Aurelien Rougerie apparently dislocated his shoulder against the fierce Tongans. That has been more or less overlooked in the welter of criticism that the French shipped over their surprise loss. Continue reading
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The Ballad of Marc Lievremont
The Mole enjoyed a very good article on ESPN Scrum.com by Ian Moriarty about Marc Lievremont and his appalling relationship with the media/his players/the French public. Continue reading
A French Revolution?
Have the first blows of a revolution in the French camp been struck? Damien Traille, one of the elder statesmen in the French squad at 32 years old and with 85 test caps to his name, has openly expressed his anger and disappointment with Marc Lievremont in the wake of the heavy loss the French suffered at the hands of New Zealand. Continue reading
The Team That Never Travelled: Part Five, Inside Centre
Plenty of quality centres are missing from the World Cup. Some are the victims of well-stacked strength in their position, some have suffered due to their age profile, and others have been left behind because their coach is bonkers. Continue reading