Saturday, April 10, 2021

Rugby

La Rochelle qualifies for the semi-finals of the European Cup

Gregory Alldritt scored the first French try. XAVIER LEOTY / AFP No longer call it “Champions Cup” but “Champions Cup”: the main rugby competition for European clubs has taken on the French accent, with three representatives...

the “lack of lucidity” of Brice Dulin which brings down the Blues

He sounded the revolt of the Blues against the Scots by scoring a try before the break. Six days earlier, it was already he who had sprung to crucify the Welsh at the very end of the match,...

the unfinished symphony of the XV of France

The guard of honor, where the winner celebrates the loser, saw Scotland congratulate the French. The XV du Chardon had never won in Paris in the 21st century. MARTIN BUREAU / AFP An unfinished score....

third try for the XV of France, still looking for a coronation in the Tournament

What do we follow? The final match of the Six Nations of rugby between France and Scotland. In this match, postponed due to "the Covid episode" which battered the XV of France a month ago, the Blues can...

win, without getting lost in the calculations, the last equation of the XV of France

Antoine Dupont and the French face Scotland on Friday with victory in the Tournament in their sights. ANDY BUCHANAN / AFP The equation is difficult. How do you score four tries in one game against...

René Bouscatel is elected new president of the LNR

René Bouscatel, new president of the National Rugby League, March 23, 2021 in Paris. ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT / AFP In another style, the turnaround is almost worthy of the crazy comeback of the XV of France against...

the Blues had eaten the dragon

On the wire, Brice Dulin offered the victory to France against Wales. FRANCOIS MORI / AP The image of a piece flicking through the air, spinning, spinning, before slowing down in one direction or the other...

the Blues in pain

What do we follow? The rugby match between France and Wales, the Blues' fourth match in the 2021 Six Nations Tournament, fifth for the Leek XV who, in case of victory, can achieve the grand slam. After their...

Gaël Fickou, leader by example of the XV of France

Gaël Fickou during the defeat of the France team against England (23-20), Saturday March 13, in London. ALASTAIR GRANT / AP “I saw the future. He runs, tackles, scores tries and his name is Gaël...

the Blues fail to take the English fortress

The English, Maro Itoje, countered the Blues in the dying minutes of the game on Saturday. ALASTAIR GRANT / AP The fortress faltered. But at the end, like at the beginning of December in the...

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