At the end of the match, the Blues posed with the jersey number 11, that of the former winger tragically disappeared on Tuesday. “Domi, we hope you enjoyed our boys’ game from up there.”
After the match, the FFR sent a photo of the Blues locker room on social media after their big victory against Italy (36-5). The players hold the flocked jersey of 11 (the one worn by Gabin Villière during the match), Christophe Dominici’s number. A photo captioned as follows: “We won for you”.
A second tweet, published a little later, was even more moving: “We cried a lot tonight. Domi, we hope you enjoyed our boys’ game from up there. We miss you. Rest in peace.”
Questioned by France 2 at the end of the match, Fabien Galthié had not managed to hide his emotion, he who played with Dominici before becoming his coach at the Stade Français. “Since the news of the disappearance, it’s been difficult all the time… It’s like that. It’s with his relatives … Let’s say that these are my most beautiful moments in rugby. ” During the week, the coach had been seen several times with cloudy eyes during training.