Six rookies for Racing including South African full-back Warrick Gelant

Racing, sixth in the Top 14, announced on Monday the arrival of six new players including South African Warrick Gelant, one of the Springboks’ reserves at the 2019 World Cup where he played two matches in the first phase. groups. Gelant (27, 9 caps) is a professional back who has just won the United Rugby … Read more

Top 14: Montpellier celebrates its Place de la Comédie title

(Sy. Thomas/The Team) After a night of celebration in Paris, Montpellier residents arrived at around 7:30 p.m. at Montpellier Sud de France station, before heading to Place de la Comédie. (Sy. Thomas/The Team) Place de la Comédie, the MHR players presented the Shield of Brennus. (Sy. Thomas/The Team) The crowd had the opportunity to touch … 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

Mathieu Babillot, beaten with Castres by Montpellier in the final of the Top 14: “This ename is catastrophic”

Mathieu Babillot, on Canal+, after the defeat of Castres in front of Montpellier (10-29) in the final of the Top 14: “What is certain is that this match ename is catastrophic, we must not lie to ourselves. Congratulations to this Montpellier team who countered us, who took advantage of our flaws at the start of … Read more

Mohed Altrad after the coronation of Montpellier: “It will take others to establish an institution”

Mohed Altrad, president of Montpellier, at the microphone of Canal + after the victory against Castres on Friday in the final of the Top 14: “I spent time understanding rugby. I made mistakes, I corrected them. My mistakes were stigmatized sometimes excessively. We searched for our identity to the point that we ended up getting … 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. 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. I … Read more

World Rugby “concerned by allegations about working conditions” at the 2023 World Cup organizing committee

The International Rugby Federation (World Rugby) said on Thursday “worrying about the allegations on working conditions” within the organizing committee of the 2023 World Cup in France after the French Ministry of Sports seized the labor inspectorate following the investigation published on Wednesday by The Team. “World Rugby has raised its concerns with the committee’s … Read more

Pierre-Louis Barassi in Toulouse until 2025

After the formalization of the arrival of Melvyn Jaminet during the day on Tuesday, Stade Toulousain communicated on the duration of the contract of its new Lyon recruit, Pierre-Louis Barassi (24 years old). The young international center (3 selections) has signed up until 2025. In 2018, he won the title of world champion under 20 … Read more

Louis Picamoles and François Trinh-Duc summoned with the French Barbarians

The group of French Barbarians Esteban Abadié (Brive), Mathieu Acèbes (Perpignan), Pierre Aguillon (Castres), Thomas Berjon (La Rochelle), Nicolas Corato (Pau), Nans Ducuing (Bordeaux-Bègles), Jean-Baptiste Dubié (Bordeaux-Bègles), Louis Foursans (Montpellier), Anthime Hémery (Racing 92), Arthur Joly (Perpignan), Adrien Lapègue (Stade Français), Raphaël Lagarde (Agen), Samuel Marques (Carcassonne), Clément Maynadier (Bordeaux-Bègles), Adrien Pélissié (Clermont) , Louis … Read more