The young shoots of the Toulouse training center achieved a superb performance by offering themselves the scalp of Montpellier (26-21), leader of the pool before the kick-off on Saturday night. “This is undoubtedly our best game of the season and against the best training center in France it’s even better,” said Romain Ternel. The Fenix coach could be happy in front of the state of mind displayed by his men, yet not spared by the absences (Piovan, Frechou).
Very efficient defensively – “while we only worked on the attack the previous week”, joked Ternel-, the teammates of Simon Laurent de Valors have literally beaten the Hérault.
“Everyone is progressing”
First at the start of the match when they had to wait until the 7th minute to score their first goal (3-1). Returned to height at half-time (12-12), the Montpellier then counted up to three units ahead of twenty minutes from the end (15-12). Time for the Toulouse defense to re-mobilize, under the impetus in particular of the precious Mathis Gardent, and to close the shop at 21-21. There were then ten minutes to play and the Toulousains would no longer concede a single goal! Result: a 5-0 full of control, concluded with a sublime kung fu which definitely sealed this very nice success.
Here is the Fenix returned to the height of its victim of the weekend, in second place in the pool, just behind Ajaccio. “It is proof that there is real team cohesion and it is very interesting for the future. And then individually, I find that everyone is improving and it is even more important than winning matches. the weekend, “concluded Ternel. Both at the same time, it’s even better …
TOULOUSE II 26 – MONTPELLIER II 21
MT: 12-12. Arbitrators: MM. Chastanet and Couret.
FENIX II.- Guardians: De Valors (cap. 23 minutes 6 stops), Ferrier (37 minutes 9 stops dt 1/5).
Scorer: Albouy (1/4) Briet (5/8), Claire (1/2), Firmesse (3/4), Fontes, Giraudeau (4/6), Jargeac (3/8 dt 2/3), Payet, Didelot (7/10), Ralambofiringa (2/2).
Temporary exclusions: Didelot (25) Briet (38) Firmesse (46).
MONTPELLIER II.- Goalkeepers: Ona, Bolzinger (cap. 60 min. 7 stops dt 2/4 pen.).
Scorer: Berthier (7/11), Fournie (1/1), Cornette (0/3), Dubois (3/7 dt 3/4 pen.), Gaillard, Isnard (2/4), Paul, Lagrange (1/3 ), Prat (3/6), Puigségur, Saidani (2/4), Vignal (2/3 dt 1/1).
Temporary exclusions: Puigségur (5) Prat (18) Fournie (21, 58) Gaillard (40).