Friday, January 15, 2021

Rugby

the last group matches of the canceled European cups

The last two group days of the European Rugby Champions Cup and the Challenge Cup, scheduled for January, have been canceled and the competition will resume with playoffs, the executive director of the English Premier League announced on Thursday...

a “reinforced” health protocol, Maracineanu calls for greater caution in Ireland and England

Will the Six Nations Tournament take place? After the suspension of the next two days of the European Cup and European Rugby Challenge - to limit the circulation of the British variant of SARS-CoV-2, after the health protocol...

the two European Cups suspended to limit the circulation of the SARS-CoV-2 variant

The European Professional Club Rugby (EPCR), responsible for organizing the two European Cups in the discipline, announced, Monday, January 11, a "Temporary suspension" of the group stage of competitions. The third and fourth days were to take place...

the French government opposes the holding of the next matches against British clubs

The players of Lyon and Montpellier during their Top 14 match, January 2, 2021. JEAN-PHILIPPE KSIAZEK / AFP The spread of the English variant of SARS-CoV-2, a more contagious strain of the virus, worries the small world...

French clubs bend the EPCR, the organizer of the European Cups

French rugby is preparing to celebrate a convincing victory, in the health field rather than in sport this time. A meeting was held Monday, January 4 between the Medical Commission of the National Rugby League (LNR) and the...

Between canceled matches, forfeits and victories “with the swab”, the European Rugby Cup disoriented by the Covid-19

Friday, the Scarlets of Llanelli presented themselves alone in their enclosure in Wales, Toulon not having wanted to play the European Cup meeting. GEOFF CADDICK / AFP An unintended consequence of the Covid-19 pandemic, a 28-0...

the Blues in the same group as the All Blacks

Nine cities will host the 2023 World Cup: Saint-Denis (Stade de France), Lille, Lyon, Marseille, Bordeaux, Toulouse, Nice, Saint-Etienne and Nantes. AURELIEN MEUNIER / AFP From the "heavy" entry. The French rugby team will face...

The XV of France wavers the English, but falls in overtime

The English congratulate Owen Farrell after his winning penalty. ADRIAN DENNIS / AFPThe English press, seeing a young French team appear in the London den of Twickenham, denounced a "farce". The joke did not make...

the XV of France wins against Italy

What do we follow? The last group match of the XV of France, very redesigned, as part of the brand new Nations Cup. After a victory on the green carpet against Fiji, the Blues went to beat the...

the XV of France bis outclasses Italy and offers a final against England

A reshuffled XV of France won against Italy on Saturday at the Stade de France. ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT / AFPCan there be more beautiful tribute to Christophe Dominici than a number 11 of the XV of France...

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