RUGBY. Against USAP, Glasgow broke an unthinkable record held by Stade Toulousain

Update: remember this paper which dates from 2021. At the time, while the Toulouse Stadium was moving to Lyons, we told you about this incredible statistic which saw the Reds and Blacks line up the highest 2nd line in the history of professional rugby. It is also with this team made up of Arnold twin towers (2m08 each) that Ugo Mola’s troops were European champions in 2021, for the 5th time in the club’s history, and champions of France in stride.

Top 14. Against Lyon, Stade Toulousain will field the largest second line in historyTop 14. Against Lyon, Stade Toulousain will field the largest second line in historyExcept that all good things must come to an end and Rory having gone back to the side of the Japan, the brothers are no longer united under the same jersey. Just as all records are set to be broken. Indeed, since this weekend, the Australian twins are no longer the holders of this rette mark which nevertheless seemed difficult to beat. And for good reason, after half a season of waiting, the Glasgow Warriors have finally used their magic card by lining up side by side Richie Gray and JP DuPreez.

RUGBY.  Leaving Toulouse 2 years ago, this player is reborn in his first clubRUGBY. Leaving Toulouse 2 years ago, this player is reborn in his first club

For Gray, you may know that the former Toulouse blithely exceeds the double meter (2m07) and never goes unnoticed with his blond hair. As for Du Preez, what do you know about him? Well if you’re not a fan of foreign championships, you probably don’t know that the South African collects height records. Greatest player in the history of Super Rugby and more or less of all the teams he went through, the 28-year-old second row indeed reached the 2m10 mark! And while they had never played a single minute together since the start of the season, the two giants were finally established together in Challenge Cup, facing the USAP. And inevitably, despite the 2m05 of their Moldovan Andrei Mahuthe Catalans struggled in touch…

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