the Catalans.</p> <div class="field 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with an entertaining 30-23 win at Perpignan on Friday night.</p> <p>Fiji centre Noa Nakaitaci, scrum-half Thierry Lacrampe and left-wing Julien Malzieu scored tries for the Vulcans while the hosts earnt a losing bonus thanks to a penalty try and a score from winger Sofiane Guitoune.</p> <p>Wales international fly-half James Hook kicked two conversions and three penalties for the Catalans.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131130/rugbyu-clermont-go-top-crucial-win-at-perpignan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Human Interest James Hook Rugby union Scrum AFP Sat, 30 Nov 2013 14:47:28 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6004893 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: Munster hammer Perpignan to take charge of group http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131208/rugbyu-munster-hammer-perpignan-take-charge-group <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Two-time European champions Munster went top of Pool 6 on Sunday after an impressive 36-8 demolition of previous tabletoppers Perpignan in Limerick.</p> <p>Munster have a two-point lead over English outfit Gloucester, who beat Edinburgh 23-12 in Scotland.</p> <p>Perpignan are third on six and Edinburgh on four with three games remaining.</p> <p>Munster took the game by the scruff of the neck from the start and by the 35th minute were 22-0 up having scored three tries, the last one a scintillating 45-metre solo effort by Irish international Keith Earls down the right wing.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131208/rugbyu-munster-hammer-perpignan-take-charge-group" target="_blank">read more</a></p> James Hook Keith Earls Rugby union AFP Sun, 08 Dec 2013 16:35:09 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6013300 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: Connacht stun four-time champions Toulouse http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131208/rugbyu-connacht-stun-four-time-champions-toulouse <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Irish province Connacht produced perhaps the greatest upset in the history of the European Cup on Sunday in beating four-time champions Toulouse 16-14 in France to round off a weekend which saw all four Irish sides win.</p> <p>Connacht, who had lost 10 successive matches since recording their only win of the season over Italian side Zebre in the European Cup opening pool game, had former Scotland fly-half Dan Parks to thank largely for their success as he scored 11 points.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131208/rugbyu-connacht-stun-four-time-champions-toulouse" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Heineken Cup James Hook Rugby union AFP Sun, 08 Dec 2013 18:51:20 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6013428 at http://www.globalpost.com