“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

towards a very long absence for the All Black Perenara

Injured against England, New Zealander TJ Perenara should be out for several months. New Zealand scrum-half TJ Perenara is likely to be sidelined for a long time after rupturing his Achilles tendon in the dying minutes of a 25-25 draw with England on Saturday. Perenara, 30, had to be helped off the pitch after collapsing … Read more

France-Japan: the three men of the new era of Japanese rugby

Japanese rugby paid a heavy price for the Covid: it was shut down for more than a year just after obtaining the best results in its history: this World Cup at home where, winner of Ireland ( 19-12) and Scotland (28-21), he seduced to reach the quarter-finals. A year 2020 without an international meeting and … Read more

in video, the summary of the exploit of Georgia against Wales

Georgia beat Wales (13-12) for the first time in rugby history on Saturday in Cardiff. The Georgians came back from a 9-point deficit at the break and won thanks to a penalty from Luka Matkava two minutes from the end of the game. “It’s incredible. This is the second time this season that we have … Read more

after an incredible comeback, the English snatch a draw against the All Blacks

After a completely crazy end to the match, England and New Zealand parted ways in a draw (25-25). England canceled out an unexpected 25-25 draw with New Zealand on Saturday night as they ran up a 19-point deficit with 9 minutes to play. The All Blacks had achieved a top performance so far: dominant in … Read more

12 tries, eight minutes of added time and six cards, Scotland’s victory against Argentina in a crazy game

Some very good and some less good in a spectacular match at Murrayfield. Scotland win 52-29 against Argentina. It was old-fashioned rugby in one of the temples of world rugby. At Murrayfield, Scots and Argentines played a lot with the hand, used little foot and went blow for blow, sometimes literally. At home, Chardon was … Read more

Wilkinson, McCaw, Dusautoir…, present at an amateur match in the Basque Country

SCAN SPORT – Some big stars of world rugby will attend the derby between Saint-Pée-sur-Nivelle and Ciboure this Sunday. The information is revealed by the regional daily Sud-Ouest. This Sunday, at 3 p.m., the Basque derby between Saint-Pée-sur-Nivelle and Ciboure takes place, in the “Regional 2” championship. And some of the biggest stars of world … Read more

Italy come down (hard) to earth against South Africa

Despite a very good first period, the Italians were then unable to do anything against the Springboks (21-63). The weeks follow each other and are not alike for Italy. A week after achieving a historic feat by dominating Australia, the Transalpine suffered the law of South Africans (21-63). Springboks who were jostled in the first … Read more

in video, the summary of Portugal-United States, the qualifying final for the 2023 World Cup

The Portuguese snatched the draw, 16-16, in stoppage time, to qualify for the 2023 World Cup. Coached by former French international Patrice Lagisquet, the Portuguese scored the first try of the game on a good first-hand action concluded by Béziers winger Raffaele Storti (8th). But they failed to take the lead, the Americans staying in … Read more