Bernard Laporte has confirmed they are in advanced negotiations with SA Rugby to have the Springboks replace Japan in the Eight Nations competition later this year.
French Rugby president Bernard Laporte appears to have leaked the return date for the Six Nations tournament.
French Rugby Federation president Bernard Laporte wants to see the European Champions Cup replaced by an annual 20-team Club World Cup.
Police searched the French Rugby Federation offices on Tuesday as part of an investigation into its president, Bernard Laporte. Laporte is suspected of pressuring the FFR’s appeals committee to reduce a sanction against Montpellier. The French club is owned by businessman Mohed Altrad, who owns the Altrad Group. Laporte was accused of favouritism when it emerged that a company he owns… Read more →