Santiago Cordero and his colleagues from the Union Bordeaux Begles. - Daniel Vaquero / SIPA

They found their way back to the training center. The players of the Union Bordeaux-Bègles set foot on the premises of their club this Monday, after an unprecedented end of the season.

The rugby players will comply with the medial protocol implemented by the National Rugby League and validated by the Ministry of Sports and the Ministry of Health who have recommended regular screening for high-level athletes.

Gradual recovery today for our players!
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- UBB Rugby (@UBBrugby) June 1, 2020

As part of Phase 1 of the NRL protocol, each player will undergo medical tests and exams this week. Then only, they will be able to go in small groups to weight training sessions as part of a re-athletics program.

To put on the crampons and touch the oval ball, it will take another month. What have ants in the legs. Just like the supporters who are not yet authorized to return to watch training at the Ceva Campus, closed to the public.


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  • Rugby
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