Incidents at the Stade de France: Liverpool supporters ‘will never forgive’

Incidents at the Stade de France: Liverpool supporters ‘will never forgive’

We don’t know if it was the presence of the fans’ representatives in front of him that made him say that. But from the beginning of the debates, François-Noël Buffet, chairman of the Senate Law Committee, concluded in one sentence: “Let’s be clear and blunt, because it is now clear: England fans were not the … Read more

Kélian Galletier (Montpellier) about 2018 final against Castres: “It remains difficult”

“What memories do you have of this final?It was my first final at the Stade de France, even though I had already played with the French team there, it was a great event. It was a pride to bring this club back to the final seven years after 2011. We had had a great season, … Read more

Sale of OL imminent: board advanced, Textor on pole

The change of boss at OL is becoming increasingly apparent and should be confirmed this Monday evening. The board of directors of OL Groupe, which was initially scheduled for Tuesday at 5 p.m., has just been brought forward 24 hours and will therefore take place on Monday afternoon. At the request of the company, the … Read more

Three duels follow in the Montpellier-UBB Top 14 semi-finals

Mohamed Haouas – Thierry Paiva In the final phase, the scrum takes on an even more important dimension, when each team tries to get the slightest penalty that can bring the advantage. On Saturday evening, Mohamed Haouas (28) and Thierry Paiva (26) therefore have a part of the fate of the semi-final in their hands. … Read more

Philippe Saint-André (Montpellier) for semifinal against UBB: “Have no complexes”

“What is the mood of the players for this semi-final?They are already hot (smile)† We are prepared, determined. We’ve been given the right to be in the final four, we’re preparing for this half with a mixture of detachment and determination. We are going to play against a great Bordeaux team, in a final stage … Read more

Pierre-Henry Broncan (Castres) on Antoine Dupont: “Except making him eat a Buitoni pizza…”

Before training on the lawn of the Allianz Arena this Thursday, the Castres attended a press conference early in the afternoon to give their final impressions before their semi-final against Toulouse, their best foes, on Friday. Even if Pierre-Henry Broncan, the coach of the Tarn team, stated that the notion of derby could not exist … Read more

Melvyn Jaminet (USAP) after victory at Stade Montois: ‘I can leave with relief’

Melvyn Jaminet, back of Perpignan, winner of Stade Montois (41-16) and retained in the Top 14: “We couldn’t have hoped for better. The entry contest, we had it all in mind. Everyone worked very well this week and it showed in the end result. We knew that Mont-de-Marsan was not won at home, that they … Read more

Ronan O’Gara (La Rochelle) after defeat to Toulouse: ‘There was no photo’

Ronan O’Gara, manager of Stade Rochelais, beaten by Toulouse (33-28) “We can’t hide our disappointment. It was a big disappointment (Saturday) evening to give such a performance. The preparation was fine. Everyone came here to win, that was the goal. But we learned a lesson in combativeness and aggressiveness in the rucks. The best team … Read more

Toulouse offers La Rochelle and meets Castres in the Top 14 semifinals

The game: 33-28 Without offending de Rochelais and even taking into account the shared attempts, four all over, and the fairly close final score, this semi-final was folded in less than twenty minutes, the first. With two flashes from Antoine Dupont and as many tries (Pierre Fouyssac in the 8th, Dupont in the 13th), a … Read more

Bayonne outclasses Mont-de-Marsan, wins the Pro D2 title and wins his ticket to the Top 14

The game: 49-20 It’s cruel because as leaders of the Pro D2 Championship, de Montois have lost hard for almost the entire season (25 days out of 30) to a very generous, inspired, lively and attacking Bayonne team, as evidenced by the six attempts Galarza made. and his team scored. teammates, including a double for … Read more