The Lyon Olympique Universitaire Rugby squad for 2021/2022

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Here is the list of players of Lyon for the 2021/2022 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.
France Demba BAMBA Prop 23 y/o 17/03/1998 1.85 m 124 kg 6 ft 1 in 19 st 7.37 lb; 273.37 lb PRO 2023
Argentina Francisco GOMEZ KODELA Prop 36 y/o 03/07/1985 1.84 m 121 kg 6 ft 19 st; 266.76 lb PRO 2022
France Hamza KAABÈCHE Prop 25 y/o 23/09/1996 1.88 m 118 kg 6 ft 2 in 18 st 8.15 lb; 260.15 lb PRO 2023
France Jérôme REY Prop 26 y/o 19/05/1995 1.83 m 112 kg 6 ft 17 st; 246.92 lb PRO 2025
France Sébastien TAOFIFENUA Prop 29 y/o 21/03/1992 1.78 m 130 kg 5 ft 10 in 20 st 6.60 lb; 286.60 lb PRO 2023
France Vivien DEVISME Prop 29 y/o 23/03/1992 1.75 m 112 kg 5 ft 9 in 17 st 8.92 lb; 246.92 lb PRO 2022
France Xavier CHIOCCI Prop 31 y/o 13/02/1990 1.80 m 119 kg 5 ft 11 in 18 st 10.35 lb; 262.35 lb PRO 2023
France Guillaume MARCHAND Hooker 23 y/o 05/06/1998 1.83 m 102 kg 6 ft 16 st; 224.87 lb PRO 2023
United-States Joe TAUFETE'E Hooker 28 y/o 04/10/1992 1.83 m 125 kg 6 ft 19 st; 275.58 lb PRO 2022
France Mickaël IVALDI Hooker 31 y/o 20/02/1990 1.81 m 108 kg 5 ft 11 in 17 st 0.10 lb; 238.10 lb PRO 2022
France Félix LAMBEY Lock 27 y/o 15/03/1994 1.96 m 106 kg 6 ft 5 in 16 st 9.69 lb; 233.69 lb PRO 2022
France Romain TAOFIFENUA Lock 31 y/o 14/09/1990 2.00 m 127 kg 6 ft 7 in 19 st 13.99 lb; 279.99 lb PRO 2024
Fiji Temo MAYANAVANUA Lock 23 y/o 09/11/1997 1.97 m 120 kg 6 ft 6 in 18 st 12.55 lb; 264.55 lb PRO 2023
Georgia Beka SAGHINADZE Back row 22 y/o 29/10/1998 1.92 m 108 kg 6 ft 4 in 17 st 0.10 lb; 238.10 lb PRO 2024
Australia Colby FAINGA'A Back row 30 y/o 31/03/1991 1.83 m 105 kg 6 ft 16 st; 231.49 lb PRO 2022
France Dylan CRETIN Back row 24 y/o 04/05/1997 1.95 m 105 kg 6 ft 5 in 16 st 7.49 lb; 231.49 lb PRO 2023
Samoa Jordan TAUFUA Back row 29 y/o 29/01/1992 1.87 m 110 kg 6 ft 2 in 17 st 4.51 lb; 242.51 lb PRO 2022
France Loann GOUJON Back row 32 y/o 23/04/1989 1.94 m 114 kg 6 ft 4 in 17 st 13.33 lb; 251.33 lb PRO 2022
France Mathieu BASTAREAUD Back row 33 y/o 17/09/1988 1.83 m 125 kg 6 ft 19 st; 275.58 lb PRO 2022
France Patrick SOBÉLA Back row 29 y/o 12/08/1992 1.88 m 105 kg 6 ft 2 in 16 st 7.49 lb; 231.49 lb PRO 2023
France Baptiste COUILLOUD Scrum-half 24 y/o 22/07/1997 1.76 m 84 kg 5 ft 9 in 13 st 3.19 lb; 185.19 lb PRO 2022
France Jonathan PÉLISSIÉ Scrum-half 33 y/o 06/06/1988 1.79 m 84 kg 5 ft 10 in 13 st 3.19 lb; 185.19 lb PRO 2022
France Jean-Marc DOUSSAIN Fly-half 30 y/o 12/02/1991 1.74 m 93 kg 5 ft 9 in 14 st 9.03 lb; 205.03 lb PRO 2024
France Léo BERDEU Fly-half 23 y/o 13/06/1998 1.95 m 99 kg 6 ft 5 in 15 st 8.26 lb; 218.26 lb PRO 2022
New Zealand Lima SOPOAGA Fly-half 30 y/o 03/02/1991 1.75 m 91 kg 5 ft 9 in 14 st 4.62 lb; 200.62 lb PRO 2023
New Zealand Charlie NGATAI Center 31 y/o 17/08/1990 1.88 m 104 kg 6 ft 2 in 16 st 5.28 lb; 229.28 lb PRO 2022 +1
France Pierre-Louis BARASSI Center 23 y/o 22/04/1998 1.88 m 93 kg 6 ft 2 in 14 st 9.03 lb; 205.03 lb PRO 2022
France Thibaut REGARD Center 28 y/o 06/08/1993 1.80 m 95 kg 5 ft 11 in 14 st 13.44 lb; 209.44 lb PRO 2024
Fiji Josua TUISOVA Winger 27 y/o 04/02/1994 1.80 m 113 kg 5 ft 11 in 17 st 11.12 lb; 249.12 lb PRO 2023
Fiji Noa NAKAITACI Winger 31 y/o 11/07/1990 1.90 m 96 kg 6 ft 3 in 15 st 1.64 lb; 211.64 lb PRO 2023
Fiji Tavite VEREDAMU Winger 32 y/o 01/09/1989 1.92 m 108 kg 6 ft 4 in 17 st 0.10 lb; 238.10 lb PRO 2022
France Xavier MIGNOT Winger 27 y/o 27/01/1994 1.88 m 100 kg 6 ft 2 in 15 st 10.46 lb; 220.46 lb PRO 2022
France Clément LAPORTE Fullback 23 y/o 07/01/1998 1.81 m 87 kg 5 ft 11 in 13 st 9.80 lb; 191.80 lb PRO 2022
Georgia Davit NINIASHVILI Fullback 19 y/o 14/07/2002 - - - - ACADEMY 2024
New Zealand Toby ARNOLD Fullback 34 y/o 11/09/1987 1.78 m 87 kg 5 ft 10 in 13 st 9.80 lb; 191.80 lb PRO 2022

