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Rugby – Top 14 – Biarritz snatches victory against La Rochelle in Top 14

At the end of the seventeenth day of the Championship, the Rochelais in numerical inferiority lost in stoppage time (27-24) Sunday evening in Aguilera against Biarritz Olympique. Toulon now occupies the last place in the standings. The match: 27-24 They believed in it until the end and they were right. Faced with too undisciplined Rochelais (three yellow cards), the Biarrots inherited a penalty in the 79th minute, match point which turned into a refused try (80th), but with a new penalty at the key. The Basques again and again chose the penalty, three times consecutively since the Rochelais were at fault without stopping. The Biarrots were not rewarded until they scored a try (80th + 3) by Da Ros but they were refused since at that time there were two balls on the ground and Tawera...
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Rugby – Tournament – Six Nations Tournament: the French trials

Find in video the tests of the first match of the fifteen of France in the Six Nations Tournament, against Italy, at the Stade de France. 17th: the Italians score the first try of the match after a scramble by Melvyn Jaminet under a high ball. Paolo Garbisi extends a kicking pass to winger Tommaso Menoncello, who flirts with the line and flattens in the in-goal.read also The film of France - Italy 26th: Anthony Jelonch intercepts a naïve pass from Italian scrum-half Stephen Varney after a touch fumbled by the Transalpins. The French third line accelerates and offers a dive in the in-goal, in the face and under the beard of Monty Ioane.40th: the French forwards ensure the conquest on a penalty touch. Antoine Dupont spreads towards the three-quarters who all play on one step, to perfe...
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Rugby – Top 14 – Toulon falls to Mayol against Castres and sinks into the Top 14

Defeat of Toulon at home (10-22) Saturday evening in front of Castres during the seventeenth day of the French Championship. This is the third success outside the Tarn this season. Toulon remains penultimate. The match: 10-22 What clumsiness! How many lost balloons! How many mistakes! We even wonder how Toulon did not take a heavier defeat at Mayol after such an anthology of bad choices, technical waste, badly ended inspirations... Saturday evening, the RCT was really in its place, c that is to say at the bottom of the ranking, and if he does not go up immediately, it is only fair as he was below everything, and especially the expectations of his supporters. read also The Toulon-Castres movie After a European campaign which saw them take the lead, the Castres knew, as usual, to t...
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Rugby – Tournament – Ireland outclasses Wales for the opening of the Six Nations Tournament

Next opponent of the fifteen of France (February 12, 5:45 p.m.) who faces Italy on Sunday (4 p.m.), Ireland made short work of the Welsh (29-7), Saturday afternoon at the Aviva Dublin Stadium, at the opening of the 2022 Six Nations Tournament. The match: 29-7 The next opponent of the fifteen of France (Saturday February 12, 5:45 p.m.) promises to be a sacred piece of resistance. Indeed, without ever giving the impression of engaging violently on the advantage line as they had done to defeat the All Blacks last autumn, the Irish gave the Welsh just one chance to score points, on Saturday at the Aviva Stadium, packed to the brim for the opening of the 2002 Six Nations Tournament and also the tribute paid to his old warrior Tom Kiernan, nicknamed The Gray Fox, rear (54 caps between 1960 a...
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Rugby – Top 14 – Toulouse – Composition: Toulouse with a Germain hinge

Facing Perpignan this Saturday (3 p.m.), Baptiste Germain and Nanaï-Williams will form the Toulouse hinge. Tistan Tedder will start with USAP, against his former club. For this perilous trip to Perpignan, Stade Toulousain has decided to field Baptiste Germain, back from injury, and Tim Nanaï-Williams at the hinge. Recently called up with the Blues, Thibaud Flament and Matthis Lebel are on the bench. read also The 17th day of Top 14 Despite the absences of Antoine Dupont, Romain Ntamack, François Cros, Anthony Jelonch, Cyril Baille, Dorian Aldegheri, Julien Marchand, Peato Mauvaka or even Thomas Ramos, Ugo Mola can however count on the returns of Baptiste Germain, Tim Nanaï-Williams and Guillaume Cramont, all three holders. Alban Placines will be the captain for the day. Dimitri Del...
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Rugby – Top 14 – Racing 92

