The Biarritz Olympique Pays Basque rugby team for 2023/2024

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Here is the list of players of Biarritz for the 2023/2024 season with heights, weights, birthdate, ages, contract length.

Name Position Age Birthdate
(dd/mm/yyyy)
Height Weight Height
ft/in
Weight
st/lb
Contract Length Misc.
England Alfie PETCH Prop 24 y/o 21/12/1999 1.80 m 128 kg 5 ft 11 in 20 st 2.19 lb; 282.19 lb PRO JOKER (8)
Georgia Giorgi NUTSUBIDZE Prop 25 y/o 11/11/1998 1.78 m 116 kg 5 ft 10 in 18 st 3.74 lb; 255.74 lb PRO 2026
Australia Guy MILLAR Prop 31 y/o 23/04/1992 1.86 m 125 kg 6 ft 1 in 19 st 9.58 lb; 275.58 lb PRO 2024
France Kévin TOUGNE Prop 26 y/o 13/04/1997 1.90 m 112 kg 6 ft 3 in 17 st 8.92 lb; 246.92 lb PRO 2024
Georgia Lasha TABIDZE Prop 26 y/o 04/07/1997 1.85 m 117 kg 6 ft 1 in 18 st 5.94 lb; 257.94 lb PRO 2024
France Mohamed HAOUAS Prop 29 y/o 09/06/1994 1.85 m 127 kg 6 ft 1 in 19 st 13.99 lb; 279.99 lb PRO 2024
France Zakaria EL FAKIR Prop 27 y/o 29/01/1997 1.80 m 112 kg 5 ft 11 in 17 st 8.92 lb; 246.92 lb PRO 2027
France Bastien SOURY Hooker 28 y/o 18/03/1995 1.80 m 105 kg 5 ft 11 in 16 st 7.49 lb; 231.49 lb PRO 2024
France Brendan LEBRUN Hooker 26 y/o 22/01/1998 1.81 m 110 kg 5 ft 11 in 17 st 4.51 lb; 242.51 lb PRO 2025
France Killian TAOFIFENUA Hooker 23 y/o 20/07/2000 1.78 m 104 kg 5 ft 10 in 16 st 5.28 lb; 229.28 lb PRO 2024
New Zealand Luteru TOLAI Hooker 25 y/o 01/06/1998 1.79 m 119 kg 5 ft 10 in 18 st 10.35 lb; 262.35 lb PRO 2025
France Thomas SAUVETERRE Hooker 30 y/o 10/05/1993 1.85 m 115 kg 6 ft 1 in 18 st 1.53 lb; 253.53 lb PRO 2024
Romania Adrian MOȚOC Lock 27 y/o 11/07/1996 1.97 m 114 kg 6 ft 6 in 17 st 13.33 lb; 251.33 lb PRO 2026
England Charlie MATTHEWS Lock 32 y/o 23/07/1991 2.02 m 115 kg 6 ft 8 in 18 st 1.53 lb; 253.53 lb PRO 2025
France Johan ALIOUAT Lock 31 y/o 22/01/1993 1.97 m 135 kg 6 ft 6 in 21 st 3.62 lb; 297.62 lb PRO 2025
Fiji Johnny DYER Lock 32 y/o 06/02/1992 1.90 m 112 kg 6 ft 3 in 17 st 8.92 lb; 246.92 lb PRO 2024
United-States Nafi MA'AFU Lock 25 y/o 19/06/1998 2.01 m 110 kg 6 ft 7 in 17 st 4.51 lb; 242.51 lb PRO 2025
South Africa Pieter JANSEN VAN VUREN Lock 32 y/o 02/04/1991 1.94 m 110 kg 6 ft 4 in 17 st 4.51 lb; 242.51 lb PRO 2025
France Charlie FRANCOZ Back row 25 y/o 03/06/1998 1.95 m 108 kg 6 ft 5 in 17 st 0.10 lb; 238.10 lb PRO 2024
Ireland Dave O'CALLAGHAN Back row 34 y/o 12/01/1990 1.95 m 112 kg 6 ft 5 in 17 st 8.92 lb; 246.92 lb PRO 2024
