The two teams Paris and France could play matches in United Arab Emirates, according to the information, both the team will play test matches in United Arab Emirates in the coming two seasons. The news has been confirmed by the president of French federation Bernard Laporte. Memorandum of understanding with regards to this decision has signed by both the nations.
Speaking to media after signing the memorandum of understanding with rugby federation of the UAE, Laporte said by holding a match of France in different countries will not only help France team improve their game, but also give exposure to the rugby in countries like UAE and nearby regions”.
Thierry Dusautoir the iconic player of French Rugby will close his career at Kingspan Stadium while playing against Ulster.
Dusautoir is a legendary player and was among three Toulouse players who were selected by Vern Cotter the head coach of Barbarians for the fixture June.
Dusautoir is 35-year-old, and he will be joined by Maxime Medard France full back and Patricio Albacete Argentina lock. Jeremy Thrush of New Zealand will also join him in the squad. For the Barbarians, all four will be making their first appearances.
Brighton & Hove Albion continue the close chase with Newcastle United this season.
Brighton defeated Birmingham, as expected, 3-1 with Glenn Murray stealing the spotlight. The home team moved two points ahead of the Magpiesthough they have played a match more.
Murray scored from Bruno’s cross as early as the second minute to reach his 20th tally this term. The guests City responded, frustrating Brighton’s effort for the rest of the half. The pressure was high but Brighton showed their superiority as they netted immediately after the break to calm things down.
TomerHemed chested the ball in before UweHunemeier completed the 3-0 rout with a shot in the 54th minute. The two goals were important for Brighton’s confidence after Lewis Dunk pulled out of the game with sickness as the excuse.
Newcastle are set to face fourth-placed Huddersfield in a cracker on Wednesday.
The 2017 Rugby League World Cup has time to start, and thus the France team has decided to play some warm up match. As a part of this French Rugby League Federation (FRLF) France has made the announcement of holding a historic test match with Jamaica.
According to the announcement made, the match will be played on 13 October at Stade Gilbert Brutus, Perpignan. This will be a warm-up match for the team. In the Rugby League World Cup (RLWC) 2017 the team of France is going to get face to face with team Australia, Lebanon and England in the group stages.