MOOD – The organizers of the European Cups, after the withdrawal of Marseille, rushed to award the finals to the London temple. A choice, argued, which can however be discussed.
A 100% French Champions Cup final between the Stades Rochelais and Toulouse, Montpellier which will challenge the Leicester Tigers to win the Challenge Cup. On May 21 and 22, the Top 14 will land in force at Twickenham during this weekend of European finals. To the point of wondering about the choice of the London “Temple of rugby” to host these meetings.
Before, however, it should be remembered that originally, it was the Stade Vélodrome in Marseille that was supposed to host these posters. But, as in 2020, the city of Marseille has again thrown in the towel, to postpone the meeting to spring 2022. The absence of the public was due to the motivation of the owner of the enclosure who aimed for the financial benefits, for shops and ticketing, 60,000 supporters from France and across the Channel. And this is not the gauge possibly authorized for 1,000 spectators from May 19 (a non-automatic opening, depending on the incidence of contamination,
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