Sports round-up: AS Monaco’s women’s volleyball players crowned Champions of France

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From wins on the rugby pitch to success in the pool for AS Monaco Water Polo and a Champions of France title for the Principality’s professional women’s volleyball team, this past weekend was marked by successive victories for Monegasque sports teams. 

With the Roca Team’s EuroLeague journey over for another season and an end to AS Monaco’s Ligue 1 pursuits, all eyes are now on the Principality’s other mainstream sports teams. 

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Starting with rugby, AS Monaco Rugby secured a strong victory against Saint Priest Rugby in the Stade Prince Héréditaire Jacques in Beausoleil on Sunday 19th May. The team delivered an impressive performance for the home crowd with a 38-18 win that propels them into the quarterfinals of the Fédérale 2 league.  

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Also on Sunday, the women’s team at AS Monaco Volley competed against Illac in the Stade Moneghetti in a series of games that ended with straight-set victory – the second resounding home turf win of the day.

The team has been unbeatable all season and has been subsequently crowned the Champions of France in the Nationale 2 league. 

Meanwhile, the AS Monaco Water Polo team beat Choisy-le-Roi in the first leg of the Nationale 2 final on Sunday. The game, which was held in the pool at the Stade Louis II, ended with a 19-8 victory for the home side. The win positions them favourably for the return leg of the final, which will be held in Choisy-le-Roi this coming Saturday. 

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