Two leading French rugby clubs announce merger


Stade Français and Racing 92, winners, respectively, of the Top 14 in the 2014-15 and 2015-16 seasons, said they will merge into one club this autumn, pooling their financial ressources in order to build a single team of 'reference'. 

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Stade Français and Racing 92, two leading French rugby union clubs both based in the Paris region, announced plans on Monday to merge, reports The Telegraph.