Tag: Lionel Beauxis

Top 14 Recap: Bayonne Sunk on Cruel Final Day


PARIS, FRANCE – The Top 14 is cruel. Last season, penalties in the final 10 minutes of two matches decided Perpignan’s fate. This season, Bordeaux’s play-off dream rested on the very last kick of the very last game of the regular season. But Lionel Beauxis fired a relatively straightforward kick wide of the posts. How […]

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French Top 14 Update For Dummies: What You Need To Know!


PARIS, FRANCE – Funny thing; last weekend’s Top 14 was a bit like this… either heavy and stuffy like over-stuffed poultry or fizzy, light and fun like champagne. Let’s start with the latter… The game everyone expected, Toulouse playing at their neighbor Castres. The home team is doing great this year, trailing Toulouse by just 3 […]

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