XV in France. William Servet: “Japanese team inspires us with fear”

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William Servat, France XV’s forward coach, fears the Japanese team.

In XV in France They are currently in Japan for the Summer Tour, which will face them twice Brave Blossoms (July 2, 9). At a press conference, William Servet I believe in this arrival without the many members or staff on the team, the rest of the many executives for these competitions, and what it represents Japan.

William Servet: “This is the last off-season of the World Cup”

When confronted by Japan, the XV in France would have to be written without their executivesAntoine DuPont, Gregory Aldrit Etc. Romain Ntamak, Left to rest. “We gave some elements a chance to relax. This is the last off-season of the World Cup, the last chance to revive, take stock and give them time to attack for the November Tour, the Six Nations Tournament and the World Cup, ”he explained. He saves William.

These players are missing, but there are others Charles Olivone, Who is the first captain of this team? “We have fewer experienced players, but there are new, younger ones. We expect a certain osmosis from the group and a desire to continue to thrive, ”adds Stade Toulouse’s former hooker. Some “slammers” are still part of the team Damien Penaud, Maxim Luke, Melvin Jaminet Or Special principle.

XV in France knows that “there will be Japan”.

In the story, the France Not encountered Japan Only three times (2003, 2011, 2018). By the end of the tour, he will have doubled that figure. In the absence of recent encounters, employees observed their opponent at both meetings Braves Blossoms Played againstUruguay, And also in the competitions of the autumn tour. “This Japanese team has not played much since the crisis Kovid-19But she played important matches, ”explains William Cervat.

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Japan played 4 Tests last autumn: againstAustralia (Defeat 23-32), aIreland (Loss 60-5), the Portugal (25-38 wins) andScotland (Defeat 29-20). “All these teams fought against Japan. A few years ago, Japan was a little lower in terms of level. Today, this is not the case. When we look at the Japanese team we are going to face next weekend, it amazes us. This is great because it allows us to better prepare for this tour. We know our opponent is ready for that, ”the forward coach analyzed.

Start a tour without Shawn Edward and Laurent Labyrinth

Kovid-19 was positive, two staff members and two players were unable to board before flying to the Land of the Rising Sun on Wednesday, June 22nd. That Imerich Luke Etc. Max Spring I was able to join the group on Saturday 25th June after the negative tests, which is not the case Laurent Labbitt, Full back coaches, and Sean Edwards, In charge of the defense, he was forced to remain in Paris.

During training on Japanese soil, the attending coaches took absentee positions, assuring William Servet of the midterms of the attack: “I had already paid little attention to the midfield game with Laurent (Labit). So it was done continuously. I exchanged words with him, and I presented to the players what he had said to me. The days are approaching for the first match to start on July 2nd. The XV in France has only 6 days left to properly prepare for the Japanese Challenge.

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