April 13, 2024

Galthié, the big announcement

Radio silence. Since October 15 and Les Bleus’ defeat by South Africa in the 2023 World Cup quarter-finals, Fabien Galthié has been deafeningly silent. All the more so as a sporting assessment had to be drawn up in the light of this missed event. And this despite the obvious extenuating circumstances.

Last week, L’Equipe threw a spanner in the works with its headline Galth…

Radio silence. Since October 15 and Les Bleus’ defeat by South Africa in the 2023 World Cup quarter-finals, Fabien Galthié has been deafeningly silent. All the more so as a sporting assessment had to be drawn up in the light of this missed event. And this despite the obvious extenuating circumstances.

Last week, L’Equipe threw a spanner in the works with its headline Galthié, le silence qui agace (Galthié, the irritating silence). At the time, Florian Grill, head of the French Rugby Federation, called for an understanding of the situation. The FFR is pleased to announce that Fabien Galthié will hold a press conference on Wednesday November 8 at 5:45pm at the PUC (Paris University Club). 24 days after the disillusionment of the French national team. After the defeat to the Springboks, Les Bleus coach Fabien Galthié said: We have the right to lose the way we did. Tonight, I’m thinking of our supporters, our families, the people who are with us and around us, and the France squad, which has to be courageous. […] I understand the players’ frustration. I don’t