Major youth rugby tournament: in Nîmes, Béziers conquered the Camargue

Major youth rugby tournament: in Nîmes, Béziers conquered the Camargue

Les M10 nîmois vainqueurs de leur catégorie, avec le président Calligaro. MIDI LIBRE – FRANCOIS LAILLOU

Le tournoi avait lieu le premier week-end de juin au stade Kaufmann. Béziers succède à Nîmes au palmarès.

"Aqui es Béziers !" This refrain, well known on the pitches of Pro D2, resonated for long minutes in the aisles of the Kaufmann stadium this weekend. Where it’is rather "Here, here, it’is Nîmes !" which is usually favored by the Nîmes public.

More than 800 children

But it was the young players from the Béziers Hérault Sports Association who raised the “planchot” of the Camargue Trophy (which brings together the M10, M12 and M14 categories), the defending champion of which was the Nîmes rugby school.

Major youth rugby tournament: in Nîmes, Béziers conquered the Camargue

Béziers succeeds Nîmes in the Camargue shield rankings. FREE NOON – FRANCOIS LAILLOU

For this 2024 edition, more than 800 kids from a dozen teams from Corsica, Var, Hérault, Aude and even of the Drôme played the intervals to make the colors of their jerseys shine.

The under-10s of RC Nîmes won in their category

On the RCN side, the under-10s, supervised in particular by former player and captain Romain Raynaud, won the tournament in their age category. The M12 and M14 finished 3rd.

Beyond the sporting results, these two days above all showed how "these meetings are essential for our young rugby players, for the memories that" rsquo;they are built for life", as pointed out by Steeve Calligaro, the president of the Gard club.

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