France Simon AUGRY Back row 26 y/o 22/08/1997 1.92 m 105 kg 6 ft 4 in 16 st 7.49 lb; 231.49 lb PRO 2024
France Temo MATIU Back row 22 y/o 20/07/2001 - - - - ACADEMY 2026
France Thomas HÉBERT Back row 24 y/o 18/02/2000 1.78 m 94 kg 5 ft 10 in 14 st 11.23 lb; 207.23 lb PRO 2026
South Africa Tiaan JACOBS Back row 19 y/o 16/08/2004 1.93 m 107 kg 6 ft 4 in 16 st 11.89 lb; 235.89 lb ACADEMY 2025
Georgia Tornike JALAGONIA Back row 25 y/o 12/12/1998 1.89 m 106 kg 6 ft 2 in 16 st 9.69 lb; 233.69 lb PRO 2024
France Imanol BISCAY Scrum-half 22 y/o 14/10/2001 - - - - ACADEMY
Spain Kerman AURREKOETXEA Scrum-half 23 y/o 04/05/2000 1.78 m 79 kg 5 ft 10 in 12 st 6.17 lb; 174.16 lb PRO 2026
France Pierre PAGÈS Scrum-half 33 y/o 16/05/1990 1.80 m 80 kg 5 ft 11 in 12 st 8.37 lb; 176.37 lb PRO 2024
France Antoine DOMERCQ Fly-half 22 y/o 12/02/2002 1.75 m 80 kg 5 ft 9 in 12 st 8.37 lb; 176.37 lb ACADEMY 2024
England Billy SEARLE Fly-half 27 y/o 25/03/1996 1.78 m 85 kg 5 ft 10 in 13 st 5.39 lb; 187.39 lb PRO 2026
Germany Christopher HILSENBECK Fly-half 32 y/o 10/01/1992 1.84 m 84 kg 6 ft 13 st; 185.19 lb PRO 2024
France Ilian PERRAUX Fly-half 31 y/o 04/04/1992 1.83 m 88 kg 6 ft 13 st; 194.01 lb PRO 2026
France François VERGNAUD Centre 26 y/o 08/10/1997 1.90 m 103 kg 6 ft 3 in 16 st 3.08 lb; 227.08 lb PRO 2025
England Jonathan JOSEPH Centre 32 y/o 21/05/1991 1.83 m 95 kg 6 ft 14 st; 209.44 lb PRO 2025
France Robin MCCLINTOCK Centre 22 y/o 01/02/2002 1.82 m 88 kg 6 ft 13 st; 194.01 lb ACADEMY 2025
Wales Tyler MORGAN Centre 28 y/o 11/09/1995 1.86 m 104 kg 6 ft 1 in 16 st 5.28 lb; 229.28 lb PRO 2025
France Vincent MARTIN Centre 31 y/o 04/09/1992 1.85 m 93 kg 6 ft 1 in 14 st 9.03 lb; 205.03 lb PRO
France Yann DAVID Centre 35 y/o 15/04/1988 1.85 m 107 kg 6 ft 1 in 16 st 11.89 lb; 235.89 lb PRO 2025
France Steeve BARRY Winger 32 y/o 18/04/1991 1.81 m 89 kg 5 ft 11 in 14 st 0.21 lb; 196.21 lb PRO 2026
France Yohann ARTRU Winger 31 y/o 31/05/1992 1.78 m 87 kg 5 ft 10 in 13 st 9.80 lb; 191.80 lb PRO 2024
England Zach KIBIRIGE Winger 29 y/o 28/10/1994 1.83 m 89 kg 6 ft 14 st; 196.21 lb PRO 2025
France Baptiste FARISCOT Fullback 22 y/o 15/11/2001 1.81 m 76 kg 5 ft 11 in 11 st 13.55 lb; 167.55 lb ACADEMY 2026
France Gervais CORDIN Fullback 25 y/o 10/12/1998 1.73 m 79 kg 5 ft 8 in 12 st 6.17 lb; 174.16 lb PRO 2025
South Africa Joe JONAS Fullback 23 y/o 31/12/2000 1.80 m 90 kg 5 ft 11 in 14 st 2.42 lb; 198.42 lb ACADEMY 2024
France Romain LONCA Fullback 32 y/o 26/11/1991 1.90 m 90 kg 6 ft 3 in 14 st 2.42 lb; 198.42 lb PRO 2024

