Jacques Brunel has brought France together, but can he bring success?

Jacques Brunel has brought France together, but can he bring success?
 

Back in 2009, Jacques Brunel made a bet with his players at Perpignan. If they won the championship that season, Brunel would give a piggyback to their prop, Sebastian Bozzi. Brunel is a slight man, Bozzi is not. The latter came in at 19 stone. Brunel was 55 years old. Well, Perpignan beat Clermont in the final, 22-13, and won the Brennus Shield for the first time in 50 years. And after the match Brunel hoisted Bozzi up on his shoulders and set off around the field. “That’s Jacques,” says Perry Freshwater, who played in that game, “always as good as his word”. A week later, Brunel had a... read more

 
9 March 2018 in Sport, Views: 21
Source: Guardian
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