The SA XV Charente rugby team for 2023/2024

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Here is the list of players of Soyaux-Angoulême 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.
Russia Georgy BALAKAREV Prop 22 y/o 04/04/2002 1.84 m 111 kg 6 ft 17 st; 244.71 lb ACADEMY
France Khatchik VARTAN Prop 31 y/o 06/02/1993 1.84 m 115 kg 6 ft 18 st; 253.53 lb PRO 2024
South Africa Michael KUMBIRAI Prop 28 y/o 09/05/1996 1.87 m 127 kg 6 ft 2 in 19 st 13.99 lb; 279.99 lb PRO 2024
France Omar DAHIR Prop 30 y/o 24/04/1994 1.80 m 120 kg 5 ft 11 in 18 st 12.55 lb; 264.55 lb PRO 2024 +1
Georgia Omar ODISHVILI Prop 27 y/o 07/02/1997 1.88 m 119 kg 6 ft 2 in 18 st 10.35 lb; 262.35 lb PRO 2024
France Sami ZOUHAÏR Prop 25 y/o 21/02/1999 1.89 m 110 kg 6 ft 2 in 17 st 4.51 lb; 242.51 lb PRO 2025
France Seydou DIAKITÉ Prop 22 y/o 06/01/2002 1.75 m 108 kg 5 ft 9 in 17 st 0.10 lb; 238.10 lb ACADEMY 2025
France Yassin BOUTEMANNI Prop 33 y/o 12/07/1990 1.88 m 119 kg 6 ft 2 in 18 st 10.35 lb; 262.35 lb PRO 2025
Samoa Motu MATU'U Hooker 37 y/o 30/04/1987 1.82 m 120 kg 6 ft 18 st; 264.55 lb PRO 2025
France Patxi BIDART Hooker 23 y/o 30/05/2000 1.72 m 91 kg 5 ft 8 in 14 st 4.62 lb; 200.62 lb PRO 2025
France Rayne BARKA Hooker 25 y/o 05/02/1999 1.80 m 103 kg 5 ft 11 in 16 st 3.08 lb; 227.08 lb PRO 2025
France Enzo MORAND-BRUYAT Lock 21 y/o 07/07/2002 1.91 m 104 kg 6 ft 3 in 16 st 5.28 lb; 229.28 lb ACADEMY 2025
Congo Ian KITWANGA Lock 25 y/o 21/02/1999 2.01 m 122 kg 6 ft 7 in 19 st 2.96 lb; 268.96 lb PRO 2026
France Léo MORAND-BRUYAT Lock 21 y/o 07/07/2002 1.91 m 105 kg 6 ft 3 in 16 st 7.49 lb; 231.49 lb ACADEMY 2025
Canada Matt BEUKEBOOM Lock 27 y/o 03/04/1997 1.98 m 118 kg 6 ft 6 in 18 st 8.15 lb; 260.15 lb PRO 2026
Ireland Matthew DALTON Lock 25 y/o 16/11/1998 1.98 m 117 kg 6 ft 6 in 18 st 5.94 lb; 257.94 lb PRO 2025
New Zealand Sikeli NABOU Lock 36 y/o 05/03/1988 1.97 m 111 kg 6 ft 6 in 17 st 6.71 lb; 244.71 lb PRO 2024
England William GREATBANKS Lock 21 y/o 18/01/2003 1.98 m 104 kg 6 ft 6 in 16 st 5.28 lb; 229.28 lb ACADEMY 2024
Australia Alex MASIBAKA Back row 22 y/o 09/08/2001 1.86 m 115 kg 6 ft 1 in 18 st 1.53 lb; 253.53 lb ACADEMY 2024
France Gautier GIBOUIN Back row 35 y/o 24/03/1989 1.84 m 103 kg 6 ft 16 st; 227.08 lb PRO 2024
France Germain BURGAUD Back row 27 y/o 15/06/1996 1.90 m 100 kg 6 ft 3 in 15 st 10.46 lb; 220.46 lb PRO 2026
France Hubert TEXIER Back row 24 y/o 19/04/2000 1.85 m 105 kg 6 ft 1 in 16 st 7.49 lb; 231.49 lb PRO 2026
Georgia Irakli TSKHADADZE Back row 27 y/o 01/08/1996 1.91 m 104 kg 6 ft 3 in 16 st 5.28 lb; 229.28 lb PRO 2024
New Zealand Matt VA'AI Back row 32 y/o 28/02/1992 1.94 m 122 kg 6 ft 4 in 19 st 2.96 lb; 268.96 lb PRO 2024
France Maxence LEMARDELET Back row 25 y/o 08/05/1999 1.94 m 118 kg 6 ft 4 in 18 st 8.15 lb; 260.15 lb PRO 2026
France Nicolas MARTINS Back row 25 y/o 18/01/1999 1.96 m 100 kg 6 ft 5 in 15 st 10.46 lb; 220.46 lb PRO 2024
France Yassine JARMOUNI Back row 29 y/o 15/03/1995 1.86 m 118 kg 6 ft 1 in 18 st 8.15 lb; 260.15 lb PRO 2026
France Adrien BAU Scrum-half 30 y/o 03/03/1994 1.68 m 73 kg 5 ft 6 in 11 st 6.94 lb; 160.94 lb PRO 2025
France Alexis LEVRON Scrum-half 23 y/o 02/11/2000 1.69 m 76 kg 5 ft 7 in 11 st 13.55 lb; 167.55 lb PRO 2025
France Emmanuel SAUBUSSE Scrum-half 34 y/o 23/11/1989 1.81 m 84 kg 5 ft 11 in 13 st 3.19 lb; 185.19 lb PRO 2024
New Zealand Ben BOTICA Fly-half 34 y/o 07/10/1989 1.78 m 93 kg 5 ft 10 in 14 st 9.03 lb; 205.03 lb PRO 2025
France Corentin GLÉNAT Fly-half 24 y/o 26/08/1999 1.88 m 92 kg 6 ft 2 in 14 st 6.83 lb; 202.83 lb PRO 2025
New Zealand Jacob BOTICA Fly-half 31 y/o 03/03/1993 1.80 m 92 kg 5 ft 11 in 14 st 6.83 lb; 202.83 lb PRO 2025
Fiji Akuila TABUALEVU Centre 29 y/o 02/10/1994 1.90 m 100 kg 6 ft 3 in 15 st 10.46 lb; 220.46 lb PRO JOKER (8)
Chile Iñaki AYARZA Centre 24 y/o 07/09/1999 1.86 m 100 kg 6 ft 1 in 15 st 10.46 lb; 220.46 lb PRO 2024
Fiji Ledua MAU Centre 31 y/o 16/02/1993 1.85 m 95 kg 6 ft 1 in 14 st 13.44 lb; 209.44 lb PRO 2026
France Mathis LAFON Centre 25 y/o 28/02/1999 1.85 m 95 kg 6 ft 1 in 14 st 13.44 lb; 209.44 lb PRO 2026
Fiji Nasoni NAQIRI Centre 30 y/o 30/07/1993 1.86 m 110 kg 6 ft 1 in 17 st 4.51 lb; 242.51 lb PRO 2025
Ireland Eoghan BARRETT Winger 24 y/o 31/05/1999 1.83 m 86 kg 6 ft 13 st; 189.60 lb PRO 2025
New Zealand George TILSLEY Winger 32 y/o 27/02/1992 1.96 m 103 kg 6 ft 5 in 16 st 3.08 lb; 227.08 lb PRO 2024 JOKER (8)
France Marvin LESTREMAU Winger 27 y/o 19/07/1996 1.84 m 94 kg 6 ft 14 st; 207.23 lb PRO 2024
France Matthys GRATIEN Winger 25 y/o 15/02/1999 1.72 m 86 kg 5 ft 8 in 13 st 7.60 lb; 189.60 lb PRO 2026
France Maxime LAFORGUE Winger 28 y/o 03/06/1995 1.82 m 83 kg 6 ft 13 st; 182.98 lb PRO 2024
France Jules DUBECQ Fullback 22 y/o 31/08/2001 1.82 m 75 kg 6 ft 11 st; 165.35 lb ACADEMY 2026
France Pierre LAFITTE Fullback 36 y/o 29/09/1987 1.84 m 94 kg 6 ft 14 st; 207.23 lb PRO 2024
France Rémi BROSSET Fullback 24 y/o 12/02/2000 1.91 m 86 kg 6 ft 3 in 13 st 7.60 lb; 189.60 lb PRO 2026

