Rugby

Lyon reward red-hot Mignoni with five-year-deal

2017-09-26 08:30
Pierre Mignoni (Getty)

Lyon - Pierre Mignoni penned a five-year extension as Lyon coach on Monday after overseeing their promotion to the Top 14 and overseeing a flying start to the current campaign.

Lyon are third in the French top flight, just a point behind leaders Montpellier, after five games under the 40-year-old former France scrumhalf. 

"I believe ever more strongly in the Lyon project," said Mignoni, who spent four years as defensive coach at Toulon. 

"I was a little afraid of the length of the contract at first but I want to take Lyon to the very top of French rugby," said the coach whose new deal runs until 2023.

Read more on:    lyon  |  rugby
NEXT ON SPORT24X

Stormers move to Plan B

2018-04-22 20:02

What To Read Next

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...

Featured

The 2017/18 Absa Premiership season is under way. Can Bidvest Wits defend their title? Will Soweto giants Kaizer Chiefs or Orlando Pirates emerge victorious? Or will the bookies' favourites, Mamelodi Sundowns, taste success for a record eighth time? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs
Vote

Who would you like to see start in the No 10 jersey for the Springboks in the first Test against England in June?

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.