Investigators meet Bernard Laporte as appeals committee suffers

ESPN asked me to write a third piece on the ‘Laporte affair’, as it’s called in France, after a seventh resignation paralysed the work of the appeals committee

laporteFrench Rugby Federation (FFR) president Bernard Laporte met government-appointed investigators Thursday to explain his role in a potential conflict-of-interests scandal that has rocked the Gallic game.

The meeting, at the FFR’s Marcoussis headquarters, comes a day after a seventh member of the federation’s 13-strong appeals committee resigned amid allegations that Laporte used his influence to reduce sanctions imposed against Top 14 club Montpellier.

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