VARL XIII have been around since the 1960's. Villegailhenc pop.1,357 and partner Aragon with 465 bods just a few kilometres up stream towards the Black Mountains to the north.They played in Elite 2 a few years back under the Cabardes tag. Today they are Carcassonne's reserve side and have some quality. Moly organising things played for France in the WC of 2008 and Faure, Jovani, Tiquet and Constans have played lots of Elite 1 footy. Undefeated in the league this year. They thought they have had a chance as Palau lost last weekend to their Elite 2 neighbours Baho in the league while the home side had already seen off two second tier out fits Villefranche and Carpentras in earlier rounds. What won it for the visitors was half back Marginet and back rower Touxagas.Both have played SL for the Dragons. The latter best remembered for his 80 metre winning try at Cardiff against the Quins. His father is Palau's President.
Toulouse 22-18 St Esteve
Lyon 14-46 Carcassonne
The fourth tie tomorrow: Avignon-Limoux
Final is at Stade Domec in Carcassonne on Sunday 13the April.
Edited by audois, 22 February 2014 - 09:04 PM.