New Stade Francais head coach Heyneke Meyer has acknowledged his intention to make the membership into the most effective on this planet as he was unveiled in Paris on Monday.
The previous Springboks coach takes over a facet, two factors away from second from backside Oyonnax, with an extra 4 factors separating them and backside facet Brive, who they face in two week’s time earlier than they play playoff-battling La Rochelle on the ultimate day of the season.
“The goals may take some time to come to fruition, but I never make promises that I can’t keep. I like to under-promise and over-deliver,” Meyer mentioned on the Stade Jean-Bouin.
“When I had a meeting with Doctor Wild [club chairman Dr. Hans-Peter Wild] I said to him I don’t want to go into rugby or a team if I can’t have the same vision to build the best team in the world.”
Since profitable their final Bouclier de Brennus in 2015, Stade went via a tough time with a proposed merger with Racing 92 cancelled, earlier than former president Thomas Savare bought the membership to Wild in Could 2017.
Whereas the staff who finishes backside will likely be relegated, second-from-bottom will face a relegation playoff towards the second-placed facet within the Professional D2, with the winner having a spot in subsequent season’s High 14.