Rugby/Élite féminine: pour Lons, la victoire ou la relégation

After a difficult season, with a sixth place in the qualifying phase and a loss to Lille (18-5) in the second round of play-down, the Lons girls had one last chance …

After a complicated season, with a sixth place in the qualifying phase and a loss to Lille (18-5) in the second round of play-down, the Lons girls have one last chance to remain in Elite 1. For that, he will have to beat the Elite 2 champions, Valkyries Normandy this Sunday (1pm).

“We can’t say we are very serious before this meeting, we have a very complicated period. But the girls are present at the training, there was already a rematch in question after the defeat against Lille. For two weeks, we have been working hard, including sessions on our weak points. In order to avoid this access barrier in the best ways, the blower has been increased to the level of intensity, ”explains Élodie Poublan.

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Deux dynamiques contradict each other

The latter, who took the reins of the lonsoise team in early April, knows that rhythm can play a role in this match at the knife. “Confidence is on their side. They are still invading this season (19 wins in as many matches) and have just reached the final of Elite 2 (8-7 against La Rochelle). On the other hand, our championship is more complicated (three wins and ten losses). But we have to do everything we can to overcome this challenge. If we win this Sunday and get this hold on Elite 1, we could say we saved our season. I really hope we get there, ”concluded Élodie Poublan before this last chance match.

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