Clerc, Yachvili, Johnston… The legends of WateRugby and Ovalie are back in Toulouse!

WateRugby returns this weekend in the Pink City. An event not to be missed under any circumstances. (© Wate Rugby)

D-3 before 3NS edition of WateRugby Sud de France ! A week after the start Top 14, meeting of former French and international rugby glories, September 10-12, in Toulouse. In fact, roughly 50 former international Will play rugby on Garonne, with Installed floating land quai de la Daurade, and based on Many updates They are on the program all weekend. Watch out for the spray!

“At the moment, everything looks very good,” welcomes WateRugby’s lead organizer, Yan Delayj, the previous international opener with 20 selections, mainly through Toulon, The Toulouse Stadium And caster. “Nearly fifty players have responded, like French legends Dimitri Yishvili, Vincent Clerc, Julien Bonnier, Sylvain Marconet, as well as foreign foreigners, such as Samoa johnston census, Einglish Simon ShawScottish johnny petty And Rory Lawson Or the Italian brothers Bergamasco. »

3 Days of Rugby, Party & Free Shows

Festivities will begin on Friday, September 10, from 1:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., by Corporate Championship. On Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 September, it will be big crowd To taste the joys of rugby on the water thanks to Championship Watt Rugby for amateurs who collects 32 teams It is held throughout the day, from 10 am to 5 pm.

The younger ones will not be neglected because they will benefit from” Entertaining education begins, from 5 pm to 6 pm “, under the supervision of world famous alumni. At the beginning of the evening “Make room for specialists with celebrities EAU’LL STAR Championship, Plural 4 star international rugby teams from the past three decades,” explains the man who was nicknamed “Little Mozart” when he was a player.

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“Before starting this first competition, players France 7, Vice Olympic champions this summer in Tokyo, will be honored. There will be a meeting between two groups of players, among them Fanny Horta, Lina Guerin, Coralie Bertrand, Shannon Izar And Chloe Jacquet‘,” adds Jan Delayeg, who specifies that the NZ Kayla McAllister, sister of Luc (former first black international player via Toulouse, Toulon and Claremont) and wife of Toulouse centre Pita AhkiHe will be present, too. This is set The best player in the world of Sevens Rugby 2013.

A video greeting will also be pushed to Fanny Horta, the ex-captain of France 7, who just snapped his tapes off. Finally, the other novelty of Saturday evening is about Tolosin Christian Janpier, a former TF1 journalist, who will set the mood on drums with his professional music group RockawayFrom 8:30 pm to 10:30 pm

French rugby legends, such as Thierry Dusautier, used to be involved in WateRugby.(© Wate Rugby)

The 2001 French champion celebrated by broadcasting the match between Toulouse and Toulon

This third edition of WateRugby – Sud de France is also an opportunity for the major organizers, Yan Delayj And Cedric Despros, to bring together the former Stade Toulouse players who made up the French champions team in 2001 alongside them. Frédéric Michalak, Fabian Bellos, Clement Poitrino, Yannick Bru, Xavier Garbagosa, Christian Califano and all of their former colleagues Red and black He will join WateRugby players to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their titles.

Sunday, the program will be exactly the same as on Saturday, except that the programStarting a game of rugby for kids 4 p.m. to 5 p.m., before the end of the WateRugby Amateur Championship and “Eau’ll Star” scheduled for 8:30 p.m. Finally, the other big novelty in this 2021 edition is Shock resend from 2NS Top 14 days between the Toulouse Stadium And Toulon, on the giant screen of the official village. ‘We hope to attract between 20,000 and 30,000 people During the three days of celebrations”, concludes Jan Delag. Let us wish him the same success he achieved during his long and rich sports career.

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Please note that presentation of a valid health permit will be mandatory to access the WateRugby site, and mask wearing is mandatory throughout the event village.

WateRugby, quai de la Daurade in Toulouse. From Friday 10 to Sunday 12 September 2021. Information and registration at event location.

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