The Niort RC squad for 2021/2022

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Here is the list of players of Niort 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 Clément KESTEMAN Prop 34 y/o 22/12/1988 1.80 m 140 kg 5 ft 11 in 22 st 0.65 lb; 308.65 lb PRO 2022
France Éli SERRA Prop 27 y/o 28/11/1995 1.75 m 109 kg 5 ft 9 in 17 st 2.30 lb; 240.30 lb PRO 2022
Tonga Johnathan TALIAULI Prop 26 y/o 20/10/1996 1.90 m 133 kg 6 ft 3 in 20 st 13.21 lb; 293.21 lb PRO 2022
France Maxime POIRAUDEAU Prop 25 y/o 31/07/1997 1.81 m 112 kg 5 ft 11 in 17 st 8.92 lb; 246.92 lb PRO 2022
France Benoît ANDRÉ Hooker 28 y/o 23/03/1994 1.76 m 102 kg 5 ft 9 in 16 st 0.87 lb; 224.87 lb PRO
Fiji Jone QOVU Lock 37 y/o 26/07/1985 1.97 m 134 kg 6 ft 6 in 21 st 1.42 lb; 295.42 lb PRO 2022
Georgia Beka BITSADZE Back row 31 y/o 24/03/1991 1.93 m 104 kg 6 ft 4 in 16 st 5.28 lb; 229.28 lb PRO 2022
France Jeff GOUFAN Back row 23 y/o 18/06/1999 1.92 m 105 kg 6 ft 4 in 16 st 7.49 lb; 231.49 lb PRO
France Sébastien PINAUD Scrum-half 23 y/o 03/03/1999 1.66 m 68 kg 5 ft 5 in 10 st 9.91 lb; 149.91 lb PRO 2022
France Tom MARCHÉ Fly-half 20 y/o 10/06/2002 1.75 m 75 kg 5 ft 9 in 11 st 11.35 lb; 165.35 lb PRO
France Alexandre GELADE Centre 24 y/o 25/08/1998 1.76 m 89 kg 5 ft 9 in 14 st 0.21 lb; 196.21 lb PRO
France Aurélien BUSSON Centre 25 y/o 05/06/1997 1.78 m 88 kg 5 ft 10 in 13 st 12.01 lb; 194.01 lb PRO 2022
France Jimy BUCH Centre 23 y/o 26/10/1999 1.85 m 85 kg 6 ft 1 in 13 st 5.39 lb; 187.39 lb PRO
France Valentin DOMINICI Centre 25 y/o 11/01/1998 1.86 m 90 kg 6 ft 1 in 14 st 2.42 lb; 198.42 lb PRO 2022
France Hugo BONNET Winger 22 y/o 18/08/2000 1.70 m 75 kg 5 ft 7 in 11 st 11.35 lb; 165.35 lb PRO
France Jean-Baptiste BRETAGNOLLE Winger 29 y/o 17/01/1994 1.79 m 90 kg 5 ft 10 in 14 st 2.42 lb; 198.42 lb PRO
France Lancelot LUTEAU Winger 28 y/o 28/05/1994 1.81 m 89 kg 5 ft 11 in 14 st 0.21 lb; 196.21 lb PRO
South Africa S'bura SITHOLE Winger 32 y/o 14/06/1990 1.82 m 105 kg 6 ft 16 st; 231.49 lb PRO 2022
Fiji Simon LILICAMA Winger 25 y/o 21/08/1997 - - - - PRO 2022
France Valentin COUGNAUD Winger 25 y/o 02/08/1997 1.77 m 73 kg 5 ft 10 in 11 st 6.94 lb; 160.94 lb PRO 2022
South Africa Michael BOTHA Fullback 23 y/o 22/04/1999 1.83 m 99 kg 6 ft 15 st; 218.26 lb PRO

Academy players who have not yet played with the pros

These players are well part of the the Niort RC 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 Raphaël NIETO Back row 22 y/o 27/08/2000 1.88 m 100 kg 6 ft 2 in 15 st 10.46 lb; 220.46 lb ACADEMY
France Martin VERGNAUD Fly-half 22 y/o 11/04/2000 1.88 m 92 kg 6 ft 2 in 14 st 6.83 lb; 202.83 lb ACADEMY 2022

Numbers of interest

  • Youngest player : Tom MARCHÉ - 20 years old
  • Oldest player : Jone QOVU - 37 years old
  • Average : 26 years old
  • Lightest player : Sébastien PINAUD - 68 kg
  • Heaviest player : Clément KESTEMAN - 140 kg
  • Average weight : 98 kg