Achilles tendon rupture for Australia prop Taniela Tupou

Tupou is the fourth Wallaby to suffer an Achilles tendon injury this season. A scourge that Australians want to investigate. Australia coach Dave Rennie confirmed on Friday that Taniela Tupou has suffered a ruptured Achilles tendon. The pillar of Tongan origin could still be reinstated for the 2023 World Cup in France. He had been … Read more

“The XV of France plays a rugby that works and wins”

Usually confined to the role of understudy for Antoine Dupont, the UBB scrum-half looks back on his match against Japan. Defend their often cautious choices. And speaks about the departure of Christophe Urios from Bordeaux-Bègles. How did you receive this first tenure on French soil?Maxim Lucu: It was an appointment that I had to bring … Read more

Matthieu Jalibert, the game-changing joker

By David Reyrat Posted 3 hours ago, Update 3 hours ago Matthieu Jalibert, pierces the Japanese defense, Sunday, at the Stadium of Toulouse. LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP Without waiting, the joker sprang from its box. It has been four minutes since Matthieu Jalibert took over from Romain Ntamack. Little footwork for himself, acceleration, fixing, passing. A … … Read more

an England-All Blacks shock, Italy dreams of a new exploit against the Springboks

On alternating current since the beginning of the year, England and New Zealand will seek to dispel doubts during the biggest poster, on paper, of this weekend of autumn tests in the northern hemisphere. England-All Blacks, revenge in the air Beaten at home by Argentina (30-29) two weeks ago for the first time since 2006, … Read more

the ex-Clermontois Matsushima on the bench against France

Former Clermont player Kotaro Matsushima will start Japan’s autumn test against the XV of France on Sunday (2:00 p.m.) in Toulouse, Brave Blossoms coach Jamie Joseph announced on Friday. Returning to his country this summer after playing for two seasons in Auvergne, Matsushima had launched on the right wing the last two games lost by … Read more

Scottish Dempsey’s first start against Argentina

Third line Jack Dempsey will start his first game with the Scottish XV on Saturday in Edinburgh in the last test match of November against Argentina, the Scottish FA announced on Thursday. The former Australian international (28, 14 caps), selected for the first time with the XV du Chardon three weeks ago under new World … Read more

Erasmus suspended for two matches after his tweets on the arbitration of the Springboks

South African director of rugby Rassie Erasmus has been handed a two-match ban for his recent controversial refereeing tweets against the Springboks, World Rugby announced on Thursday. The former Springboks manager, who he led to the world title in 2019, posted several videos on social media earlier this week that seemed to question the decisions … Read more

three-week suspension for Pieter-Steph du Toit

Excluded in the 11th minute of the match between France and South Africa (30-26), Pieter-Steph du Toit received a three-week suspension. It will ultimately be less than Antoine Dupont. While the captain of the Blues received a four-week suspension for having tipped Cheslin Kolbe up in the air, the South African receives (only) three weeks … Read more

fans have heart

SCAN SPORT – On the initiative of the French Federation of Rugby Supporters, a collection of clothes and toys is organized until the end of November for the benefit of Emmaüs. Franck Lemann is a very busy man. Director of Information Systems in the “civilian” sector, he has also been the president of the French … Read more

crowned last year, Antoine Dupont nominated for the title of best player of the year 2022

Crowned in 2021, the scrum half of the Blues will aim for the pass of two, like Richie McCaw and Beauden Barrett before him. He will defend his title of best player in the world. World Rugby unveiled on Monday the shortlist of players nominated for the title of best player of the year 2022. … Read more