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French Top 14 Update

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PARIS, FRANCE – Yesterday, we promised you a French Top 14 Update, so viola… Here it is: In the opening game of this 12th week, Perpignan swept away Agen 39-13. With the win, Perpignan is now back in the race in the 6th spot qualifying for the playoffs. Agen goes home with no point, and […]

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Top 14: Old Rivalries, Armitages, William Servat & Men In Pink

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PARIS, FRANCE – Before we talk rugby, we hope this finds you and yours safe and sound. While this reporter is in Paris, our RWU headquarters is located square in the eye of Hurricane Sandy in NYC, so we understand what those of you in its path are dealing with… But we know you’re tough […]

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French Top 14 Update

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This 6th week of French Top 14 opened with an apparent mismatch between Bayonne and Toulouse, while the two marquee match-ups were Biarritz at Racing-Metro and Castres at Toulon. After Toulouse’s heavy loss last week in Barcelona to Perpignan, the apple cart was ready to tip… or so the Bayonnais may have hoped… The Rouges […]

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French Top 14 Rugby Preview

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PARIS, FRANCE – Welcome to Gay Paris! I am told that Toulouse, in Southwestern France, is the heart of French Rugby – not The City Of Lights.  But this is one of the world’s most fun cities and I just love how the French so effortlessly pronounce my  name – Junoir. But enough about me… […]

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FROG DISAPPEARANCE AT FRENCH RUGBY CAMP

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by Wilfried Sentex – The French Connection HAUTE LOIRE, FRANCE – While the Southern hemisphere is preparing the Tri-Nations, the French team is visiting the country side of France, where they are doing their physical préparation, which looks très difficile. First they were in Marcoussis (the national Rugby Center) doing gym, gym and gym. Then […]

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