Franck Azema’s last chance of winning the Champions Cup with Clermont – the one trophy to so far elude him– lives on after their 27-25 defeat of Wasps yesterday.
Coach Azema has reached the final three times with the Jaunards, as backs coach in 2013, and as head coach in 2015 and 2017. The club has won the Top 14 title twice on his coaching watch – in 2011 and 2017, and a Challenge Cup crown in 2019.
At the end of February, it was announced that Azema was to be released from the final two years of his contract.
Rumours had long been swirling that he was being courted by Mohed Altrad to ta...
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