AS Monaco Rugby miss out on Fédérale 1 promotion

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After a stellar season, AS Monaco Rugby saw their hopes for a promotion into the Fédérale 1 league dissolve over the weekend following a defeat at the hands of Union Sportive Nantua.  

On 2nd June, AS Monaco Rugby travelled to Ain in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region to take on Union Sportive Nantua in the Fédérale 2’s Round of 16.

The game’s final score of 20-12, in favour of the home side, mean that AS Monaco’s dreams of ascension into the Fédérale 1 league are over for 2024.

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“A defeat that feels like a blow from a sledgehammer… Unfortunately, we must resign ourselves to leaving behind the dream of reaching Fédérale 1. A cruel end, but our season was so much more than just that. What an incredible year for our team! Our players and staff can be proud of their journey,” reads a statement that was released by the club on social media after the match. “Thank you to all our fans for your unwavering support. Congratulations to the Nantua club, to whom we wish all the best after this epic battle.”

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