The Stade Rochelais management established Wiaan Liebenberg in the third row, Victor Vito being too close to start this semi-final of the Top 14 this Friday evening in Lille against Racing 92. In the center, Jules Favre is associated with Raymond Rhule. Deprived of his two usual holders in the center, Levani Botia (suspended) and Geoffrey Doumayrou (calf), Jono Gibbes chose to associate Jules Favre and Raymond Rhule for the semi-final of the Top 14 against Racing 92 this Friday evening in Lille . Very often aligned with the wing this season (11 times), Favre is only placed in the center for the second time as a holder (in Montpellier and against Pau at home). Facing the Béarnais, he was rightly associated with the South African Rhule. The hinge will be made up of Tawera Kerr-Barlow and Ihaia West. Jules Plisson takes his place on the bench.

In front, the only uncertainty concerned the presence on the scoresheet of third-line center Victor Vito. The experienced all-black, who trained this Thursday in Lille, is operational for this semi-final but he will start the meeting on the substitutes’ bench. The third line of the Maritimes will be made up of Wiaan Liebenberg, Grégory Alldritt and Kévin Gourdon. As left pillar, Reda Wardi has once again this season been preferred to Dany Priso. The starting fifteen from La Rochelle: Dulin – Leyds, Rhule, Favre, Retière – (o) West, (m) Kerr-Barlow – Gourdon, Alldritt, Lienbenberg – Skelton, Sazy (cap.) – Atonio, Bosch, Wardi. Alternates: Lagrange, Priso, Lavault, Vito, Le Bail, Plisson, Sweetnam, Joly. read also The table of the final phase

Injured to an ankle Thursday against Croatia, Olivia Epoupa will not be aligned against the Czech Republic, Friday, during the second match of the French team at the Euro.

OGC Nice has launched an unprecedented subscription campaign, which allows supporters to benefit in particular from reductions at various brands.

Former Monaco coach Robert Moreno has signed a two-season contract with Spanish club Granada.

Montpellier Hérault Rugby announced on Friday the arrival for two seasons of Fijian winger Masivesi Dakuwaqa, who was playing in Toulon this year.

The first free practice session of the French GP was dominated by the Mercedes, while Max Verstappen complained about a reluctant front end on his Red Bull.

Rennes, who has thought at length about the possibility or not of keeping his midfielder Steven Nzonzi, on loan for a year and a half by AS Rome without an option to buy, will not go further with the 2018 world champion.

German formation DSM announced on Friday the extension of Juliette Labous’ contract for two more years.

After a successful first match, the France team must confirm against Hungary to qualify for the round of 16. For Le 10 Sport, the victory of the Blues is beyond doubt. A glance at the odds of our partner, Barrière Bet, is enough to see how strong an impression the Fance team have made. For this Hungary – France match, the bookmakers see the Blues winning since the French victory is listed at 1.31 (draw at 5.30, victory of Hungary at 1

Only Vitality manages to keep pace with Karmine Corp at the start of the LFL season. It’s more difficult for GamersOrigin and Izi Dream.

UBB framework, center Rémi Lamerat believes that his partners should play released against Toulouse this Saturday (8:45 p.m.) in the semi-finals of the Top 14.

Bordeaux-Bègles manager Christophe Urios explained that he was using the experience of the three defeats against Toulouse this season to better approach the Top 14 semi-final between the Girondins and the Haut-Garonnais on Saturday night at the Pierre stadium. -Mauroy (8:45 p.m.).

In “South West”, Jean-Robert Cazeaux, president of Stade Montois, detailed Friday a project of rapprochement between US Dax and his club.

The coach of RC Lens, at the end of his contract in 2022, has extended his contract for an additional season.

Maxime Grousset was the fastest in the 100m series this Friday at the French Championships in Chartres in 47”99 ahead of Florent Manaudou (48”58).

Sabrina Delannoy, the first woman to comment on an international men’s football match on TF1, will be at the microphone this Friday (9 p.m.) with Julien Brun for England-Scotland.

The Top 14 semi-final between La Rochelle and Racing this Friday (8:45 p.m.) will be played in a Pierre-Mauroy stadium in Lille with the roof open.

Friday morning, the coach of the France team, Laurent Tillie, decided after the match against Italy, revealing his group for the Tokyo Olympics this summer, without Thibault Rossard but with Yacine Louati.

Christophe Galtier has clearly expressed it, he wants to leave LOSC, with whom he is however still under contract until 2022. And while the best coach of Ligue 1 of last season is expected at OGC Nice, the Mastiffs do not really facilitate the operation. After an incredible season, Christophe Galtier has managed to lead LOSC to the Ligue 1 title. And what better than to retire and be at the top. Indeed, for many weeks there has been talk of a departure

Every day, Dominique Grimault tells about a player who marked the history of the Euro. This Friday, place Jean-Pierre Papin, the star striker of the Blues in the early 90s.

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