The Lyon Olympique Universitaire Rugby squad for 2020/2021

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Here is the list of players of Lyon for the 2020/2021 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 Clément RIC Prop 32 y/o 18/07/1988 1.82 m 117 kg 6 ft 18 st; 257.94 lb PRO 2022
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 ACADEMY 2023
Argentina Francisco GOMEZ KODELA Prop 35 y/o 03/07/1985 1.84 m 121 kg 6 ft 19 st; 266.76 lb PRO 2022
France Hamza KAABÈCHE Prop 24 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 Hugo NDIAYE Prop 20 y/o 18/08/2000 - - - - ACADEMY
France Raphaël CHAUME Prop 32 y/o 29/04/1989 1.85 m 110 kg 6 ft 1 in 17 st 4.51 lb; 242.51 lb PRO 2022
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 Jérémie MAUROUARD Hooker 28 y/o 23/09/1992 1.81 m 100 kg 5 ft 11 in 15 st 10.46 lb; 220.46 lb PRO 2021
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
Australia Julian HEAVEN Hooker 20 y/o 01/10/2000 - - - - ACADEMY
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
South Africa Etienne OOSTHUIZEN Lock 28 y/o 22/12/1992 1.98 m 120 kg 6 ft 6 in 18 st 12.55 lb; 264.55 lb PRO 2022
France Félix LAMBEY Lock 27 y/o 15/03/1994 1.96 m 105 kg 6 ft 5 in 16 st 7.49 lb; 231.49 lb PRO 2022
Australia Izack RODDA Lock 24 y/o 20/08/1996 2.02 m 119 kg 6 ft 8 in 18 st 10.35 lb; 262.35 lb PRO 2021
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
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 JOKER (8)
France Virgile BRUNI Lock 32 y/o 06/02/1989 1.98 m 109 kg 6 ft 6 in 17 st 2.30 lb; 240.30 lb PRO 2022
Samoa Alex TULOU Back row 34 y/o 21/03/1987 1.92 m 114 kg 6 ft 4 in 17 st 13.33 lb; 251.33 lb PRO 2021
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
France Gillian GALAN Back row 29 y/o 07/08/1991 1.93 m 120 kg 6 ft 4 in 18 st 12.55 lb; 264.55 lb PRO 2021
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 JOKER (8)
France Loann GOUJON Back row 32 y/o 23/04/1989 1.94 m 113 kg 6 ft 4 in 17 st 11.12 lb; 249.12 lb PRO 2022
France Mathieu BASTAREAUD Back row 32 y/o 17/09/1988 1.83 m 125 kg 6 ft 19 st; 275.58 lb PRO 2022
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 Patrick SOBÉLA Back row 28 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 Théo WILLIAM Back row 20 y/o 04/07/2000 1.94 m 105 kg 6 ft 4 in 16 st 7.49 lb; 231.49 lb ACADEMY
France Baptiste COUILLOUD Scrum-half 23 y/o 22/07/1997 1.76 m 84 kg 5 ft 9 in 13 st 3.19 lb; 185.19 lb ACADEMY 2022
France Jonathan PÉLISSIÉ Scrum-half 32 y/o 06/06/1988 1.79 m 83 kg 5 ft 10 in 13 st 0.98 lb; 182.98 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 Jonathan WISNIEWSKI Fly-half 35 y/o 16/07/1985 1.80 m 85 kg 5 ft 11 in 13 st 5.39 lb; 187.39 lb PRO 2021
France Léo BERDEU Fly-half 22 y/o 13/06/1998 1.95 m 99 kg 6 ft 5 in 15 st 8.26 lb; 218.26 lb ACADEMY 2022
France Alfred PARISIEN Center 20 y/o 04/03/2001 1.82 m 91 kg 6 ft 14 st; 200.62 lb ACADEMY
New Zealand Charlie NGATAI Center 30 y/o 17/08/1990 1.88 m 103 kg 6 ft 2 in 16 st 3.08 lb; 227.08 lb PRO 2022 +1
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 2021
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 ACADEMY 2022
France Thibaut REGARD Center 27 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 30 y/o 11/07/1990 1.90 m 96 kg 6 ft 3 in 15 st 1.64 lb; 211.64 lb PRO 2023
France Rémy GROSSO Winger 32 y/o 04/12/1988 1.91 m 104 kg 6 ft 3 in 16 st 5.28 lb; 229.28 lb PRO 2021
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 ACADEMY 2022
New Zealand Toby ARNOLD Fullback 33 y/o 11/09/1987 1.78 m 86 kg 5 ft 10 in 13 st 7.60 lb; 189.60 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 Mattéo VENTURA Prop 20 y/o 31/03/2001 1.88 m 108 kg 6 ft 2 in 17 st 0.10 lb; 238.10 lb ACADEMY
Fidji Sunia VULI Prop 20 y/o 30/07/2000 1.75 m 110 kg 5 ft 9 in 17 st 4.51 lb; 242.51 lb 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
France Ilyas PERUT Hooker 20 y/o 12/02/2001 1.82 m 100 kg 6 ft 15 st; 220.46 lb ACADEMY
France Yanis CHARCOSSET Hooker 19 y/o 28/08/2001 1.84 m 102 kg 6 ft 16 st; 224.87 lb ACADEMY 2021
France Pierre GARREAU Lock 20 y/o 06/12/2000 - - - - ACADEMY
France Ugo VIGNOLLES Lock 18 y/o 05/12/2002 2.04 m 106 kg 6 ft 8 in 16 st 9.69 lb; 233.69 lb ACADEMY
France Guilhem VETTORE Back row 19 y/o 16/03/2002 - - - - ACADEMY
France Mattéo BROEDERS Back row 20 y/o 08/07/2000 1.95 m 100 kg 6 ft 5 in 15 st 10.46 lb; 220.46 lb ACADEMY
France Royd TCHOUGONG Back row 17 y/o 27/08/2003 1.82 m 90 kg 6 ft 14 st; 198.42 lb ACADEMY
France Cyprien SAILLARD Scrum-half 20 y/o 13/01/2001 1.73 m 80 kg 5 ft 8 in 12 st 8.37 lb; 176.37 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 Victor BARNIER Center 20 y/o 12/09/2000 1.86 m 88 kg 6 ft 1 in 13 st 12.01 lb; 194.01 lb ACADEMY 2021
France Adam VARGAS Winger 20 y/o 11/08/2000 1.80 m 75 kg 5 ft 11 in 11 st 11.35 lb; 165.35 lb ACADEMY 2022
France Alexis CLÉMENT Winger 21 y/o 02/03/2000 1.84 m 92 kg 6 ft 14 st; 202.83 lb ACADEMY 2021
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 19 y/o 26/09/2001 1.71 m 78 kg 5 ft 7 in 12 st 3.96 lb; 171.96 lb ACADEMY

Contracts ended during the season

Name Position Age Contract Reason
Georgia Badri ALKHAZASHVILI Hooker 25 PRO Gone to Brive before first round of 2020/2021 as injury cover for Thomas Acquier
Argentina Patricio FERNANDEZ Fly-half 26 PRO Gone to Perpignan as injury cover for Mattéo Rodor
Samoa Rudi WULF Center 37 PRO Gone to Toulon on loan

Numbers of interest

  • Youngest player : Royd TCHOUGONG - 17 years old
  • Oldest player : Rudi WULF - 37 years old
  • Average : 25 years old
  • Lightest player : Adam VARGAS - 75 kg
  • Heaviest player : Joe TAUFETE'E - 125 kg
  • Average weight : 103 kg