Academy players who have not yet played with the pros

These players are well part of the the Lyon Olympique Universitaire Rugby 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 Hugo NDIAYE Prop 21 y/o 18/08/2000 - - - - ACADEMY
France Thomas LITHAUD Prop 20 y/o 18/01/2001 1.80 m 110 kg 5 ft 11 in 17 st 4.51 lb; 242.51 lb ACADEMY
Australie Julian HEAVEN Hooker 20 y/o 01/10/2000 - - - - ACADEMY
France Yanis CHARCOSSET Hooker 20 y/o 28/08/2001 1.84 m 102 kg 6 ft 16 st; 224.87 lb ACADEMY
France Kilian GÉRACI Lock 22 y/o 25/03/1999 2.00 m 115 kg 6 ft 7 in 18 st 1.53 lb; 253.53 lb ACADEMY 2022
Pays-Bas Monty LEVERSTEIN Lock 20 y/o 27/09/2001 2.03 m 115 kg 6 ft 8 in 18 st 1.53 lb; 253.53 lb ACADEMY
Suisse Ahmed KANE Back row 20 y/o 05/07/2001 - - - - ACADEMY
France Marvin OKUYA Back row 17 y/o 29/12/2003 - - - - ACADEMY
France Mickaël GUILLARD Back row 20 y/o 10/12/2000 1.97 m 108 kg 6 ft 6 in 17 st 0.10 lb; 238.10 lb ACADEMY
France Romain FALCOZ Back row 20 y/o 25/05/2001 - - - - ACADEMY
France Shade BARKALLAH Back row 19 y/o 31/03/2002 - - - - ACADEMY
France Théo WILLIAM Back row 21 y/o 04/07/2000 1.94 m 105 kg 6 ft 4 in 16 st 7.49 lb; 231.49 lb ACADEMY
France Louis DRUART Scrum-half 21 y/o 19/04/2000 1.77 m 76 kg 5 ft 10 in 11 st 13.55 lb; 167.55 lb ACADEMY
France Arthur MATHIRON Fly-half 18 y/o 19/05/2003 - - - - ACADEMY
France Alfred PARISIEN Center 20 y/o 04/03/2001 1.82 m 91 kg 6 ft 14 st; 200.62 lb ACADEMY
France Ethan DUMORTIER Center 20 y/o 29/12/2000 1.92 m 92 kg 6 ft 4 in 14 st 6.83 lb; 202.83 lb ACADEMY
France Nathan FARISSIER Winger 20 y/o 20/04/2001 1.80 m 82 kg 5 ft 11 in 12 st 12.78 lb; 180.78 lb ACADEMY
France Alexandre TCHAPTCHET Fullback 20 y/o 26/09/2001 1.71 m 78 kg 5 ft 7 in 12 st 3.96 lb; 171.96 lb ACADEMY

Numbers of interest

  • Youngest player : Marvin OKUYA - 17 years old
  • Oldest player : Francisco GOMEZ KODELA - 36 years old
  • Average : 25 years old
  • Lightest player : Louis DRUART - 76 kg
  • Heaviest player : Sébastien TAOFIFENUA - 130 kg
  • Average weight : 105 kg