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Top 14: Pierre-Henry Broncan, rugby in the genes


PORTRAIT - The manager of Castres Olympique, whom he considers the unloved of the Top 14, is an enthusiast who lives for his sport.

“Castres Olympique is a club that likes to live in hiding.

Staff and players, we are all a bit like that here… ”

Pierre-Henry Broncan does not run after the media coverage.

And it's a shame because the Gers manager is not a follower of the language of wood.

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So, when he agreed to tell his story at

Le Figaro

, we savored it in advance.

From the first question - is CO considered at its fair value?

-, the answer slams.

“The image of the small club does not bother us.

What bothers us is when we talk about painful, unruly.

We have the impression that Castres does not know how to play rugby, that he cheats all the time.

That pisses us off.

To listen to some, when you win a match, it's because the opponent was not good.

The adjectives associated with CO are often pejorative. ”

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It certainly annoys him.

But, above all, it motivates him.

Feeds his speech, the revolt.

"A fairer image would be to say of my players that they are simple, hardworking, competitive and driven by a very big state.

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Source: lefigaro

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