North versus South, a victory everywhere, the focus on the “beauties”.

With New Zealand-Ireland, then Australia-England and South Africa-Wales, the posters will not be missing in the tours of the northern nations this Saturday. Between the nations of the southern hemisphere and those of the north, the par is perfect after the first two weekends of friendly matches: it is therefore the third and final confrontation, … Read more

The summer tours have got off to a strong start, with major jitters between the North and South leaders

The great European nations have crossed the globe to challenge the leaders of the South. Nice posters for rugby lovers. The summer season of Test matches begins this weekend, with New Zealanders and Irish, Australians and English, South Africans and Welsh and finally Argentinians and Scots going head-to-head for three Saturdays in a row to … Read more

France 2023 is playing, the labor inspectorate is now on board

The Rugby World Cup 2023 Organizing Committee, whose chief executive Claude Atcher is suspected of being the origin of a “deep social malaise“Learned from the staff of the body, pitches just over a year before the start of the World Cup in France. In a lengthy article published last Wednesday, L’Équipe reported in great detail … Read more

when the Biarritz Olympique Association represses the women’s section guilty of supporting Aldigé

Biarritz Olympique amateur sector president David Couzinet has decided to end the women’s team. A small revenge, according to those affected. “We got a big hit behind the head. We don’t know yet what we’re going to do next year. We need to find funding, infrastructure… We’ll see how we can get back on our … Read more

Marcq-en-Barœul accelerates to become the first Hauts-de-France club in Pro D2

The northern club, based on the National 2 (4the Division) continues its unstoppable rise. He has just started a fundraiser with a declared goal: to reach the antechamber of the Top 14 as quickly as possible. How far will Olympique Marcquois Rugby climb, 150e in the hexagonal hierarchy are there five more years? Club Marcq-en-Barœul … Read more

La Rochelle “will not change because we have a star on the jersey,” emphasizes Alldritt

The international third division club have extended their contract with La Rochelle until 2026. He discussed this contract extension and the future of the newly crowned European champion Stade Rochelais with his president. His attachment to La Rochelle Gregor Alldritt: “It is a pride to stay at this club, which is very close to my … Read more

a three-quarters French European Cup

For a place in the final, Racing 92 challenges La Rochelle and Toulouse travels to Leinster. For the fifth time (after 1998, 1999, 2005 and 2021) three French representatives are among the last four of the most beautiful European cups. A team from the top 14 is guaranteed to play in the final; Racing 92 … Read more

Toulouse, back to the future

The European champion is sentenced to heroism in Ireland against Munster. The moment to become big and indomitable again has come. Stade Toulousain is (almost) complete again after six months interrupted by the absence of international matches. A five-star workforce striving to rediscover their dominant game, their determined gestures, their winning culture. With Antoine Dupont … Read more

“Strengthening Rugby in French Sport”

MAINTENANCE – A year after being elected boss of the 30 top 14 and Pro D2 clubs, the president of the LNR draws up a post-pandemic balance sheet for Le Figaro. And shows new development paths. LE FIGARO. – How is French professional rugby doing after two years marked by the pandemic? Rene Bouscatel. – … Read more