Facing Brive on Saturday (5 p.m.) as part of the 17th day of the French Championship, Racing 92 will field three players released by the tricolor staff, in particular Virimi Vakatawa. The three-quarter international wing Teddy Thomas, injured during the rally of the Blues, is still absent and will not return to competition for another three weeks. Released by the tricolor technical staff, the French internationals Ibrahim Diallo, Virimi Vakatawa and Donovan Taofifenua are on the match sheet to receive Brive on Saturday (5 p.m.). But not Yoann Tanga. World champion prop Trevor Nyakane, who took his first steps in his new colors last week, is expected to be in the squad again. The composition of Racing 92 Beale - D. Taofifenua, Vakatawa, Klemenczak, Imhoff - (o) Volavola, (m) Machena...
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Rugby – Top 14 – Pau pays Clermont in Top 14

At home, Sunday evening, during the 16th day of the Championship, the Béarnais won (28-20) over the ASM, too undisciplined, who lost a defensive bonus at the last minute. The match: 28-20 Long undecided, this match played in the fog of the Hameau finally saw Pau win at the finish with two tries (68th, 79th) after being behind, even depriving Clermont of his defensive bonus at the last second. , Thibault Debaes succeeding in the transformation at the last second. The Auvergnats may regret, when they were in the lead at the hour mark (16-20, two tries to one), for having been too undisciplined in the last quarter of an hour. read also Pau-Clermont's film After opening the scoring in the 15th minute by Colombet after a very nice and long sequence of passing games, it should be noted th...
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Rugby – Top 14 – LOU

In the absence of Melvyn Jaminet retained in selection, it is the Argentinian passed by the LOU who takes over the interim. On the Lyon side, Sopoaga will start at the opening, associated with Jean-Marc Doussain, Leo Berdeu released by the Blues being on the bench. On the one hand, the maintenance operation, on the other the final phase ambition. After his precious victory in Biarritz (23-25), Perpignan wants to continue on his lawn against a LOU who beat him a fortnight ago in the Challenge Cup (6-37). But USAP's priority is the championship, not Europe, and the team lined up on Saturday has nothing to do with the youth that Patrick Arlettaz had lined up for the occasion. read also Top 14 schedule and results Lyon, impressive at home but who have only won one away match (in Biarri...
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Rugby – France 7 – The two groups of the France 7 team unveiled for the Seville stage

The Seven stage makes a stopover in Seville on Friday, a week after that of Malaga. The France team has just unveiled the men's and women's groups. The two French teams (male and female) have just revealed the groups that will compete in the second stage of the seven, in Seville, a week after that of Malaga. As a reminder, the women's 7 had finished at the foot of the podium (4th) while the men, them, finished 5th. Jérôme Daret has made some changes to compose his group which will face Wales, Japan and England in Pool C. Toulon scrum-half Julien Blanc is joining the group, as is the young Bayonne, Esteban Capilla as well as Melvyn's little brother, Dylan Jaminet. The male group: Jonathan Lauger - Nisié Huyard - Joris Simon - Julien Blanc - Stephen Parez-Edo - Paulin Riva (cap) - Ne...
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Rugby – Top 14 – Racing 92 – Laurent Travers before Toulouse

Facing Toulouse this Saturday in the Top 14, Racing 92 manager Laurent Travers wants to focus on the state of mind of his team, currently 8th in the Championship, to try to get closer to the top six in the standings. Laurent Travers (Racing 92 manager): “We are several teams not to have played last week, so we find ourselves with Toulouse, in the same configuration. In this regard, I think that the two teams will be on an equal footing. We know they are in a better position than ours, so it's up to us to do what it takes to play the best game possible and get back on track. As in the European Cup matches. Laurent Travers, manager of Racing 92. “We know where we are stepping and they too have not played. They will be in a positive configuration, especially with the players they can ...