Category Archives: Rugby Union

Rugby A Bordeaux Pressure For USAP

Bordeaux in danger, with the wind in their sails, the USAP moves without swagger, aware that it must above all overcome his psychological demons hope to bring a result. Obviously, they know it all. Bordeaux has it all: dynamic (four consecutive wins), the quality of the game (4th best attack), classification (8th, 54 points), the land (25,000 expected at Chaban-Delmas ... Read More »

Vahaamahina Potentially Dangerous

Second line of training, the original player Wallisian will be aligned as flanker against Scotland. The staff of the XV of France relies heavily on the player USAP prototype of the modern player. This is an option that had long been discussed by Philippe Saint-AndrĂ© and his staff. One idea that kept running through his head coaches traffic. It is ... Read More »


After two wins have not removed all doubts, the Blues defy the Welsh Friday night in Cardiff. A feat to launch the Grand Slam. Millennium immense cathedral screw cap. Sumptuous Welsh songs sung fervently by 76,000 chests. Red Devils overexcited, revenge. The stage is set. We will know. Whether the XV de France marrow, talent, and most importantly, the key ... Read More »

Maestri: “A Ferocious Desire To Get Well”

The second line in Toulouse, replacing against the English, do not hesitate to speak of revenge against Italy, who beat the Blues last year. He also mentioned his status as successor, who will push harder. What Is Your View On The Italian Team? Yoann Maestri: It is necessary that we have a lot of respect for this team. In February, ... Read More »

Victory Or Nothing

Poor in 2013, the Blues were ordered to beat England in the opening Six Nations on Saturday at the Stade de France (1800). They hammered all week. “There is no more excuses!” From coach Philippe Saint-Andre, master, Pascal Pape, through all the soldiers of the XV of France. All except Jules Plisson, exempt from confidences to “preserve the media pressure.” ... Read More »

Rugby XV of France Loses Dusautoir And Guitoune

The XV of France lived a nightmare Sunday losing one after two of his players for the Six Nations, his captain Thierry Dusautoir and his wingman Sofiane Guitoune. The two stories, those that feared every weekend the Blues manager Philippe Saint-Andre, fell less than two hours apart. An exception and a finisher with full confidence tackle: the Blues have lost ... Read More »

Rugby: Laporte Reiterates Its Violent Remarks About Cardona

Bernard Laporte, the manager of Toulon, has reiterated his strong remarks about the referee Laurent Cardona, who had angered after the defeat to Grenoble. Toulon manager Bernard Laporte, author of about violent referee Laurent Cardona on Thursday reiterated Saturday, January 11 by calling again the official “pipe” and “incompetent.” Asked on the sidelines of the victory of RCT face Cardiff ... Read More »

Pisson: “I Like Having Responsibilities”

On the way of training, it is a Jules Plisson angels who told us his joy at being summoned with the XV of France. At 22, the Parisian wants to cross a level and ensures that it has grown since the last convocation in Blue. You Imagine Happy After This Summons With The Blues Jules Plisson: I’m really happy to ... Read More »

AB With Patience And Desire

Challenge committees. Under 26 years. Armagnac-Bigorre 30 – 20 Bearn Beautiful first winter day, the sun and cool season, which gave the public a desire, many came to encourage his. The stage is set, place game Pocket with a defeat (against Catalan Countries), the Bearn must at all costs win this match. As a hen three, only the first will ... Read More »

Stade Toulousain: More Please

European Cup. 4th day. The Toulouse must now string together a good run. Having corrected this after a week of working together, Toulouse must now mark their territory, Heineken Cup as Top 14 for the month and a half ahead. And suddenly the sky turned black Galway. Gillian Galan, one player on the scoresheet, not having played just finished his ... Read More »