Marseille Provence XV


Marseille Provence XV is a defunct French rugby union club, founded in 2000. The team played at the Stade Roger Couderc in Marseille , France .

The club debuted in Federal 3 (third amateur division) in the 2000-01 season. They were promoted after the 2001-02 season to Federal 2, and went up again in 2003 to Federal 1, though they went back to Federal 2 for two seasons, they were promoted to Federal 1 for the 2006-07 season.

After that season, the club merged with another local club, Vitrolles de Rugby XV. The new club, Marseille Vitrolles Rugby , began its life in Federal 2 in 2007-08, and earned promotion to Federal 1 for 2008-09. Marseille Vitrolles play at Marseille Provence’s home ground.

Honors

  • Federal 3 :
    • Champions: 2001-02

Famous players

  • Marc de Rougemont

Trivia

  • Stade Vélodrome , is a stadium in Marseille that the national team use.
  • The city of Marseille will host numerous games during the 2007 Rugby World Cup

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