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.