Reserve team qualified for semi-finals


St Estève XIII Catalan (9) 43
T : Rougé, Llong, Flovie, Laurent, Perez, Franco, J. Chan
G : Brochon 6, Perez
DG : Rougé 

Villeneuve (14) 24
T : Tuitahi, Bachoukh, Godinet, Tabu
G : Lasvenes, Kriouache
DG :


Catalans Dragons reserve team produced a hardworking performance to beat Villeneuve 43-24 in the French Elite Championship first Playoffs game.

7 tries helped Justin Murphy’s side to seal a precious win over Villeneuve. Behind at the break, the reserve team scored quickly in the second half to go front. With a 25-24 lead 5 minutes before the end, Catalans Dragons reserve team scored 3 more tries to secure a 43-24 victory in a tough clash.

The reserve team will travel to Lézignan next weekend to reach the French Elite Championship Final.



St Estève XIII Catalan:  Brochon, Flovie, Laguerre, J. Chan, Franco, Meresta-Doucet, Rougé, Vailhen, Zafra, Dezaria, Perez, Le Cam, Cozza
Subs : Llong, Laurent, Scimone, T. Chan

Villeneuve : Lasvenes, Nicolas, Tuitahi, Brioux, Bachoukh, Robin, Kriouache, Pettybourne, Godinet, Fakir, Vergniol, Benouahab, Biscarro
Subs : Gauthier, Mika, Tabu, Masselot