Professional clubs around Europe will hold this weekend to a minute’s silence at tribute to Stade Francais youth player Nicolas Chauvin, who died after being injured in a match aged 18.

Chauvin sustained a broken neck on Sunday at a speech in Bordeaux.

By providing free entrance to enthusiasts at the Stade Jean Bouin on Friday to their Challenge Cup success over Ospreys, stade Francais honoured Chauvin.

Chauvin is your 2nd player after injuries sustained in a game this season to perish.

Afterwards being substituted after a handle at a match Back in August Stade Aurillacois center a room that was shifting, collapsed in shortly.

France’s sports minister Roxana Maracineanu said she would match French Rugby Federation (FFR) president Bernard Laporte to discuss ways of averting more deaths.

“It’s time that the game accommodates its own rules to protect younger players from the risks,” she said.

The FFR has responded by asking World Rugby to hold.


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