USAP/SOREDE RUGBY BIARRITZ OLYMPIQUE 12 – USAP 16 With Mike Thomas, Sorède   At last a coveted away win for the Catalans, against the once mighty Biarritz Olympique. To put the matter into context…

  RUGBY A XV USAP 20 – STADE TOULOUSSAIN 16 with Mike Thomas, Sorède   In another night of high tension and drama at the Aime’ Giral, USAP scraped home by four points against a…

Mike Thomas, Sorede USAP kicked the weekend off with a magnificent 28-16 victory against second placed Montpelier to climb to sixth place in the Top Quatorze. They pleased their fans with their open, attacking style…

HOOKY HOOKED With Mike Thomas, Sorede James Hook, the USAP star with 70 Welsh International caps to his name, has signed a further contract with the Catalan outfit that will take him up to June…

BRAVE USAP RACING METRO(PARIS) 19 – USAP (PERPIGNAN) 16 With Mike Thomas, Sorède Another pulsating, high energy USAP performance that ended in narrow defeat.  Is this to be the story of the season?  This is…

Bayonne  31 – USAP 20 With Mike Thomas, Sorède In the space of 8 minutes early in the second half three USAP players received yellow cards for foul play and at one point the Catalans…

  USAP USURPED   USAP PERPIGNAN 27- STADE FRANCAIS PARIS 28 with Mike Thomas Sorede.   In another night of suspense and high drama the Catalan outfit were two points to the good against the…

  DRAGONS DEFIANT   DRAGONS CATALAN 22 – WIGAN WARRIORS 8. Mike Thomas. Sorede   The Dragons defiant defence was the telling factor in this important victory against a somewhat below par Wigan Warriors.  During…

  USAP Sublime USAP Perpignan  26 – Castres Olympique 23   by Mike Thomas, Sorede   With only three minutes to go and four points to the good it looked like French Champions Castres were…

  HOOK SUPERB AT FIFTEEN   USAP 14 – CLERMONT AUVERGNE 14 with Mike Thomas, Sorede   I concur entirely with L’Independant Samedi 3 Aout that “l’arriere Hook était excellent et très efficace au pied”.…