Members of Stade Toulousain Clément Poitrenaud, Patricio Albacete, Vincent Clerc, Florian Fritz, Yann David and Romain Millo-Chluski have focused all eyes during the weekend. Pas de la Casa has been the scene of the first competition of rugby in the snow of the Pyrenees, with the presence of a total of 1,500 spectators.
The first edition of Grandvalira Snowrugby first rugby tournament in the snow of the Pyrenees, it has received over the weekend about a total of 1,500 spectators who have come to the sector of Pas de la Casa Grandvalira to enjoy of this unique sporting event. The atmosphere was great despite the snow fall on the first day, while the second day the sun and good weather conditions have allowed the event live in comfort from the ski slopes. Much of the audience were French skiers, although there were a great representation of the Andorran rugby world.
The final of the first tournament of the Grandvalira Snowrugby have played a composed of a selection of Andorran players against a team of Toulouse Business School together. The result was 2-1 in favor of the French, who have been named winners of the first edition.
Recall that the eight-team tournament composed of 5 players in matches of 16 minutes (two parts of 8 minutes) faced. The field of 30 meters long by 20 wide, was located at the foot of the ski sector Pas de la Casa. Participants include the combined sets of former players of Stade Toulousain formed by historical and David Gerard, and Frank Michel Belot Marfaing.
Around the tournament have also been other free events open to all during the two days.
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