A sentence in the Top 14 (13th) with only one victory in seven days, the SU Agen will begin this Friday (20 hours) at Armandie his campaign in the Challenge Cup in the face of the franchise Italian of the Zebre of Parma, with the ambition to “learn to earn”. For this, the staff’agenais has chosen to align a mixed team, consisting of pro players and young Hopefuls.
It is as well as players used the team pennant as Sadie, Fouyssac, Marchois, Kotze or Miquel (promoted to captain) will mentor young people “beginners” as Lucas Tolot, Nicolas Metge or Kamaliele Tufele, while the nine players who participated last Saturday in the victory of the Hopes of the SUA in the face of the Section Paloise (45-35) will start this encounter on the bench.
Multiple frames in holidays
note that the hinge will be formed by Mathieu Lamoulie and Lucas Rubio, associated for the first time, while several senior members of the team pennant agenaise are on vacation this week, and others work on their physical, or are in the phase of réathlétisation.
Finally, another meeting of this pool 3 of the Challenge Cup clash this Thursday evening (20: 45) Pau at Gloucester where will the SUA next Thursday within the framework of the second day of this Challenge Cup.
- team SU Agen
Laporte – Read. Tolot, Sadie, Fouyssac, Metge – (o) Lamoulie, (m) Rubio – Kotze, Miquel (cap.), Tanga – Braendlin, Marchois – Akhobadze, Ngauamo, Tufele. Substitutes : Martinez, Correa, Chabeaudie, Van der Merwe, Jegerlehner, Verdu, Conduché, Russel.
- The team of Zebre
Gaffney – Di Giulio, Pratichetti, Afamasaga, Venditti – (o) Bordoli, (m) Palazzani – Meyer, Minnie, Sarto (cap.) – Bernabo, Krumov – Bello, Luus, Marchi. Replacements : Fabiani, Lovotti, Tenga, Sisi, Licata, Violi, Azzolini, Boni.
Match this Friday at 20 hours stade Alfred Armandie Agen, arbitration of Ian Tempest (England).