At the end of each season, the same key moment occur. From the coronation of the champions, to a fortunate rise, or a difficult relegation, a small handful of players have a regular appointment: retirement. It's time to say goodbye to the team, the fans and the pitch.
Clap de fin looks back at the careers of five players whose qualities and longevity have left their mark on French rugby. This summer, the "Clap de fin" selection gives you access to some of the great moments in the careers of six emblematic players in French rugby.
2022/2023 was their last season, find Clap de fin on LegendaryPlays.com
To be discovered on LegendaryPlays.com from 3 to 24 July
The bulldozer of French rugby, Mathieu Bastareaud, ended his career on 16 July 2023. His imposing physique and powerful game shook the opposing defences tremble. Discover the moments when he destroyed everything in his path.
Available on LegendaryPlays.com from 10/07
La Rochelle's iconic captain, Romain Sazy, said farewell to rugby on 20 August 2023. His unwavering determination propelled his team to the top. Discover his moments of bravery that electrified the crowds.
Available on LegendaryPlays.com from 24 July.
Masterful centre Rémi Lamerat retired on 5 August 2023. His visionary play and impeccable technique made him a true master of attack. Discover his moments of genius that left their mark on French rugby.
Available from 31 July on LegendaryPlays.com
Legendary No. 8 Sergio Parisse played his last match on 12 August 2023. His leadership on the field and his vision of the game made him an icon of French rugby. Dive into the legacy he leaves behind.
Available on LegendaryPlays.com from 07 August
Exceptional scrum-half Morgan Parra has announced his retirement on 27 August 2023. His tactical intelligence and surgical precision on foot have made him a master of the game. Immerse yourself in the captivating world of this outstanding player.