Yannick Bru joins the management of the Sharks

Yannick Bru (49), former assistant coach of the fifteen of France, signed on Sunday with the South African franchise of the Sharks, which is based in Durban. He will be the rucks coach for European competitions. Former international hooker (18 selections), Bru was notably assistant in Toulouse (2007-2012) then in the France team (2012-2017), before … Read more

Guilhem Guirado (Montpellier): “Not far from the apotheosis”

Guilhem Guirado, Montpellier hooker, 2022 French champion: “We did 10-15 minutes of madness and we showed some pseudo-specialists that we knew how to play rugby. We scored three tries in 10 minutes, I don’t even know if it happened in the final in the Top 14. We showed that we could be consistent. The leaders … Read more

Benoît Paillaugue, champion of France with Montpellier: “We got spat on…”

Benoît Paillaugue, on Canal+, after Montpellier’s victory over Castres in the Top 14 final: “It’s confusing, it’s a mess, I don’t realize at all. We go down in history (of the club), we are the first. It’s crazy because you would have told me that at the start of the season, I would have laughed. … Read more

With Matthieu Jalibert, Charles Ollivon, Virimi Vakatawa and 17 neophytes for the French team’s summer tour in Japan

List of 42 for Japan Pillars (7) : Gros (Toulon), Priso (La Rochelle), Perchaud (Bayonne), Bamba (Lyon), Falatea (Clermont), Laclayat (Oyonnax), Aldegheri (Toulouse)Hookers (3) : Bourgarit (La Rochelle), Mauvaka (Toulouse), C. Tolofua (Toulon)Second-line (5) : Flament (Toulouse), Lavault (La Rochelle), Rebbadj (Toulon), Picquette (La Rochelle), Jolmes (UBB)Third-line (8) : Ollivon (Toulon), Diallo (Racing 92), Tanga … Read more

Top 14 – Serfontein magnificent, Seuteni passes through: the notes of Montpellier – Bordeaux – Top 14 2021-2022 – Rugby

Top 14 – Serfontein magnificent, Seuteni passes through: the notes of Montpellier – Bordeaux – Top 14 2021-2022 – Rugby TOP 14 – The Héraultais were guided by a great Jan Serfontein, while the substitute scrum half Gela Aprasidze surprised by passing two long distance penalties, while he almost never stumbles in match. On the … Read more

Christophe Urios after the defeat of UBB in the semi-finals of Top 14: “There is no debate”

Christophe Urios (UBB manager after the defeat in the semi-finals against Montpellier): “It’s a tough night. The course comes to an abrupt end. Today (Saturday), you could say it’s a logical evening. The best won. There is no debate, they were more aggressive than us, they played better rugby than us. I find it hard … Read more

Jelonch after the elimination of Toulouse against Castres: “We came across a big team”

Anthony Jelonch (Toulouse) at the microphone of Canal +: “We showed a lot of indiscipline, the two yellows hurt us a lot. Castres is a big team, they wanted to take us ahead, they did it well. We were able to respond well in a few phases, we didn’t use enough balls carried. They showed … Read more

in video, the impressive pre-match speech of Rennes

SCAN SPORT – Before the Federal 1 final on Sunday, the chat in the locker room was incredibly intense. Chills guaranteed. Rennes’ crazy season ended in style. The Bretons had already acquired their rise in National 1 (4e division). But, Sunday afternoon in Valence d’Agen, the Rennes Etudiants Club disputed the final of Fédérale 1 … Read more

Christophe Urios (Union Bordeaux-Bègles): “We have restored a truth”

Christopher Urios: “In the second half, I got the response I was looking for. In first, we were tense, imprecise, which did not allow us to start the game well. After the break, it was better, we did not get lost. With the week we’ve had, it makes sense. Maxime Lucu was good, but above … Read more