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The Pink Rockets of Stade Français champions of France Elite 2 go up to Elite 1


Highlights: Pink Rockets beat La Rochelle 22-3 in the final of the second division. Ile-de-France club will return to the Elite 1 after relegation last season. Stade Français will have two sections, women's and men's, for the 2023-2024 season. Angéline Viardot scored the only try of the game (36th) for the Pink Rockets. Lucile Caffy converted the penalties to transform the penalties into tries. The Pink Rockets will face AC Bobigny in Elite 1.

A year after their relegation, the players of the capital club return to the first division thanks to a 22-3 victory against La Rochell

Stade Français will once again have its two sections, women's and men's, at the highest level of French rugby for the 2023-2024 season. The Pink Rockets, who suffered relegation last season, will not have lingered in Elite 2. Thanks to their 22-3 victory this Saturday at the Sainte-Germaine stadium, in Bouscat, in the suburbs of Bordeaux, against La Rochelle in the final of the second division, the Ile-de-France women offer themselves the right to return to the Elite 1.


🏆 🔥Elite 2, Final
⛵️ 3 - 22 🌸

— Pink Rockets (@PinkRocketsSF) June 10, 2023

The second line, Angéline Viardot, scored the only try of the game (36th). For the rest it was Lucile Caffy who was comfortable against the poles to transform the penalties.


🔥That's it, we did it! Our Pinks win the beautiful against the @staderochelais to offer themselves the title of Champions of France Elite 2!

🏆 Elite 2, Final
⛵️ 3 - 22 🌸

— Pink Rockets (@PinkRocketsSF) June 10, 2023

Stade Français had finished second, two points behind Rochelaise in the regular phase. But in the finals the Pink Rockets were able to make the difference by winning 43-25 in the semifinals against Rouen at the Jean-Bouin stadium, while they were led 19-0. E, Elite 1 they will find another Ile-de-France team, AC Bobigny.

Source: leparis

All sports articles on 2023-06-10

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