The PRO D2 raised its curtain and so did Lucas Mensa at Stade Montois and Segundo Tuculet in Montauban, both debutants in their respective teams.
The first date of the French championship saw Bayonne, with Mariano Galarza as captain in their ranks, get a bonus point after overcoming 37-16 to Agen.
Narbonne fell 37-14 against Stade Montois, which among the headlines were Leandro Cedaro and Lucas Mensa. The center, coming from Valence Romans, He wore the Mont-de-Marsan shirt for the first time
Another who also debuted a team was Segundo Tuculet, recent incorporation of Montalbanaise. The fullback played from the start in what turned out to be a victory for his team. 24-20 against Bressane, with Victor Arias and Sebastian Poet as alternates.
Colomiers won from local 34-19 to Provence, directed by Mauricio Reggiardo; Carcassonne 30-14 to Rouen, Nevers 20-16 to Vannes and Beziers 22-19 to Aurillac. Finally, Oyonnax defeated 22-16 a Grenoble.