How France can make a success of the Rugby League World Cup in 2025

Rugby League World’s Treiziste Diarist Pierre Carcau considers the benefits and addresses some of the concerns relating to the news that France is bidding to…

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Farewell Folau: The sporting redemption that went bad

Rugby League World’s Treiziste Diarist Pierre Carcau reflects on the failed sporting redemption of Israel Folau, following a controversial parting of the ways with Catalans…

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Treiziste Diary: Could its own history help create a better future for French Rugby League?

Rugby League World’s Treiziste Diarist Pierre Carcau asks if French Rugby League makes enough of its own eventful history as a means of building its…

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Treiziste Diary: Is Rugby League still under enemy fire in France?

Rugby League World’s Treiziste Diarist Pierre Carcau on changing attitudes in French rugby circles and how some are struggling to come to terms with improving…

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Treiziste Diary: Tackling a cross-code blindspot

Rugby League World’s Treiziste Diarist, Pierre Carcau, offers an insight into the way the French media suffers a persistent one-way blindness when it comes to…

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Who runs French Rugby League? We are about to find out!

Rugby League World’s Treiziste Diarist Pierre Carcau looks at the battle currently being fought out to run the French Rugby League Federation, as the current…

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Codes of difference in France

Rugby League World’s regular Treiziste Diarist, Pierre Carcau, assesses a key difference between the two rugby codes in France. If you are a Rugby League…

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French Rugby League winning the survival challenge

Rugby League World’s regular Treiziste Diarist, Pierre Carcau, reviews the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on Rugby League in France. The height of the Covid-19…

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Sharks bite blunted by division in France

Treiziste Diary Extra: Last year there was a lot of excitement and interest in French Rugby League surrounding the imminent arrival of a new big…

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Treiziste Diary: Out of the shadows

The French Rugby League Elite 1 championship nowadays tends to be overshadowed by the exploits of Catalans Dragons and Toulouse. The fact a double header…

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