One week before the resumption of the Top 14, the Bordelais won their second friendly match by dominating Pau on his field Thursday night (33-24). After their victory last week at Villeneuve-d’Ascq against Biarritz Olympique (28-7), the Bordelais won their second and last friendly match of the summer on the pitch of the Section Paloise (33-24). The men of Christophe Urios and those of Sébastien Piqueronies delivered an offensive and spectacular game under a frank Béarn sun. New Pau recruit, Australian back Jack Maddocks was quick to shine: he started by scoring the first try of the match (11th) before offering another to Thibault Daubagna (30th). Opposite, the UBB responded perfectly. In force first, by the powerful pillar Vadim Cobilas (19th). Then in speed, with the test off the New Zealand winger Ben Lam (33rd).
In the second half, the Girondin opener Matthieu Jalibert accentuated the advance of his people with his boot before throwing UJ Sueteni into space for the third try of Bordeaux-Bègles (57th). Then François Trinh-Duc, with an inspired kicking game, sent Romain Darchen in the in-goal (75th), in response to the Pau try of Tumua Manu (71st). Next week, the UBB will start its Championship season on the field of Biarritz, in Aguiléra (September 4, 2 p.m.), while the Section will move to Castres (Saturday September 4, 4:05 p.m.). read also Calendar of the Top 14
The union of professional players (UNFP) officially became a civil party in the legal action carried out by the Nice Prosecutor’s Office against the alleged aggressor of Dimitri Payet during the Nice-OM incidents, Sunday in L1 .
Watch the highlights of the Lausanne meeting which took place on Thursday evening in video.
The Briton Jonathan Albon and the Frenchwoman Blandine L’Hirondel, both world trail champions in 2019, won this Thursday the OCC, one of the UTMB races.
Galatasaray, Celtic Glasgow and Olympiakos confirmed their qualification for the group stage of the Europa League on Thursday.
Harry Kane, who has just confirmed that he remains this season at Tottenham, celebrated this news by scoring a double against Paços de Ferreira (3-0), in the return play-offs of the Europa League, which allows his team (beaten 0 -1 to go) to participate in the group stage.
Harmony Tan and Maxime Janvier have both passed the second round of qualifying for the US Open, which is competing under a blazing sun that is causing pain for some players. Five other French people can still join them.
Aviron Bayonnais ideally started its season by winning with the offensive bonus against Agen (37-16) Thursday night, for the opening match of the Pro D2 season.
Released from his last year of contract with Fulham (English D2), the defender signed with Strasbourg for two seasons.
The Covid-19 pandemic has generated more than a billion euros in lost earnings for Italian professional football over the last two seasons, according to a report published on Thursday by the Federation.
The Disciplinary Commission of the National Rugby League on Thursday pronounced a fine of 20,000 euros against Biarritz Olympique after the health problems during the match for accession to the Top 14 won against Bayonne in Aguiléra on June 12th.
Already qualified for the finals, the Blue achieved a remarkable performance by beating the Belgians (27-25, 13-25, 25-19, 25-20), Thursday in Belgrade. They will face the Croats on Sunday in the eighth.
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce achieved Thursday in Lausanne the third best world performance of all time over 100m in 10”60. She beat her rival Elaine Thompson, second in 10”64.
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Jürgen Klopp, the Liverpool coach, was bursting with laughter when he saw how the group of the Reds (Atlético de Madrid, Porto, AC Milan) in the Champions League was relieved.
Already qualified for the final phase of the European Championships, the Blue achieved a remarkable performance by beating the Belgians (27-25, 13-25, 25-19, 25-20), Thursday in Belgrade. They will face the Croats on Sunday in the eighth.
SUCCESS. Thanks to athletes who continue to surpass themselves in this discipline close to weightlifting, the enthusiasm is such that the sponsors are scrambling.
Despite the qualification for the group stage of the Europa League Conference, the coach of Rennes, winner of Rosenborg (1-3), was a little annoyed by the technical approximations of his team and, also, by a form sagging in his eyes.
Respectively winners of Trabzonspor (3-0), Anderlecht (2-1) and Sivasspor (5-0), AS Roma, Vitesse Arnhem and FC Copenhagen qualified for the group stage of the League. Europa Conference.