The RC Vannes – Uson Nevers rugby match maintained, Saturday August 13 in Dinan – Dinan

A cloud (of dust) had been hovering for a few days above the RC Vannes – USON Nevers rugby match. But, since Wednesday August 10, the air has cleared up: the meeting between these two professional clubs, which will prepare them for the Pro D2 championship, will take place on Saturday August 13 at 4 p.m. at the Clos-Gastel stadium. of Dinan.

First pro game in Côtes-d’Armor

“We had to check that the integrity of the pitch would not be jeopardized by a match and the lack of water; that the quality of the ground was sufficient to play (…) professional rugby players, ”explains the city of Dinan. The drought therefore almost derailed one more event, but the technicians in charge of the field and RC Vannes showed that “the conditions were met”, after a point on the spot this Wednesday morning.

The concerns were considerable, as the event appears “historic” for the City. Its Clos-Gastel stadium will indeed host the first rugby match in its history, the Côtes-d’Armor department its first professional match.

The Clos-Gastel lawn, Saturday July 16, 2022, as the Dinan-Léhon club hosted its third friendly match of the summer. (The Telegram/Romain Fillion)

Online ticketing

Like the recent friendly professional football matches, played in July, this new high-level sporting event marks Clos-Gastel’s entry into a new era, recently labeled “Paris 2024 Games Preparation Center », thanks, in particular, to its brand new hybrid lawn. The arrival of rugby at the Léhon stadium also responds to “the approach of pooling municipal sports equipment” supported by the City of Dinan.

Online ticketing is now open and accessible via the dedicated RC Vannes website: Depending on the remaining places, tickets will be sold on the day of the match.

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