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Clubs Honour Chauvin As Minister Calls For Greater Safety In Rugby

Professional clubs across Europe will pay tribute this weekend to Nicolas Chauvin, the young Stade Francais player who died after breaking his neck in a youth match last Sunday.  European Professional Club Rugby (EPCR) said in a statement on Friday that a minute’s silence would be observed for the 18-year-old before the kick-offs of this weekend’s Champions Cup, Challenge Cup …

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Stade Francais Youth Academy Player In Intensive Care After Heart Attack

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A French teenager is in a serious condition in intensive care after suffering a heart attack while playing rugby at the weekend. Nicolas Chauvin, 19, suffered the cardiac arrest while playing for the Stade Francais youth academy at Bordeaux-Begles, the Parisian club said on Monday. The teenager has also had surgery on a broken neck following Sunday’s match. Back-rower Chauvin …

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Sergio Parisse Out For Three To Five Weeks With Calf Injury

Back-row forward Sergio Parisse, the Stade Francais captain, will be out for “three to five weeks” with a calf injury, the club’s sporting director Heyneke Meyer said on Thursday. For the top-of-the-table game against Clermont the 34-year-old, who has played 134 times for Italy, will be replaced at No.8 by South African Willem Alberts and as captain by Remi Bonfils …

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Watch: Paddy Jackson Scores Try In Top 14 Debut

Paddy Jackson has registered a try on his Top 14 debut as Perpignan look to mount a comeback at home against Stade Francais.  The southern French club are one of the favourites to be relegated from the Top 14 and with one of the smallest budgets in the league, they look like they could be set for a tough campaign. Perpignan …

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Paul O’Connell Takes Up Coaching Role In The Top 14

According to reports in Ireland, Paul O’Connell has taken up a coaching role in the Top 14.  O’Connell will join the Parisian outfit, Stade Francais, as their new forwards coach and he will join a background team which includes Heyneke Meyer, Pieter De Villiers, Julian Dupuy, John McFarland and Mike Prendergast. Prendergast coached Oyannax last season and previous to that, …

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Stade Francais Release New Kits And They’re Typically Spectacular

It was another season to forget for Stade Francais.  The Parisian club recorded just nine victories from 26 fixtures this season which left them fighting for the life at the bottom of the Top 14 table. Thankfully, for the club and their supporters, they will remain in France’s top division after finishing third from bottom. The proud club will hope …

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