June 19, 2024


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Rugby: Montpellier looks at the fate of England opener George Ford

If Pollard leaves the club at the end of the season, the English opening half will be the envy, including Montpellier, who could see him as Pollard’s successor.

The absence of opener George Ford in the England squad is being talked about in England. The Leicester player, who was beaten by Montpellier in the European Challenge final last May, will benefit from the release rule for playing outside England and will be in view of several French clubs, including the MHR.

Montpellier rugby director Philip Saint-Andre told the British daily The Daily Mail that he would follow in the footsteps of the English opener if Handre Pollard left at the end of the season. “We have not yet decided, PSA promises,” so we follow the market for the opening half. We know that George Ford may be available. He has good kicking game and a lot ‘experience with excellent game management. “

The MHR manager is well versed in the English championship, where he has already created his own market (Lamositele, Lozowski, Mercer), but he mentions that “there are also French starters and we will look at all options”. MHR Toolon No. 10 will be very focused on Anthony Bello

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