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Crisis at the FFR: the opposition denounces "very political appointments"


Florian Grill, leader of Ovale Ensemble, protests against decisions taken during the Steering Committee on Tuesday.

Ovale Ensemble, the opposition to the Laporte clan, revealed some of the decisions taken during the Steering Committee of the French Rugby Federation, held on Tuesday February 14.

Its leader, Florian Grill, deplores “

very political appointments


The interim president, Alexandre Martiner, thus announced that of Sébastien Carrez as "

delegate president


Dominique Coquelet is appointed Deputy General Secretary and Joël Tomakplekonou Deputy General Treasurer.

He will in fact be entrusted with the audit of GIP France 2023.

Having resigned, Florian Grill continues to attend the Steering Committee as president of the Ile-de-France League.

He thus discovered the new French representatives to international bodies, replacing Bernard Laporte and Claude Atcher.

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With World Rugby, Alexandre Martinez joins Brigitte Jugla and Serge Simon.

Regarding the 6 Nations, Alexandre Martinez and Serge Simon replace Laporte and Atcher.

On the board of the 6 Nations, it will be Laurent Gabbanini, the Director General of the FFF, "


" notes the leader of the opposition.

The creation of a “chilling” Federal Restricted Executive Office

The latter finally denounces the “creation of the chilling 'Restricted Federal Executive Office', a new body above the federal office.

So much to calm the ardor and chill the souls.

Because we quickly understand that it is he, and not the federal office, nor even the Steering Committee, who will now lead the FFR

, ”underlines Florian Grill.

This "

super Federal Bureau

" sees the disappearance of seven members (Alain Doucet, Laetitia Pachoud, Dominique Coquelet, Joël Tomakplekonou, Antoine Martinez, Etuato Mulikihaamea and Marie Agnès Masdieu).

Source: lefigaro

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