Academy players who have not yet played with the pros

These players are well part of the the SA XV Charente 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 Maël AUGRY Hooker 19 y/o 09/09/2004 1.80 m 102 kg 5 ft 11 in 16 st 0.87 lb; 224.87 lb ACADEMY 2025
France Théo MERCIER Scrum-half 21 y/o 25/02/2003 - - - - ACADEMY
France Franck GIRAUDEAU Centre 20 y/o 06/08/2003 - - - - ACADEMY
France Gabriel AUSTRUY Centre 22 y/o 07/02/2002 1.91 m 95 kg 6 ft 3 in 14 st 13.44 lb; 209.44 lb ACADEMY 2024
France Idris MBAYE Fullback 21 y/o 31/01/2003 - - - - ACADEMY

Contracts ended during the season

Name Position Age Contract Reason
France Luca TABAROT Prop 20 ESPOIR Back to Montpellier (Fra)
Uruguay Germán KESSLER Hooker 29 PRO Injury cover for de Motu Matu’u
Georgia Saba PESVIANIDZE Lock 23 ESPOIR Back to Massy
England Will SPENCER Lock 31 PRO End of his RWC joker contract

Numbers of interest

  • Youngest player : Maël AUGRY - 19 years old
  • Oldest player : Motu MATU'U - 37 years old
  • Average : 27 years old
  • Lightest player : Adrien BAU - 73 kg
  • Heaviest player : Michael KUMBIRAI - 127 kg
  • Average weight : 104 kg