Franck Azéma new manager of Toulon

The former Clermont coach succeeds Patrice Collazo, dismissed at the start of the week.

Rugby Club Toulonnais announced on Thursday the appointment of Franck Azéma as general manager. The former Clermont coach succeeds Patrice Collazo, thanked Tuesday after another defeat in La Rochelle (6-39) last Sunday. Author of a bad start to the season, the RCT vegetated at 13th place in the Top 14. “The preparation for the match against Biarritz Olympique remains led by James Coughlan and the Toulon staffSays the RCT.

A great challenge to take up

Franck Azéma

«I am very proud to join the Rugby Club Toulonnais, an emblematic club of French and European rugby. I am impressed by the facilities of the RCT Campus, which in themselves are a source of motivation and performance. The opportunity to lead the sporting future of the RCT represents a great challenge to take up. I look forward to returning to the pitch and sharing my experience with the players and staff, with the aim of achieving positive results for the club very quickly.», Confided Franck Azéma.

«I am very happy to welcome Franck Azema, a high quality manager with extensive experience in French rugby, declared for his part Bernard Lemaitre, president of the RCT. He has demonstrated his skills and obtained convincing results during these years spent at ASM Clermont-Auvergne and USA Perpignan. Our common ambition will be to quickly find the path to victory and success, in the Top 14 as well as in the European Cup.»


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