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#1 barnyia

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Posted 10 May 2013 - 10:01 AM

Apparently the équipe magazine that's free with the paper is doing a report about the vichy régime. About when union killed the French league,!!!! Hope it's true, it's on the lezignan Facebook site,

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Posted 10 May 2013 - 10:07 AM

Title of the most famoust sports magzaine in france :  the dirty story 

subtitle : of how during the occupation, the French rugbyleague has been banned by the Vichy government, to the great benefit of his cousin rugbyunion

 

be in first page of this newspaper is simply AMAZING

are we on the good way? 

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#3 ckn

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Posted 10 May 2013 - 10:08 AM

Moved to the correct forum.


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#4 barnyia

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Posted 10 May 2013 - 10:11 AM

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Posted 10 May 2013 - 10:31 AM

Apparently the cover of l'équipe magazine tomorrowattachicon.gif525386_10151664817533035_1922640991_n.jpg

Apparently I 'don't have permission to view that'. Typical union censorship.

I can confirm 30+ less sales for Scotland vs Italy at Workington, after this afternoons test purchase for the Tonga match, £7.50 is extremely reasonable, however a £2.50 'delivery' fee for a walk in purchase is beyond taking the mickey, good luck with that, it's cheaper on the telly.


#6 Jonty

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Posted 10 May 2013 - 10:31 AM

Taken from L'Equipe magazine website. It's already available to read online at http://www.lequipemag.fr

 

 

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The club where Eurovision isn't a dirty word. A waltz through the leopard skin lined world of Tom Jones, Bert Kampfert and Burt Bacharach. Step out to the sound of the happy hammond and swing to the seductive sounds of the samba.

DJ's, raffles, cocktails and wide collars. Please dress smart. Gentlemen might like to wear a suit.

Same price. Same music. Same rubbish prizes.

#7 Rascal Bongo Stork

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Posted 10 May 2013 - 10:32 AM

fantastique



#8 Jonty

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Posted 10 May 2013 - 10:34 AM

There are some great pictures on the site too.


disques vogue

The club where Eurovision isn't a dirty word. A waltz through the leopard skin lined world of Tom Jones, Bert Kampfert and Burt Bacharach. Step out to the sound of the happy hammond and swing to the seductive sounds of the samba.

DJ's, raffles, cocktails and wide collars. Please dress smart. Gentlemen might like to wear a suit.

Same price. Same music. Same rubbish prizes.

#9 Just Browny

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Posted 10 May 2013 - 10:36 AM

This is very exciting and should be on the main forum IMO.

I can confirm 30+ less sales for Scotland vs Italy at Workington, after this afternoons test purchase for the Tonga match, £7.50 is extremely reasonable, however a £2.50 'delivery' fee for a walk in purchase is beyond taking the mickey, good luck with that, it's cheaper on the telly.


#10 Futtocks

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Posted 10 May 2013 - 10:41 AM

WOW! :O

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#11 Futtocks

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Posted 10 May 2013 - 10:47 AM

I'm sure I'm not the only person whose French is limited or non-existent, so a translation would be most welcome.

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#12 barnyia

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Posted 10 May 2013 - 11:11 AM

The cover says, the dirty story,
How during the occupation French rl was got rid of by the vichy government and the rugby union benefited greatly,

Can't wait to buy it tomorrow, usually never buy the paper as league is never in it!

#13 foozler

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Posted 10 May 2013 - 11:12 AM

I'm sure I'm not the only person whose French is limited or non-existent, so a translation would be most welcome.

 

Translation of the text at the bottom of the cover:

 

The Dirty History

 

How Rugby League was banned in France by the Vichy Government during the Nazi Occupation and how RU gained advantage from it.


Edited by foozler, 10 May 2013 - 11:13 AM.


#14 Futtocks

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Posted 10 May 2013 - 11:26 AM

Translation of the text at the bottom of the cover:
 
The Dirty History
 
How Rugby League was banned in France by the Vichy Government during the Nazi Occupation and how RU gained advantage from it.

I meant a translation of the article, unless an English version is on that website. I haven't had time to check that.

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#15 Futtocks

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Posted 10 May 2013 - 11:28 AM


Moved to the correct forum.


I don't think the RU forum is the correct forum, to be honest.

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#16 ckn

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Posted 10 May 2013 - 11:44 AM

I don't think the RU forum is the correct forum, to be honest.

The title of the article is quite blunt. Historically, these threads have always gone in this forum and I'm not really minded to change that for this one.


That said, if anyone disagrees, please ask John.


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#17 EastLondonMike

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Posted 10 May 2013 - 12:30 PM

Some lovely old photos of RL and RU in France on the l'equip website..


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#18 Pie tries

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Posted 10 May 2013 - 06:48 PM

When an RU fans asks why 'their' sport is bigger - make sure you remind them of this story of collaboration and shame

#19 keighley

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Posted 10 May 2013 - 07:46 PM

Good for  L"Equipe. However long it takes, sometimes the truth will surface.



#20 Gosman

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Posted 11 May 2013 - 07:21 PM

When an RU fans asks why 'their' sport is bigger - make sure you remind them of this story of collaboration and shame

 

Bigger in France you mean. Do you get many people asking you why Rugby Union is bigger in France?






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