a lap of honor at the Stade de France and a tournament in Marcoussis for 220 young people

Children from all over France competed this Saturday in Marcoussis on the occasion of the Orange Rugby Challenge, of which Emile Ntamack is the sponsor. An unmissable event for the 200 apprentice rugbymen and rugbywomen from the 46 qualified teams (out of the 1,100 who took part in the departmental and then regional selections). An … Read more

England winger Jonny May positive for Covid on arrival in Australia

The England rugby team suffered a major blow ahead of the start of their tour of Australia with the FA announcing on Friday that winger Jonny May had tested positive for Covid-19. May, 32, who had knee activation in January, became symptomatic upon arriving in Perth on Wednesday. According to guidelines from the Western Australian … Read more

Suffering from dementia at 42, former All Black Hayman is “at the bottom of the bucket”

The former right pillar passed by RC Toulon attributed himself to the ailments he has suffered since the end of his career. The former right pillar of the All Blacks, Carl Hayman (45 selections), is suffering from dementia at the age of 42, due to repeated concussions. The former RC Toulon player (2010-2015) spoke about … Read more

the time before the return of a player who suffered a prolonged concussion

World Rugby is having its protocols for the gradual return to play of a player who has suffered a concussion assessed. From now on, he will only be allowed to play again from the 7the day after the shock only with the approval of an independent physician. Those who have “a history of concussion or … Read more

in video, the demonstration of the “French” Barbarians against England

The British Barbarians, with a strong tricolor connotation (23 players from the Top 14, including 19 French), taught England a lesson on Sunday at Twickenham. Charles Ollivon, captain of the British Barbarians assembled and led by Fabien Galthié, can be proud. At the end of the day on Sunday, the team made up of 23 … Read more

the 19 French Barbarians on their way to the tour in Japan, according to Galthié

The nineteen French players who participated in the victory of the Barbarians against England (52-21) will be in the group of 42 for the Blues tour in Japan, announced Sunday the coach of the XV of France Fabien Galthié. “There, at the end of the match, they were told that the nineteen players were selected. … Read more

Japan beats Uruguay (34-15) before facing the XV of France

Japan, the next opponent of the XV of France in two test matches in July, dominated Uruguay 34-15 on Saturday in Tokyo. The quarter-finalist of the last World Cup in 2019 at home, which aligned a mixed team mixing executives and less experienced players, scored five tries thanks to Koga Nezuka, Tevita Tatafu, Kosuke Horikoshi, … Read more

the beautiful story of Vakatawa and Botia, aligned in the center against England

After hearing the echo of a moving anecdote, Fabien Galthié decided to start Botia (planned in the 3rd line) in the center alongside Vakatawa. We knew Fabien Galthié’s coaching qualities, but not yet his sentimental side. The one who is in charge of Barbarians for the game against England on Sunday, has decided to review … Read more

the British Barbarians with 10 French starters and a Couilloud-Hastoy hinge

The Barbarians face England on Sunday at Twickenham for a gala match with a strong French accent. The gala match between the British Barbarians and the XV de la Rose on Sunday at Twickenham (4 p.m.) will have an air of crunch between France and England. The coach of the XV of France, Fabien Galthié, … Read more

Damian McKenzie re-engages with the All Blacks until the end of 2023

New Zealand fullback or opener Damian McKenzie (27, 40 caps), after a season spent with the Japanese Suntory Sungoliath franchise, has signed a new contract with the All Blacks until the end of 2023, announced the New Zealand Rugby Federation (NZR) on Friday. McKenzie, who immediately joined the New Zealand Waikato Chiefs franchise (Super Rugby), … Read more