RUGBY. 6 countries. The Battle of Murrayfield: Problems and Tactics of the Scotland/France Shock According to the Foreign PressWillems is suspended, Flament and Mefo are still not fit, Tafifenua is injured and the staff has to compose the second row. That doesn't mean there isn't quality in the cage to make up for those who aren't. While Pozzolo Tuilagi was on the bench, Cameron Vokey will form the second baton along with Paul Gabriellaux.
The Stade Franchise player returned to international action in Marseille last week after a several-year absence from the Blues. He has not played since 2019 and the World Cup in Japan. Last Friday, he even made an attempt. However, we don't necessarily expect a Parisian second row on the pitch.RUGBY. 6 countries. Why should the French XV be inspired by its success to beat Scotland in 2022?In fact, Caprillaux is one of those who love chocolate, as they say. He doesn't hesitate to make contact, especially on defense. No wonder former XV de la Rose assistant and now in Paris Paul Custard sees him as the perfect defender for the 6 Nations. Asked by Planet Rugby, He also mentioned Italian Juan Ignacio Brecks and Welshman Tommy Refel. But his choice fell on Habs.
“Custard explained that Gabriellaux ticks the boxes in both aspects of defense, which makes him a perfect defender.“, the Anglo-Saxon media mentions. The first aspect: the defensive ability to study the game, find gaps in the defense, chase under kicks, transfer balls and slow down. The second essential aspect: the tackle and its effectiveness, gesture after gesture without forgetting the approach.RUGBY. Defeated but not defeated? Why XV of France did not say his last word in 6 countriesIf the French second row has gone years without wearing a French jersey, Paul Custard has praised him and ranks him as one of the best players he has coached. In front of some English soldiers. If he picks him, it's not just because he's coaching at Stade Franchise, but because the stats speak in his favor. Dominating the Top 14 in the top fourHe is in the top six in total tackles with three games less than the competition.
“He's also in the top four in sideline steals, so defensively his line pressure and true work rate are second to none. He and Courtney Laws are probably two of the best second lines I've ever coached, and I've coached Maro Idoje, Steve Borthwick and George Crews.“, says the technician.
“Paul brings everything I look for in his work ethic, his energy, his passion and his application“. No doubt these were qualities which the staff of the XV of France also found in him. It remains to be seen whether he can seize the opportunity that has come his way in the absence of regular holders Why not re-host the new World Cup in 2027 in Australia?
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