Stade Toulousain's back wing Maxime Médard during a Top 14 match against Clermont at Toulouse Stadium, November 9, 2019. - Rémy Gabalda / AFP
A clash of Clermont-Toulouse to start the season: the National Rugby League unveiled the schedule for the 2020-2021 Top 14 season on Thursday, which begins with revenge for the last final and ends on the weekend of June 26.
"Rugby will resume its rights on Friday September 4 at Jean-Bouin where the Stade Français Paris will host the Bordeaux-Bègles Union while the 1st day will end with a trip from the Stade Toulouse, the last club to have brandished the shield of Brennus, on the lawn of ASM Clermont Auvergne for the remake of the 2019 Final of the Top 14 which will open the new time slot on Sunday evening, "announced the LNR in a press release.
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The 2019-2020 season was stopped in mid-March due to the Covid-19 pandemic. No champion has been designated, there has been no ascent or descent. The League has also retained two “highlights”: the “Boxing Day”, a festive ritual on the occasion of the holiday season, will take place on December 27 (12th day) with shocks Toulon-Clermont, La Rochelle- Montpellier or Toulouse-UBB.
The "Fan Days" are scheduled for the weekend of April 17 (21st day) with derbies and gala matches such as Racing 92-Stade Français, Montpellier-Toulon, Castres-Toulouse or Agen-UBB. Finally, the Top 14 final is scheduled for the weekend of June 26 at the Stade de France.
This year, the championship days will be spread over three days: one match on Friday (8.45 p.m.), five on Saturday (one at 3.15 p.m., four at 6.15 p.m.) and the last on Sunday (9.00 p.m.). In Pro D2, kick-off on September 4. The final is scheduled for June 5 or 6, the accession match on June 11, 12 or 13.
- ASM Clermont Auvergne
- Toulousain stadium
- Top 14