Guilhem Guirado (Montpellier): “Not far from the apotheosis”

Guilhem Guirado, Montpellier hooker, 2022 French champion: “We did 10-15 minutes of madness and we showed some pseudo-specialists that we knew how to play rugby. We scored three tries in 10 minutes, I don’t even know if it happened in the final in the Top 14. We showed that we could be consistent. The leaders … Read more

Benoît Paillaugue, champion of France with Montpellier: “We got spat on…”

Benoît Paillaugue, on Canal+, after Montpellier’s victory over Castres in the Top 14 final: “It’s confusing, it’s a mess, I don’t realize at all. We go down in history (of the club), we are the first. It’s crazy because you would have told me that at the start of the season, I would have laughed. … Read more

Mohed Altrad after the coronation of Montpellier: “It will take others to establish an institution”

Mohed Altrad, president of Montpellier, at the microphone of Canal + after the victory against Castres on Friday in the final of the Top 14: “I spent time understanding rugby. I made mistakes, I corrected them. My mistakes were stigmatized sometimes excessively. We searched for our identity to the point that we ended up getting … Read more

Top 14 – Serfontein magnificent, Seuteni passes through: the notes of Montpellier – Bordeaux – Top 14 2021-2022 – Rugby

Top 14 – Serfontein magnificent, Seuteni passes through: the notes of Montpellier – Bordeaux – Top 14 2021-2022 – Rugby TOP 14 – The Héraultais were guided by a great Jan Serfontein, while the substitute scrum half Gela Aprasidze surprised by passing two long distance penalties, while he almost never stumbles in match. On the … Read more

Christophe Urios after the defeat of UBB in the semi-finals of Top 14: “There is no debate”

Christophe Urios (UBB manager after the defeat in the semi-finals against Montpellier): “It’s a tough night. The course comes to an abrupt end. Today (Saturday), you could say it’s a logical evening. The best won. There is no debate, they were more aggressive than us, they played better rugby than us. I find it hard … Read more

Jelonch after the elimination of Toulouse against Castres: “We came across a big team”

Anthony Jelonch (Toulouse) at the microphone of Canal +: “We showed a lot of indiscipline, the two yellows hurt us a lot. Castres is a big team, they wanted to take us ahead, they did it well. We were able to respond well in a few phases, we didn’t use enough balls carried. They showed … Read more

Pierre-Henry Broncan (Castres) about Antoine Dupont: “Apart from making him eat a Buitoni pizza…”

Before training on the lawn of the Allianz Arena this Thursday, the Castres went to a press conference at the start of the afternoon to deliver their final impressions before their semi-final on Friday against Toulouse, their best enemies. Even if Pierre-Henry Broncan, the coach of the Tarn team, declared that the notion of derby … Read more

Top 14 – Buros and Moefana on fire, Volavola and Diallo in difficulty … Notes from Bordeaux-Bègles – Racing 92 – Top 14 2021-2022 – Rugby

Top 14 – Buros and Moefana on fire, Volavola and Diallo in difficulty … Notes from Bordeaux-Bègles – Racing 92 – Top 14 2021-2022 – Rugby By Simon ValzerBy Nicolas Augot via Midi Olympique TOP 14 – After marking their opponents in a closed scrum, the Girondins then let go of the cavalry with in … Read more

Ugo Mola (Toulouse) after the victory against La Rochelle: “We beat a great team”

Ugo Mola, manager of Toulouse, winner of La Rochelle in the play-offs (33-28) “We beat a great team. We all know that when you win a European Cup, you have a euphoria that allows you to do great things. Rugby is all about energy. We had a good first half, we curled up a bit … Read more