Jacky Lorenzetti, the billionaire owner of Racing 92, knew that a conventional rugby stadium would do little to attract Parisians. So, when he set about finding a home for a club in which he had already invested multiple millions, razzmatazz, rather than rugby, took precedence.
Sat, 11 Jan, 2020
By New Year’s Eve, we had disconnected the television at the house in Paris, so I had to slip next door to a pub-restaurant I knew prided itself on multi-screen sports. Montpellier-Brive was on one channel and off in the corner, with a few quiet seats underneath it was coverage of Racing 92’s trip down to Oyonnax.
Fri, 05 Jan, 2018
If the ERC need to remind its constituent partners of what it is that makes the Heineken Cup a riveting tournament, just replay at their next board meeting the last five minutes of action at Perpignan’s Stade Aime Giral and the Aviva Stadium on Saturday.
Mon, 16 Dec, 2013
Jonathan Sexton has got an early taste of the idiosyncrasies of Racing Metro president Jacky Lorenzetti with the Paris club moving their first home match of the season 500km away to the seaside — because most of their supporters will be on holiday.
Fri, 19 Jul, 2013