As long as French clubs are involved, European rugby weeks are always busy. This one has been no exception. I’ve done some background work for the Sunday Times, Sunday Independent and Channel Four, been on BBC Radio Leicestershire, and will be working with The Irish Examiner over the weekend.
This piece, ironically, had little to do with European rugby, other than a brief mention somewhere mid-article, I think. But I spotted this news story about Simon Zebo in the French rugby press, and offered my take directly to the Exa, who – being good Cork people – said yes.
Top 14 rich listers Racing 92 are stepping up their interest in bringing Argentinian fullback Emiliano Boffelli to La Defense Arena as a possible replacement for Simon Zebo, French reports say.