What is rugby? There will never be a moment like that one. On the other side, you have the most powerful team in the world. Fifteen mental and physical ultimate warriors, 100 percent disciplined, masters of skills. But this is you and your lads, and you have been working a hell of a lifetime for this game. Their fly-half speed up with the ball on his hands, their backline moves.

It is not every day that we have truly, classic, legendary champions with us. Believe it or not, we spent the last days hosting “Les Espoirs du Perpignan”, or the Under–23 of the Union Sportive Arlequins Perpignanais, or USAP Perpignan, one of the mythologic rugby jerseys of France. These big boys, national champions in 2017, travelled to Lisbon on a training camp. The Perpignan´s academy is really a champions factory,