2017–18 LNH Division 1

The 2017–18 LNH Division 1 is the 66th season of the LNH Division 1, French premier handball league and the 41st season consisting of only one league. It runs from 13 September 2017 to 30 May 2018.

LNH Division 1
Season2017-18
ChampionsParis Saint-Germain
Matches played182
Goals scored10,208 (56.09 per match)
Top goalscorerFrance Raphaël Caucheteux
(167 goals)
2016-17
2018-19

Team informationEdit

The following 14 clubs compete in the LNH Division 1 during the 2017-18 season:

Team Location Arena Capacity
Pays d'Aix Université Club Aix-en-Provence Complexe sportif du Val de l'Arc
Arena du Pays d'Aix
1,650
6,004
Cesson-Rennes Rennes Palais des sports de la Valette
Le Liberté
1,400
4,000
Chambéry Chambéry Le Phare 4,400
Dunkerque Dunkerque Stade des Flandres 2,400
US Ivry Ivry-sur-Seine Gymnase Auguste-Delaune 1,500
Massy Essonne Handball Massy Centre omnisports Pierre-de-Coubertin
Gymnase Mares-Yvon
800
2,000
Montpellier Montpellier Palais des sports René-Bougnol
Sud de France Arena
3,000
8,000
Nantes Nantes Palais des Sports
Halle XXL de la Beaujoire
5,000
9,000
USAM Nîmes Nîmes Le Parnasse 3,391
Paris Saint-Germain Paris Stade Pierre de Coubertin
Halle Georges Carpentier
3,402
4,300
Saint Raphaël Saint-Raphaël Palais des sports J-F Krakowski 2,000
Saran Saran Halle du Bois Joly 1,440
Fenix Toulouse Toulouse Palais des Sports André Brouat 4,200
Tremblay Tremblay-en-France Palais des sports 1,020

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Paris Saint-Germain 26 22 1 3 855 656 +199 45 Qualification to Champions League group stage
2 Montpellier 26 22 1 3 767 642 +125 45
3 HBC Nantes 26 17 3 6 814 726 +88 37 Qualification to EHF Cup
4 Saint Raphaël 26 15 4 7 734 695 +39 34
5 Aix 26 15 3 8 748 712 +36 33
6 Dunkerque 26 15 2 9 689 687 +2 32
7 Toulouse 26 13 1 12 777 785 −8 27
8 USAM Nîmes 26 12 3 11 729 713 +16 27
9 Chambéry 26 10 3 13 717 732 −15 23
10 Ivry 26 10 3 13 653 742 −89 23
11 Tremblay 26 6 2 18 743 789 −46 14
12 Cesson-Rennes 26 4 5 17 666 732 −66 13
13 Saran 26 5 2 19 757 839 −82 12 Relegation to 2018–19 LNH Division 2
14 Massy 26 2 2 22 618 740 −122 6
Updated to match(es) played on 26 january 2018. Source: lnh.fr/lidl-starligue
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Goals scored.

Schedule and resultsEdit

In the table below the home teams are listed on the left and the away teams along the top.

[1] AIX CES CHA DUN IVR MAS MON NAN NIM PSG STR SAR TOU TRE
Aix   31-32 29-28 27-32 30-25 33-19 28-32 28-28 29-23 33-31 29-29 36-29 29-30 28-25
Cesson-Rennes 16-19   22-30 21-25 26-26 28-23 23-28 27-33 23-24 28-34 27-28 29-30 28-32 30-30
Chambéry 29-30 32-24   26-26 29-23 27-24 21-30 25-29 28-28 24-32 24-28 33-24 23-27 33-29
Dunkerque 30-31 22-21 26-23   25-22 24-21 23-24 30-22 27-30 22-27 30-26 28-22 24-32 37-32
Ivry 21-28 19-26 24-22 26-29   24-24 22-25 30-29 29-26 24-31 25-31 32-27 28-32 24-29
Massy 30-36 21-21 31-32 20-23 24-28   15-21 22-28 29-23 24-27 25-36 25-23 26-30 20-29
Montpellier 22-23 33-27 29-18 33-25 36-22 32-23   33-28 33-30 33-30 28-28 32-29 36-25 28-25
Nantes 29-24 38-30 28-32 31-15 31-22 41-35 27-30   33-25 27-27 31-27 31-29 32-28 36-31
Nîmes 25-25 29-18 25-31 31-25 29-25 27-25 24-28 29-29   26-24 25-26 30-23 33-35 30-21
Paris 33-22 32-25 30-26 32-29 30-22 33-17 26-19 31-29 30-29   27-25 40-31 38-30 25-23
Saint Raphaël 32-28 25-24 30-24 23-23 35-25 25-21 26-25 25-26 31-35 25-26   27-27 27-23 32-28
Saran 35-37 29-29 41-33 32-33 27-29 32-27 29-34 30-39 20-29 28-36 27-28   34-33 39-37
Toulouse 26-25 30-30 32-33 25-28 35-29 31-24 26-34 28-34 27-29 27-34 34-29 37-35   31-29
Tremblay 21-30 29-32 31-31 27-28 26-27 26-23 19-29 33-45 39-35 26-30 29-30 35-25 34-31  

Season statisticsEdit

Top goalscorersEdit

As of 30 May 2018

Rank Player Club Goals
1   Raphaël Caucheteux Saint Raphaël 167
2   Nemanja Ilić Toulouse 146
3   Matthieu Drouhin Saran 140
4   Fahrudin Melić Chambéry 137
5   Baptiste Butto Dunkerque 133
6   Mikkel Hansen Paris Saint-Germain 127
7   David Balaguer Nantes 123
8   Nicolas Tournat Nantes 117
9   Uwe Gensheimer Paris Saint-Germain 115
10   Jean-Jacques Acquevillo Saran 112

Monthly awardsEdit

Month Player of the Month
Player Club
September   Vincent Gérard Montpellier
October   Julien Rebichon Nîmes
November  Valentin Porte Montpellier
December  Valentin Porte Montpellier
February
March
April
May

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