Rugby. Regional 2: Flamanville-Cherbourg, a terrific showcase for rugby within the Manche

Extra full, the Flamanvillais have logically taken the most effective of Cherbourg (Manche). (©Etienne PIGNOL)

The assembly between Flamanville and Cherbourg (Manche) turned to the benefit of the locals (37-11), in what represented a very good north-cotentinian rugby pageant. Wanting ahead to the return match!

Technical sheet

Flamanville-Cherbourg: 37-11.
Half time: 12-3.
Factors: Flamanville: 5 tries Bourgeois (14, 40, 42), Allair (71), Hanotel (80), 3 transformations Lecarpentier (14, 42), Ponsart (71), 2 penalties Lecarpentier (50), Ponsart (66 ). Cherbourg: 1 take a look at Bedouet (56), 2 penalties Abbezot (25), Chuinard (63).

The environment

It has been six years because the ROC and the RCCH clashed. So inevitably, as quickly because the composition of the group was introduced, the 2 northern Cotentino groups had checked the date of their reunion.

The folks across the area (about 400 folks, editor’s notice) proved how a lot this match was anticipated. It was shielded throughout. There have been supporters of each groups: it was roomy… An ideal environment! We hope it is going to be the identical in Valognes and within the return match in Cherbourg.

Stephane PelletantFlamanville coach

The visiting coach, Michel Desmidt, additionally appreciated the second: “There have been folks on each side. There was aggressiveness within the good sense of the phrase, it went very effectively. We have been very effectively acquired. »

There were a lot of people around the castle stadium on Sunday.
There have been lots of people across the citadel stadium on Sunday. (©Etienne PIGNOL)

The sport

The victory of the ROC, obtained with the offensive bonus, is indeniable. ” It was a Derby, it was performed so much in entrance”, signifies Stéphane Pelletant. For the latter, the important thing to the match lay within the expertise of his workforce: “Our gamers have recognized the higher degree, Cherbourg was a division under two seasons in the past, clearly it performed”. Michel Desmidt noticed a catchy RCCH workforce for about fifty minutes earlier than giving in: “I am a bit of disenchanted with the rating, however I am comfortable for the group which continues to progress slowly”.

The adversary

Even when he considers that there was “no picture” between the 2 groups, whether or not for A or for B, Stéphane Pelletant acknowledges the qualities of this RCCH workforce: “Cherbourg didn’t not parade. It is a valiant workforce, with warriors, I take my hat off to them”. “Flamanville is an efficient workforce, assures the Cherbourg coach. They have been stronger offensively, they’re in place, skilled. They’re the most effective workforce we have confronted thus far.”

The RCCH fought with its current weapons.
The RCCH fought with its present weapons. (©Etienne PIGNOL)

Hats off, Clement Bourgeois!

ROC supervisor and participant Clément Bourgeois was the person within the derby towards Cherbourg by scoring three tries. Sheltered within the maul or by eliminating his direct opponent within the final meters earlier than the road, the third middle line made the RCCH protection see all the colours, which gave in simply earlier than and simply after the return of the locker rooms beneath his battering. “I used to be effectively positioned on the proper time, relativizes the individual involved. It values ​​the work of the forwards. The previous skilled at Pau and Montauban has already scored 5 tries because the begin of the season, i.e. 5 matches, which places him on the high of the Regional 2 attempt scorer rankings. good, however it isn’t the last word aim, assures the younger thirty-year-old (31 years outdated). I additionally have the benefit of making others shine, as in Anthony Allair’s essay. »

Clément Bourgeois, author of three essays for Flamanville.
Clément Bourgeois, creator of three essays for Flamanville. (©Etienne PIGNOL)

The outcomes

For Flamanville, this improved victory permits him to maneuver on to 2e place within the standings, with one recreation lower than the chief Granville, situated a small level forward. The ROC took benefit of the truth that the RC du Bocage was exempt on November 13, 2022 to move him, with the identical variety of matches.

Cherbourg, alternatively, sees Saint-Lô move him and slip to the penultimate place within the standings. The 2 groups, furthermore, face one another on the Manécierie on the subsequent day, the November 27, 2022the place the RCCH should finish its collection of 4 consecutive defeats.

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