Rugby League: a sibling of champions in Pia

The two brothers Valentin and Joris make the good days respectively of Saint-Estève XIII Catalan and Baho

Two young pianists, Valentin and Joris Fernandez, brothers in addition, were honored at the end of the season, in their respective rugby clubs. Valentin, 19, started rugby at the age of 4, at Bompas à XV, then he joined the Baho XIII club at the age of 10 and Saint-Estève-XIII Catalan from the category U19, club in which he has been playing for 3 years.

He occupies the position of hooker. “We had an exceptional season by finishing undefeated. I am very proud to have won two titles, the French Championship against Toulouse then the French Cup against Carcassonne, which reward the team’s work throughout the season. year. I would also like to salute all the educators I have had and who have made me progress during these fifteen years of rugby”says Valentine.

As for his brother Joris, 16, also a hooker, he started rugby at the age of 5. Beginnings at XV in Bompas for two years then he evolved to XIII in Baho at the age of 7, club in which he currently plays and with which he won the Coupe de France, June 4 at the Daniel-Ambert stadium from Pia. “We beat Carpentras in the final of the Coupe de France with a score of 24-18. This match was disputed until the last minute when Carpentras did not give up. We were able to remain united and concentrated so as not to let s “Fly the title. It is a reward for the whole group as well as all the staff who have supervised us throughout the year”, explains Joris. Seeds of champions to follow.

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