Japan beat Uruguay again before hosting France

The Japan rugby team dominated Uruguay for the second time in a week on Saturday, by a wider score (43-7), in Kitakyushu (southwest), a few days before hosting France for two test-matches at the beginning of July. The Japanese, quarter-finalists of the World Cup organized on their soil in 2019, won their first clash against […]

the favorites and claws of our special correspondents

After the resounding victory of the MHR over the CO (29-10) in the final of the Top 14, find out what caught the attention of our special correspondents at the Stade de France. In Saint Denis, FAVORITES Saint Andrew’s revenge A return to the fore. Brilliantly. Philippe Saint-André led the MHR to the first French […]

“the start hurts a lot” in Castres, plague Pierre-Henry Broncan

Pierre-Henry Broncan (Castres coach, after the 29-10 defeat against Montpellier) came back to this setback in the mixed zone: “The start of the match hurt us a lot, that’s for sure. Montpellier’s first try is our action: we get into their 22, we are 10-12 meters from the line but we lose the ball, they […]

Tops/Flops Montpellier-Castres: Imperial Bouthier, non-existent Arata

Anthony Bouthier and Santiago Arata, during the 2021/2022 final of the Top 14. Panoramic A quarter of an hour of fire and an omnipresent third-row but also a scrum-half who misses and an early injury… Find the Tops and Flops of the Top 14 final between Montpellier and Castres (29-10 ). TOPS Anthony Bouthier, the […]

“there is no photo”, according to Loïc Jacquet

Loïc Jacquet (second line of Castres, after the 29-10 defeat against Montpellier) returned to the backhand in the mixed zone: “Of course I would have liked to finish with a title, that’s undeniable. On the match, there is no photo. When you see the score, the face of the match… You can’t have any regrets. […]

Without mercy against Castres, Montpellier wins its first Top 14 final

Published on : 24/06/2022 – 23:30 Montpellier inaugurated its record on Friday by winning the first title of champion of France in its history in front of Castres, in the final of the Top 14. Big first! After two defeats, against Toulouse (15-10) in 2011 then before the CO already (29-13) in 2018, Montpellier (MHR) […]

Top 14: Montpellier is already taking off against Castres

For this final, the manager of Castres Olympique Pierre-Henry Broncan has decided to line up the same starting fifteen as in the semi-final against Stade Toulousain (24-18). At the controls of their game, the Castres will be able to count on their South American hinge Arata-Urdapilleta. Behind, the pair of centers Botitu-Combezou are aligned alongside […]

Maxime Grousset in bronze on 50m freestyle

French swimmer Maxime Grousset won the bronze medal in the 50m freestyle at the Budapest World Championships on Friday. Maxime Grousset won the bronze medal in the 50m freestyle at the World Championships behind Briton Benjamin Proud (gold) and American Michael Andrew (silver) on Friday in Budapest. Grousset won his second Worlds medal after silver […]

death of Alain Plantefol, winner of the 1968 Grand Slam

He is one of the pioneers. These Blues who, in 1968, won the first Grand Slam of the XV of France. Alain Plantefol, born in Colombes in 1942, made his Racing debut late before joining Agen in 1967. He was the captain of the SUA, champion of France in 1976, beating the great Béziers in […]