SPORT IS ALSO A STORY OF FEMININ SUCCESS HERE
In Montpellier, the women’s BLMA basketball team were Champions of France in 2014 after winning against the formidable Bourges team.
The women rugby players of MHR, nicknamed the ‘ladybirds’, have lifted the famous shield five times since 2007 and many of them, such as Gaëlle Mignot, play for the French national rugby team.
The women’s MHSC football players are a young and dynamic team who has twice been crowned Champions of France, providing ample reasons for the boys to do the same…
UNUSUAL YET SPECTACULAR SPORTS
In addition to its high level professional clubs, Montpellier is also home to unusual sports.
Did you know that Montpellier have been kayak-polo Champions of France several times? The MACKUK even provides numerous athletes to the French national team. It has to be said that these brave players train until the early days of winter in the icy cold water of the river Lez. Therefore the genesis of their strength must be due, in part, to this.
Did you know that Montpellier also has a roller-hockey team, a rugby league team, an Australian rules football team and many more?
It would even seem that a Quidditch team, the traditional Harry Potter sport, is in the process of being set up in Montpellier. But keep quiet! This information is reserved for the Moldus !