Philippe Saint-André (Montpellier) after the defeat against Toulouse: “There is a lot of bitterness”

Philippe Saint-André (Coach of Montpellier, after the defeat (17-19) at home against Toulouse) “We lacked far too much precision, technical accuracy, we lost too many balls in conquest. There is a lot of bitterness tonight (Sunday evening) with this full stadium and this beautiful atmosphere and after a high level match, especially in the first … Read more

Toulouse outclasses Racing 92 and takes the lead in the Top 14

The game: 37-10 Victorious at home against a Racing 92 handicapped by numerous injuries (Fickou, Le Roux, Grace, Chavancy, Wade, etc.), the Toulousains were irresistible at the end of the game in a sold-out Ernest-Wallon stadium, but they had to wait for the 23rd minute, on a numerical superiority, to score their first strong try … Read more

Stuart Lancaster will lead Racing 92 from next season

There will indeed be a before and after the 2023 World Cup at Racing, a club of rare stability since it will have consumed only two chiefdoms between 2007 and 2023 – Pierre Berbizier then the Travers-Labit duo, which became solo when the second left for the France team . Next season, Laurent Travers, manager … Read more

Top 14 – Ronan O’Gara (La Rochelle) suspended for six weeks by the LNR Disciplinary Committee – Top 14 2022-2023 – Rugby

Top 14 – Ronan O’Gara (La Rochelle) suspended for six weeks by the LNR Disciplinary Committee – Top 14 2022-2023 – Rugby TOP 14 – The LNR communicated on Wednesday the various decisions and sanctions taken by the disciplinary committee against players or staff summoned for facts that took place during the 2nd and 3rd … Read more

Ronan O’Gara (La Rochelle) suspended for six weeks

Suspended for two weeks last spring for disputes with officials during the reception of Racing 92, Ronan O’Gara was again sanctioned by the disciplinary committee of the LNR. The body announced on Wednesday in a press release that the Irishman had received a six-week suspension, in particular for having “disrespecting the authority of a match … Read more

Pau brings down leader Toulouse in the Top 14

The game: 26-16 Victorious from Perpignan (16-14) at home and excellent at Clermont but not rewarded (33-24) last week, the Palois remained undefeated at home thanks to a double from their Australian winger Jack Maddoks but above all organization and stubbornness. defensive which blocked the initiatives of Toulouse. Toulouse were definitively reduced to fourteen from … Read more

Top 14 – Antoine Dupont untouchable, Gervais Cordin taken in defense … The barometer of Toulouse – Toulon – Top 14 2022-2023 – Rugby

Top 14 – Antoine Dupont untouchable, Gervais Cordin taken in defense … The barometer of Toulouse – Toulon – Top 14 2022-2023 – Rugby TOP 14 – Counting on the great form of Antoine Dupont, Stade Toulousain was easily able to get rid of Rugby Club Toulonnais this Sunday evening at Ernest-Wallon (28-8). As for … Read more

Top 14 – Frustrated but victorious, ASM wins against Pau – Top 14 2022-2023 – Rugby

Top 14 – Frustrated but victorious, ASM wins against Pau – Top 14 2022-2023 – Rugby TOP 14 – For its first match of the season at Marcel-Michelin, ASM Clermont honored its public by bringing the Pau Section into line (33-24). A Bearnais penalty try in the very last moments finally snatched the attacking bonus … Read more

Virimi Vakatawa puts an end to his career due to a heart problem

The center of the fifteen of France and Racing 92 Virimi Vakatawa must put an end to his career as a professional rugby player, at the age of 30, for an evolutionary “cardiac anomaly”. The day after the surprise announcement of his ban on playing in France, a very moving press conference took place this … Read more

Toulouse exploit in Bordeaux-Bègles at the end of the first day of Top 14

The game: 25-26 Shock at the top, there too, after a rather disappointing La Rochelle-Montpellier in terms of the game the day before, this confrontation between enemy neighbors held the public (33,000 spectators) spellbound on Sunday evening in Chaban-Delmas. Until the end, the outcome was uncertain, the very engaged debates and a few flashes of … Read more