Aurillac


Also found in: Wikipedia.

Aurillac

(ôrēyäk`), town (1990 pop. 32,654), capital of Cantal dept., S central France, in Auvergne, on the Jordanne River. An industrial, communications, and market center, it is noted for its furniture, footwear, pharmaceuticals, and Cantal cheese. It has an 18th-century church and picturesque old houses.
References in periodicals archive ?
He can take care of Aurillac, who we noted in running at Chepstow recently.
Alors que les Bearnais occupaient le tierce de tete du Championnat depuis le 13 janvier, voila que deux defaites a Massy puis a Aurillac les ont fait retrograder, et, a la vue du calendrier qui attend les hommes de David Aucagne et David Rey, nul doute qu'il leur faudra cravacher pour que les phases finales passent par le stade du Hameau.
He leaves at the end of the season to take up a two-year contract with the French Pro Div 2 side Aurillac, coached by former Ireland international Jeremy Davidson.
A group of Middlesbrough College students visited Aurillac in central France to learn more about French food, cooking and culture at the Lyce Raymond Cortat.
Cavendish, who won stages five and seven last week to take his career tally to 17, was in a strong position in the finale of the 158-kilometre 10th stage from Aurillac to Carmaux, but Greipel (Omega Pharma-Lotto) won the race to the line.
Sale Sharks have completed the signing of Russian second-row forward Andrei Ostrikov from French club Aurillac.
AURILLAC, France: Spanish rider Luis Leon Sanchez of the Caisse d'Epargne team won a dramatic 7th stage of the Tour de France, a 159 kilometres ride from Brioude here yesterday.
LUIS LEON SANCHEZ'S enterprise paid off with a flying solo escape in the final five kilometres to win the seventh stage of the Tour de France from Brioude to Aurillac.
LEADING final positions after stage 7 (Brioude - Aurillac, 159km): 1 Luis Leon Sanchez Gil (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne 3hrs 52mins 53secs, 2 Stefan Schumacher (Ger) Gerolsteiner at 0.
Coverage of the seventh stage of the famous race, as the riders continue in the mountains on the 159km journey from Brioude to Aurillac.
Wales defied the sub-zero temperatures in Aurillac to take a 17-6 lead three minutes into the second half with converted tries from Ospreys winger Aled Brew and Llanelli loose-forward Jonathan Mills.
Her influence may have helped to form Otto's high concept of his own destiny, which was encouraged by his tutors, who included the cultivated French cleric Gerbert of Aurillac.