He will not have missed much and at the same time so much of everything at Racing to see a new Champions Cup final after those of 2016, 2018 and 2020. During a meeting relocated to Lens, due to a concert from Sexion d’Assaut to Paris La Défense Arena, the Ile-de-France residents came up against Rochelais who were undoubtedly a little more powerful and enduring (13-20), contesting their success until the last minute.

La Rochelle will therefore play the final on May 28 in Marseille against the ogre from Ireland, Leinster, who defeated Toulouse the day before (40-17).