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Rugby World Cup 2023: Galthié’s cold anger before the match against Namibia

A few days before the match against Namibia, the coach gave a little rant during an opposition… A controversy quickly extinguished.

1:45 p.m. – The executives of the XV of France return

Sunday morning, the Blues began preparing for their meeting against Namibia, Thursday in Marseille. The training session was an opportunity to get a broad overview of the team that should be fielded. The starters return to their place after being rested against Uruguay. Cyril Baille, returning from injury, should regain his place on the front line and make his debut in this world championship, just like Jonathan Danty, also at the end of his convalescence. Anthony Jelonch should continue after his start against Uruguay to regain rhythm, he who is returning from a ruptured cruciate ligaments.

1:00 p.m. – A major reinforcement for the Springboks

Fly-half Handré Pollard has been recalled to the South Africa squad for this World Cup. He officially replaces injured hooker Malcolm Marx. Hit in the calf, the Leicester fly-half was not included in the 33, but he finally returned to the group thanks to his rapid recovery, having even played this weekend with his English club. The South Africans took advantage of this to find a reliable scorer, the great architect of their coronation in 2019.

12:15 – The pride of the Fijian coach

Simon Raiwalui, the Fiji coach, congratulated his players on Sunday after their victory against Australia (22-15): “It’s the culmination of all the work accomplished since the start of this campaign. We pushed the guys to their limits and they never complained. When you work hard, you get results. It was a great match, both teams have the same style. We could have been better, ball in hand, we could have better control, but we had a great match against a good Australian team. […] Congratulations to my players, they worked really well. Today we only thought about winning and surviving in this competition.”

11:30 – The Japanese not efficient enough

After the 34-12 defeat against England, Japan coach Jamie Joseph expressed his feelings about the match: “I am very proud of my team. We created a lot of chances, but we made too many mistakes. mistakes. I think we scored the points we could score. England put a lot of pressure on us. At times it was a real tug of war, we just needed to capitalize on those opportunities and we didn’t ‘We couldn’t do it.’

11:10 – Jacques Nienaber satisfied with his Springboks

Against Romania this Sunday, South Africa’s substitutes were particularly up to the task, inflicting a scathing defeat on the Romanians 76-0. At a press conference, the Springbok coach appreciated the performance. “We respected Romania, we analyzed them all week. We wanted this match to be useful to us and that’s why we brought in new players, so that they could get used to the European Cup. World.”

10:30 – Marchand back against Italy?

According to forwards coach Laurent Labit, the return of Julien Marchand, injured against the Blacks, would be on the right track. “Everything is progressing very well. He is in the hands of the medical and performance staff. The Italy match is a goal for him. If he has the capacity, he will be on the field, otherwise we will wait a week moreover.”

10:00 – Mission accomplished for England coach

For Steve Borthwick, England was up to the task and rose to the challenge against a Japanese team that was always difficult to handle to secure a second consecutive victory in this World Cup (34-12). “The players played well despite a difficult match against Japan. They managed to find a way to win. It was a big challenge. The Japanese kicked a lot (37 times). They played well. very intelligent way this (Sunday) evening with the use of the foot, especially above the rucks and our defense line.”

09:02 – “They should throw baguettes and croissants at me” says Eddie Jones

The Australia coach put on a show at a press conference after the Wallabies’ historic defeat against Fiji on Sunday September 17 by responding to the whistles. “I’m disappointed, obviously. At the start of the match, we were only a shadow of ourselves. We were unable to respond to the physical intensity of Fiji. Congratulations to them, they deserve this victory. L The advantage in the World Cup is that nothing is decided yet. I remember that South Africa had lost a match before winning the World Cup (in 2019, group defeat against New Zealand ), surprising things happen (…) (about whistles) They should throw baguettes and croissants at me.

08:32 – “Put me awake guys, not sleeping guys as receivers!”

To prepare the XV of France, Fabien Galthié carried out an opposition with the players of Stade Français. But during the opposition, the coach made a few rants at the players. “Give me guys who are awake, not guys who are sleeping as receivers!”, he said before asking for “a guy who knows how to play ball”, then “a skillful guy, not a one-armed guy!”. A controversy quickly extinguished by the assistant coach of Stade Français at the microphone of RMC. “It was important for me to speak out because I find what is happening, and this controversy, unfair,” he confided. “I was lucky enough to be there this (Sunday) morning. was next to Fabien and I can tell you that it would be a great mistake to summarize everything that has happened since last Monday with these few words. We have had the chance to work with the XV of France. To sum up a very rich training sequence for the French XV and our young players from Stade Français, I am quite disappointed.”

09/17/23 – 6:47 p.m. – Lineups for the England-Japan match

The kick-off of the England-Japan match of the The 2023 Rugby World Cup will take place on Sunday September 17 at 9 p.m. The XV of the Rose is made up of Steward, May, Marchant, Tuilagi, Daly; Ford, Mitchell; Earl, Ludlam, Lawes (cap.), Chessum, Itoje, Sinckler, Dan, Genge. Japan’s team is as follows: Masirewa, Matsushima, Osada, Nakamura, Naikabula, Matsuda, Nagare, Labuschagne, Himeno (cap.), Leitch, Fakatava, Cornelsen, Gu, Horie, Inagaki.

09/17/23 – 6:01 p.m. – Australian captain withdraws from match against Fiji

Favorite of Group C, Australia hopes to win against Fiji on Sunday September 17. But she must do without her captain, Will Skelton, injured in the calf and out of the match. Victim of a “slight contracture” according to his coach Dan Palmer, he waited until the last moment to decide to give up playing. He is replaced by Richie Arnold in the Australian front five, with Matt Philip taking his place on the substitutes’ bench, while hooker David Poreki takes on the role of captain, indicates BFM TV.

09/17/23 – 5:15 p.m. – Biggest victory of the competition for South Africa

By beating Romania 76-0, South Africa signed the biggest victory of the 2023 World Cup. Indeed, the All Blacks won 71-3 against Namibia, when Ireland won 82-8 , again against Romania.

17/09/23 – 17:01 – South Africa wins by a wide margin against Romania

Unsurprisingly, the reigning world champion, South Africa, gave Romania no chance on Sunday, September 17, for the 2023 Rugby World Cup. To reach the score of 76-0, the champions of the world scored 12 tries and pocketed an offensive bonus in the 12th minute.

09/17/23 – 4:30 p.m. – Lineups for the Australia-Fiji match

Sunday September 17 at 5:45 p.m., Australia meets Fiji for the 2023 Rugby World Cup. On the Wallabies side, the Australian team will include Kellaway – Nawaqanitawase, Petaia, Foketi, Vunivalu – (o) Gordon, (m ) McDermott – McReight, Valetini, Hooper – Skelton (cap.), Arnold – Tupou, Porecki, Bell. The Fiji XV will be as follows: Droasese – Wainiqolo, Nayacalevu (cap.), Tuisova, Radradra – (o) Tela, (m) Kuruvoli – Botia, Mata, Tagitagivalu – Cirikidaveta, Nasilasila – Tagi, Matavesi, Mawi.

09/17/23 – 3:46 p.m. – South Africa dominates Romania in the first part

South Africa, reigning world champion, showed what it was capable of against Romania on Sunday September 17. In the 35th minute of play, South Africa leads 33-0 against Romania. The country began the Rugby World Cup with a defeat against Ireland (82-8).


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