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FFR elections: a look back at sixteen months of murderous little phrases


Bernard Laporte opened the shot when Florian Grill's candidacy was announced in June 2019. The opponent and his team have since sent numerous scuds. For as many salty lines from the outgoing president. Anthology.

“Florian Grill, nobody knows him except his mother so who cares!

Will he talk about rugby with me?

I don't see what he can explain to me. "

Bernard Laporte, Le Bien Public, June 2, 2019.

“Bernard Laporte has a reputation.

Good or bad, the future will tell. ”

Florian Grill, press release, June 3, 2019.

"This Federation is not efficient because it does not work enough."

Jean-Marc Lhermet, n ° 2 on the Grill list, Midi Olympique, August 19, 2019.

“I'm a second-line idiot.

If it is necessary to take in the face, I take in the mouth. "

Florian Grill, L'Equipe.

November 12, 2019

“They are completely above ground and disconnected.

But also, in my opinion, dehumanized because everything revolves around money.

Bernard Laporte is on another planet. ”

Florian Grill, RMC Sport, May 8, 2020.

A clan that reigns over French rugby.

It's a bunch of raptors, who want to reign over everything and please friends

Abdelatif Benazzi

"I can swear to you that, personally, I will not let myself be 'rotten'.

If they wish, we can even redo the Toulon-Bègles 91 (

he played at RCT, Laporte and Simon in Bègles, Editor's note


It could be fun. ”

Eric Champ, support of Grill, Midi Olympique, May 9, 2020.

“A clan that reigns over French rugby.

It's a band of raptors, who want to reign over everything and please friends. "

Abdelatif Benazzi, support of Grill, Le Figaro, May 30, 2020.

“Jean-Claude Skrela (

running mate of Florian Grill

) is responsible for ten years of stagnation and decadence when he was coach of the France team then DTN, including in rugby 7, and who won nothing when he was in charge of it.

It was the worst period of French rugby. ”


Laporte, first meeting in Carqueiranne, August 19, 2020.

“Sylvain Deroeux and Abdelatif Benazzi (

on Florian Grill's list

) were fired from their clubs because they were not up to the task, and there they teach us the lesson.

Fortunately, I tell myself that ridicule does not kill otherwise they would be in bad shape. "


Laporte, first meeting in Carqueiranne, August 19, 2020.

»READ ALSO: FFR Elections: Bernard Laporte attacks L'Equipe after a poll favorable to Florian Grill


About Sylvain Deroeux, who could become secretary general of the FFR if Florian Grill is elected

) “It's difficult to talk to mediocre people, sincerely.

If I had to talk to all the mediocre ones, I'd spend 24 hours a day doing this… I don't mind giving it 10 seconds.

What did Sylvain Deroeux do that was important?

What is his life?

He left more than five million euros of hole in Perpignan.

I can get people talking if he wants… Who calls him in Deroeux?

Is there a club calling him?


He is looking for a job, so he would like to be secretary general of the FFR.

It's a shame for him to get there. ”


Laporte, L'Indépendant, August 28, 2020

“Bernard Laporte is in the permanent imposition of his decisions.

When you become president and the first thing you say is: '' We're going to knock you out, the League, '' I think we can't build like that.

In three years, Bernard Laporte has not knocked out anyone at the LNR and, above all, he has strained relations between the League and the Fédé.

Everything becomes currency and a subject of tension. ”

Fabien Pelous, Clermont-Ferrand meeting, August 30, 2020

I knew Florian Grill was loose on a pitch, since I have friends who played rugby with him.

There it confirms his mentality


Bernard Laporte

"Paul Goze hopes I lose."


Laporte, meeting, August 30, 2020

“Bernard Laporte set rugby on fire from day one with a deadly war against the League.

We will never be world champion in 2023 with Bernard Laporte at the head of an FFR which does not make the Federation and the League work together. "

Florian Grill, Le Figaro, September 22, 2020.

“It is a real coup attempt, the motivation of the authors of which is beyond doubt.

All of this is part of a real rather nauseating electoral strategy.

(…) In this conjunction of calendars, I can only see a design.

The press campaign around this convocation will be skilfully orchestrated to create a bad buzz in the media.

It is written."

Bernard Laporte, letter to the clubs, September 22, 2020.

»READ ALSO: Duel Laporte-Grill for the presidency of the FFR: who supports whom?

“I knew Florian Grill was loose on a pitch, since I have friends who played rugby with him.

There that confirms his mentality. "


Laporte, meeting in Saint-Jean-de-Védas, September 24, 2020.

“The National League is playing its role in the opposition.

But who cares.

French rugby is not Paul Goze or Emmanuel Eschalier (

Editor's note: the president and director of the League


For me, French rugby is the club presidents who wet their shirts and sleep badly at night.

I respect them. ”

Bernard Laporte, South West, September 28, 2020.

“I said it at the start of my campaign, I am not the candidate of the Parisian media, the universities and the great magnates who dare to talk about amateur rugby when they have never walked on your lawns.

This has been well demonstrated.

The low blows, the absurd controversies, the hazardous timetables, the procedures, the pressures of all kinds ... never will we have gone so far to try to discourage me. "

Bernard Laporte, letter to the clubs, September 28, 2020.

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Source: lefigaro

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