where to watch Japan-France and five things to know before the second Blues Test match

The XV of France finds the Japanese in their last game of the international season this Saturday morning (7.45 a.m.) in Tokyo. Where can you watch the Blues’ first friendly? As for the first test match of Tour XV France in Japan, it is TF1 that broadcasts the second confrontation between the Japanese and the … Read more

Laurent Labit on the Blues’ onslaught: “Create a kind of mess”

“Max Spring had a great game with the British Barbarians at Twickenham against England. He trained with a starting number this week. What can you tell us about its qualities?The composition will be given tomorrow (Thursday) but we can see Max’ progress with his club. One by one he climbed the ladder to become a … Read more

new ordeal for the Brave Blossoms against the XV of France

Japan meets the blues this Saturday morning (8am) in the opening of the summer tour. Their first real meeting since… the 2019 World Cup! Rarely has a “test match” for the Japanese national rugby team earned its name in such a way. A year before the World Cup, the Brave Blossoms will play XV of … Read more

featuring Japan-France and five questions about the Blues’ first friendly

The XV of France challenges the Japanese this Saturday morning (8:00 am) for the first game of their summer tour. Where can you watch the Blues’ first friendly? After much hesitation to know if the tour of the XV. would be broadcast by France, it was TF1 that eventually acquired the rights to the double … Read more

“Players who go to Japan with us have everything to gain,” promises Ibanez

The 42 players selected for the Tour XV of France in Japan “have everything to gain because they can position themselves for the 2023 World Cup”, the Blues manager assures in an interview with AFP. What do you expect from this first tour in Japan?Raphael Ibanez: We hope for players who are fully invested, determined … 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