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IN IMAGES, IN PICTURES. Salt Bae, Cannes, Chasse… The holidays of the Blues who are not in Australia

Like Matthieu Jalibert, Thierry Paiva and Bernard Le Roux, the Blues not selected for the tour in Australia take full advantage of their holidays abroad. (©Screenshot / Fotojet)

While the XV of France is still in the race to win the test series in Australia, several frames are missing. Injured for some, left to rest by the coach Fabien Galthie for others, they all took some well-deserved holidays and took the opportunity to share some memories on their social networks.

Antoine Dupont, Grégory Alldritt and Matthieu Jalibert with Salt Bae

With his unique way of salting red meat, he has become a must among the stars, and various players in the XV of France gave in to the hype by going to spend an evening in the restaurant of Salt Bae, in Mykonos. This is also the case of Willgory alldritt and Antoine Dupont. The two friends trained in Auch went with other friends to Nusr-Et Steakhouse on the Cyclades island.

The day before, it’s the opening half of the Blues Matthew Jalibert who also dined at the table of the famous chef of Turkish origin whose influencers are very fond of. The player spent his stay with his Bordeaux teammate, the pillar Thierry Paiva.

Gaël Fickou on the Croisette

For its part, the international center of Racing 92 Gaël Fickou was meanwhile in the spotlight at 73e Cannes film festival. He posted a photo of himself posing on the red carpet in a burgundy tuxedo and in good company, as he is accompanied by the ex-Miss France Maeva Coucke.

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Return to their native land for Bernard Le Roux and Paul Willemse

We know the interest shown by players of South African origin in hunting. Thus, in a photo published by Paul Willemse, we see the second line of Montpellier initiating his son to this discipline by Namibiaa country borderingSouth Africa, his native land. Both have their own guns… We’ll let you guess which one is a toy.

A few kilometers away, it is Bernard LeRoux who also found nature in motocross. The second line of Racing 92 is a fighter vehicle enthusiast and has published a new photo of him in the South African plain, riding a motocross. We also know that the native of Moorreesburg (near Cape Town) has wild animals on his family farm and was seen posing alongside an elephant.

Bernard Le Roux took advantage of his holidays to indulge his passion for motocross.
Bernard Le Roux took advantage of his holidays to indulge his passion for motocross. (©Instagram screenshot@Bernard Le Roux)

Tolofua and Lebel with a famous rapper, Aldegheri imitates Dupont

As for Toulouse Selevasio Tolofua and matthis Lebelthey left together to bask the pill in Martinique. But before getting there, the third row and the Rouge et Noir winger crossed paths with the young Frenchman hatik at the airport and immortalized this meeting. The latter became known with the first role in the series Validon Canal+and is a hit today with his album “Pliante Chair” which has just been certified platinum with more than 100,000 sales.

The European and French champions Matthis Lebel and Selevasio Tolofua seem to be having a good time in Martinique.
The European and French champions Matthis Lebel and Selevasio Tolofua seem to be having a good time in Martinique. (©Instagram screenshot Selevasio Tolofua)

Note also that it is not onlyAntoine Dupont who enjoys jumping off cliffs. In the Mediterranean creeks, the pillar Dorian Aldegheri proves that he is also a thrill seeker. The international sets the bar higher than his club partner by diving headfirst. At Toulouse Stadiumone wonders who can do (even) better.

Like his teammate Antoine Dupont, the pillar of the Stade Toulousain Dorian Aldegheri did not hesitate to take the plunge this summer.
Like his teammate Antoine Dupont, the pillar of the Stade Toulousain Dorian Aldegheri did not hesitate to take the plunge this summer. (©Instagram screenshot)

Nans Ducuing with a distant, very distant supporter…

It’s a rather improbable story that no player could have imagined. On vacation at Zanzibaran African island off the coast of Tanzaniathe whimsical back of the UBB Nans Ducuing ran into… a local fan.

By pure chance, the native of Bazus-Aure (Hautes-Pyrénées) came across a Zanzibaran fisherman wearing a UBB collector’s jersey, which dates from the first season of the merger between Stade Bordelais and CABBG, in 2006.

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