Academy players who have not yet played with the pros

These players are well part of the the Biarritz Olympique Pays Basque squad but have not yet appeared on a game sheet this season. They are in a separate table for more readability.

Name Position Age Birthdate
(dd/mm/yyyy)
Height Weight Height
ft/in
Weight
st/lb
Contract Length Misc.
France Mehdi KOURDES Prop 23 y/o 09/03/2001 1.93 m 145 kg 6 ft 4 in 22 st 11.67 lb; 319.67 lb ACADEMY 2025
France Valentin BARRET Prop 18 y/o 23/09/2005 - - - - ACADEMY
France Ruben ARRUABARRENA Hooker 21 y/o 15/01/2003 1.88 m 121 kg 6 ft 2 in 19 st 0.76 lb; 266.76 lb ACADEMY
France Lucas DELOS Lock 18 y/o 19/09/2005 - - - - ACADEMY
France Youssouf SOUCOUNA Lock 19 y/o 09/04/2004 2.01 m 99 kg 6 ft 7 in 15 st 8.26 lb; 218.26 lb ACADEMY 2025
Espagne Ekain IMAZ Back row 21 y/o 07/12/2002 - - - - ACADEMY 2024
France Jokin ZOLEZZI Back row 19 y/o 06/07/2004 1.82 m 92 kg 6 ft 14 st; 202.83 lb ACADEMY
France Julien NACIMIENTO Back row 20 y/o 21/01/2004 - - - - ACADEMY
Italie Olmo D'ALESSANDRO Back row 20 y/o 27/01/2004 1.90 m 110 kg 6 ft 3 in 17 st 4.51 lb; 242.51 lb ACADEMY
France Tony GALAS Back row 18 y/o 12/12/2005 1.88 m 104 kg 6 ft 2 in 16 st 5.28 lb; 229.28 lb ACADEMY
France Éliès TOCHON Scrum-half 19 y/o 03/12/2004 1.75 m 67 kg 5 ft 9 in 10 st 7.71 lb; 147.71 lb ACADEMY
Italie Niccolò BENI Scrum-half 18 y/o 24/11/2005 - - - - ACADEMY
France Carlo MIGNOT Centre - - - - - - ACADEMY
France Mathis CASSAGO Centre 19 y/o 17/05/2004 - - - - ACADEMY
France Thomas HANNESSCHLAGER Winger 20 y/o 29/07/2003 - - - - ACADEMY
France Timothé LE GALL Fullback 19 y/o 23/04/2004 1.76 m 70 kg 5 ft 9 in 11 st 0.32 lb; 154.32 lb ACADEMY 2024

Contracts ended during the season

Name Position Age Contract Reason
France Léo CARELLA Hooker 21 ESPOIR Gone to Saint-Jean de Luz (Fra) on loan
Wales Rhys WEBB Scrum-half 35 PRO fired
France Clément PÉRUSIN Fly-half 21 ESPOIR Gone to Chambéry (Fra) on loan

Numbers of interest

  • Youngest player : Tony GALAS - 18 years old
  • Oldest player : Yann DAVID - 35 years old
  • Average : 25 years old
  • Lightest player : Éliès TOCHON - 67 kg
  • Heaviest player : Mehdi KOURDES - 145 kg
  • Average weight : 102 kg