Sylvain Houles will be a Super League coach – with or without Toulouse

15 May 2018 12:19
In praise of the Toulouse Olympique coach; rugby league makes Eurovision look sensible; and a football-related teaserBy Gavin Willacy for No Helmets RequiredBefore their second-half meltdown at Warrington on Sunday, most fans assumed any new overseas team in the Super League next season will be Toronto Wolfpack. Don’t write them off, but also be prepared for another interloper: Toulouse Olympique have quietly sidled up behind the leaders and could close the gap at the top to a single point if they silence the Wolfpack at St James’s Park on Saturday lunchtime, when their Championship clash opens the Magic Weekend.Well-travelled Toulouse prop Eddy Pettybourne fully expects Olympique boss Sylvain Houles to be coaching in the Super League soon whether that is with TO13 next year or not. Pettybourne has been hugely impressed by Houles, both on and off the training pitch in south-west France. Related: Toronto Wolfpack lose their heads to let Warrington run riot with 12 tries Related: Sylvain Houles interview: on coaching Toulouse Olympique and farming sheep Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian