Handball.  Pre-national: Tourlaville trusts the elders

Handball. Pre-national: Tourlaville trusts the elders

CL Tourlaville (Manche), standing: Romain Pautaire (coach), David Jourdain, Louis Lejeune, Maximilien Blot, Titouan Horel, Rodrigue Sébire, Florian Garnier, Carl Duporté (injured); squatting: Antoine Martineau, Benjamin Rose, Alexandre Legriffon, Nicolas Lavoine, Sébastien Jourdain. (© La Presse de la Manche)

During this evening Saturday, September 17, 2022, CL Tourlaville (delegated municipality of Cherbourg-en-Cotentin, Manche) launched its 2022-2023 season with Eglantine by a serious victory (33-28) against Upper Normans from Eu. ” We did two good starts at each start of the season summarizes Romain Pautaire, who also succeeded in his first steps as a head coach senior team.

“There were good and bad. We were able to start executing our game plan, namely aggressive defense and quick ball runs. »

Romain PautaireCoach CL Tourlaville

A new cycle

One at a time last season half fig half grape (8E), CLT starts cycle sa new coachwhich wishes to establish a a project that makes sense. Romain Pautaire, now retired, can be counted on recruits which he knows by heart since playing with them. Sébastien Jourdain came out of early retirement that started with Covid, his brother David returned to the Cotentin after great seasons at Gonfreville (N1) and Alex Legriffon and Maximilien Blot moved from the team Cherbourg at CL Tourlaville.

“I didn’t necessarily contact them, they were the ones who wanted to come. It is true that they are in their thirties, but they are invested and away games are just as important as home games. That was the deal. »

Romain PautaireCoach CL Tourlaville

With these posts, “Green” will appear and “Top 5” goal.in time ambitiousbut without reason.

“I don’t know the competition, so we’ll see how we proceed. The main idea is to offer good handball with players who understand the game, and I have a lot of them in my squad…”

Romain PautaireCoach CL Tourlaville

This will be confirmed in Caen Saturday, September 24, 2022.

21 goals

The three outfield recruits proved decisive, with 11 goals from Sébastien Jourdain, 5 from David Jourdain and 5 from Maximilien Blot.


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