In episode nineteen of ‘Talking European Rugby League’ Graeme Thompson meets Christophe Jouffret. Christophe has had long involvement with Rugby League and been part of the leadership at the two most important organisations in France: the French Federation and Catalan Dragons. This had provided him with a unique insight including working with the RFL to bring in a French team in Super League, the choosing which club and in time joining the successful club, Catalan Dragons. He describes the nature of the relationship between France and England and how France sought to help other European nations. He recalls the elation of winning the Challenge Cup and reveals what he is most proud of over the last 20 years.