French rugby federation ordered to pay €1 million to sacked coach

2019-04-08 14:38
Guy Noves (AP)

Toulouse - The French rugby federation was ordered by an industrial tribunal on Monday to pay €1 million in compensation to sacked national coach Guy Noves.

Noves, who had sought €2.9 million euros in damages, became the first France coach ever to be sacked, in December 2017, after a meagre seven wins from 22 matches alongside 14 defeats and a humiliating home draw with 2019 World Cup hosts Japan.

Under Noves, France lost six consecutive games between June and November 2017, a string of results that federation chief Bernard Laporte deemed unacceptable.

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