Montech. Resumption in continuity for the “Poppies” rugby

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After a busy off-season, the 110th anniversary of the club, the garage sales, the local festival, the first Coqueli’Rock festival, the Montechois rugby “Poppies” are back in working order.

The seniors have returned to training. The season promises to be difficult but exciting.

“We will be in the role of” little thumb “, confides Stéphane Pinasseau, co-president of the club. It’s been a very long time since Montech has played at such a level. We will face teams that are used to playing regularly in this category. The movements at the off-season stop were not numerous, only 8 recruits, only 1 departure recorded and 3 for professional reasons. On the other hand, we recorded 9 climbs from juniors to seniors with all the rugby values ​​acquired during their passage. in rugby school.”

“The “Poppies” want to be and remain a training club, adds Laurent Ginestet, another co-president. We will start the championship humbly against a large engine of the hen, the Racing-Club montalbanais, on September 18, at the Launet stadium, in Montech. “

The hen of the derbies

In addition to this first meeting against Racing, other meetings will have a taste of derby in this regional 1 pool D which includes four Tarn-et-Garonne clubs, Montech, RC Montauban, Bressols, Lauzerte, should we add the neighbor Saint -Jory/Bruguières and Souillac, Saint-Céré, Gourdon, Luzech and Bretenoux/Biars.

A quality hen that is not easy, but nothing scares the “Poppies”. The senior staff has been renewed with Norbert Meesseman and Jérôme Barthélemy who, with the new recruits, intends to make mayonnaise with the old and the juniors.

An exciting start to the championship

To start this new season, the Montéchois eliminated twice in a row, RC Montauban on September 18 and Gourdon on September 25, before moving to Bressols on October 2 for a second derby in three matches.

“It’s a season that will keep us going for eight months, confided this supporter after discovering the new calendar. We have confidence in our players and their coaches, we will be there to push them to victory as we have been doing for many years, in fast times as well as in difficulty.”

A new and beautiful season which begins on the lands of Montéchoises.

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