He is a major shot that awaits the Montpellier rugby players from the get started, to assault the Top rated 14 period. Philippe Saint-André's men go to the La Rochelle lawn, European title winner, this Saturday at 21:05. A risky journey right after a shorter planning than common, because of to (or relatively thanks to) the title of champion of France, won at the conclude of June versus Castres.
"We will not be supplied presents" - Geoffrey Doumayrou, MHR rugby participant
The watchword is obvious: do not drop into euphoria and do not feel that every little thing will be simple. "It will choose a great deal far more effort to obtain the exact same final result.", acknowledges Geoffrey Doumayrou, who is thoroughly aware of the trouble of generating a great impact after a title. He who narrowly avoided the descent at the Stade Français in 2015-2016, 1 season following successful the Brennus Scudetto with the Parisian club. "We will not be specified gifts, every person will want to defeat us."
The MHR received in La Rochelle last time
Exact same vigilance for one particular of the coaches, Jean-Baptiste Élissalde, waiting around for its gamers at the corner, in spite of this reduced preparing. "If we you should not place factors ideal, we will have a bad get started to the period. The players know this but it is not more than enough, we have to establish it now". Believe versus a incredibly stable La Rochelle crew at dwellingeven even though the Montpellierans experienced accomplished the feat of profitable there past period (23-29).
All the things is flat now, at the starting of the year the place the MHR will have a good deal to do. Because after La Rochelle, l'Héraultais will obtain Bordeaux-Bègles subsequent weekendother group nominated for the title of champion.