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Daglan, Allez ! Go !

Tomorrow (Saturday), our village plays host to a celebration of 100 years of the great game of rugby in the Céou Valley, which is where Daglan is (perhaps unsurprisingly) located. On the wall of the Mairie (the Mayor’s office) hangs … Continue reading

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For rugby fans only

This coming weekend, our little village is hosting a celebration of what is easily the favourite sport in southwest France — rugby. This banner gives the overview: Yes, it’s the centenary of the game of rugby in the valley of … Continue reading

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Sports day

Yesterday was a sports day of sorts in the Greater Daglan Area — at least for some rugged ultramarathoners and a lot of charged-up young rugby players who we watched on and off through the day. For my wife Jan … Continue reading

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