It’s the resumption at the rugby school of the Entente Fleury Salles Coursan XV

Recently, the Salles stadium hosted the first training sessions for all categories of young people, from baby rugby (3 years old) to under 14s, i.e. 6 complete categories.

Many people were there with parents present, a good part of the educators, the presidents of the EFSC, the mayors of Fleury, Salles, Vinassan and the deputy of Coursan and even television ! The president, Patrick La Paglia, after a word of welcome to all, specified that his school was the 3rd in the department. He then passed on the floor to his secretary Gilbert Monestier who, as always, detailed the activities of the rugby school with precision. With an increase of more than 10 % of headcount, last year was quite lively : creation of 2 women’s teams under 18 at 15, and at 10 in a rally with ESV and the RCN, training every week (1 in Salles, 2 in 3 villages) ; participation in the annual gathering of rugby schools” Aude point of view “, in 21 FFR tournaments, including 9 organized by the school in the 4 villages, participation of children under 14 in the Orange challenge where they qualified for the regional final ; 18th challenge of the 4 bell towers over 1 day with 19 rugby schools, more than 1 200 young people, 90 teams, 100 volunteers on 21 pitches spread over the 4 villages ; participation in 4 end-of-season tournaments. Without forgetting the organization of the Christmas tree, a bingo, a trip, an end-of-year outing and finally, participation in village events.

The treasurer Marc Gianet presented a very correct balance sheet with even a small profit. The three town halls present were unanimous in emphasizing the importance of volunteer work, the growth in numbers, and the values ​​of this school, which includes a mission of public interest “. With a slight caveat, it was specified that rugby school is not a drive, sometimes you have to give more when you take so much “. Indeed, the officials had launched an appeal for volunteers beforehand, the commodity is becoming quite rare.

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