The Valence Romans Drôme Rugby rugby team for 2023/2024

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Here is the list of players of Valence Romans 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.
France Andréa PONTANIER Prop 22 y/o 26/10/2001 1.80 m 107 kg 5 ft 11 in 16 st 11.89 lb; 235.89 lb ACADEMY 2026
France Anthony ALÉO Prop 32 y/o 24/04/1992 1.76 m 112 kg 5 ft 9 in 17 st 8.92 lb; 246.92 lb PRO 2026
Australia Chris TALAKAI Prop 29 y/o 26/06/1994 1.80 m 118 kg 5 ft 11 in 18 st 8.15 lb; 260.15 lb PRO 2024
France Esteban CHOUTEAU Prop 21 y/o 10/04/2003 1.70 m 96 kg 5 ft 7 in 15 st 1.64 lb; 211.64 lb ACADEMY
England Gareth MILASINOVICH Prop 28 y/o 15/12/1995 1.91 m 134 kg 6 ft 3 in 21 st 1.42 lb; 295.42 lb PRO 2025
France Julien ROYER Prop 29 y/o 13/11/1994 1.80 m 115 kg 5 ft 11 in 18 st 1.53 lb; 253.53 lb PRO 2025
France Kévin GOZE Prop 31 y/o 04/11/1992 1.92 m 133 kg 6 ft 4 in 20 st 13.21 lb; 293.21 lb PRO 2026
France Mathis ROUME Prop 22 y/o 28/01/2002 1.78 m 106 kg 5 ft 10 in 16 st 9.69 lb; 233.69 lb ACADEMY 2024
France Brice HUMBERT Hooker 27 y/o 27/08/1996 1.78 m 110 kg 5 ft 10 in 17 st 4.51 lb; 242.51 lb PRO 2025
France Cyril DELIGNY Hooker 31 y/o 22/06/1992 1.81 m 102 kg 5 ft 11 in 16 st 0.87 lb; 224.87 lb PRO 2025
France Dorian MARCO-PENA Hooker 27 y/o 14/08/1996 1.73 m 100 kg 5 ft 8 in 15 st 10.46 lb; 220.46 lb PRO 2026
France Florian GOUMAT Lock 34 y/o 30/03/1990 1.94 m 115 kg 6 ft 4 in 18 st 1.53 lb; 253.53 lb PRO 2025
Australia Ryan MCCAULEY Lock 26 y/o 08/06/1997 2.03 m 118 kg 6 ft 8 in 18 st 8.15 lb; 260.15 lb PRO 2025
France Yassine MAAMRY Lock 30 y/o 08/07/1993 1.98 m 128 kg 6 ft 6 in 20 st 2.19 lb; 282.19 lb PRO 2026
France Adrien ROUX Back row 21 y/o 16/09/2002 1.80 m 91 kg 5 ft 11 in 14 st 4.62 lb; 200.62 lb ACADEMY 2026
France Axel BRUCHET Back row 24 y/o 25/10/1999 1.92 m 100 kg 6 ft 4 in 15 st 10.46 lb; 220.46 lb PRO 2026
France Charles BRAYER Back row 27 y/o 08/11/1996 1.96 m 106 kg 6 ft 5 in 16 st 9.69 lb; 233.69 lb PRO 2024
England Darrel DYER Back row 31 y/o 01/11/1992 1.96 m 115 kg 6 ft 5 in 18 st 1.53 lb; 253.53 lb PRO 2024
France Éloi MASSOT Back row 33 y/o 18/10/1990 1.94 m 105 kg 6 ft 4 in 16 st 7.49 lb; 231.49 lb PRO 2025
Georgia Ioane IASHAGASHVILI Back row 24 y/o 23/04/2000 1.92 m 117 kg 6 ft 4 in 18 st 5.94 lb; 257.94 lb PRO 2024
France Loan RÉAL Back row 24 y/o 21/11/1999 1.86 m 106 kg 6 ft 1 in 16 st 9.69 lb; 233.69 lb PRO 2026
France Matthieu VACHON Back row 33 y/o 06/05/1991 1.87 m 105 kg 6 ft 2 in 16 st 7.49 lb; 231.49 lb PRO 2024 JOKER (8)
France Philippe LAVILLE Back row 23 y/o 28/04/2001 1.89 m 110 kg 6 ft 2 in 17 st 4.51 lb; 242.51 lb ACADEMY 2025
France Sven BERNAT GIRLANDO Back row 24 y/o 21/12/1999 1.90 m 103 kg 6 ft 3 in 16 st 3.08 lb; 227.08 lb PRO 2025
South Africa Thembelani BHOLI Back row 34 y/o 18/01/1990 1.91 m 113 kg 6 ft 3 in 17 st 11.12 lb; 249.12 lb PRO 2025
France Léopold DUPAS Scrum-half 26 y/o 11/08/1997 1.76 m 81 kg 5 ft 9 in 12 st 10.57 lb; 178.57 lb PRO 2024
France Matéo LAJOUS Scrum-half 21 y/o 22/05/2003 - - - - ACADEMY 2024
Germany Tim MENZEL Scrum-half 32 y/o 01/01/1992 1.70 m 73 kg 5 ft 7 in 11 st 6.94 lb; 160.94 lb PRO 2025
France Clément DOUCET Fly-half 23 y/o 22/02/2001 1.82 m 88 kg 6 ft 13 st; 194.01 lb ACADEMY 2024
France Joris MOURA Fly-half 24 y/o 07/05/2000 1.86 m 90 kg 6 ft 1 in 14 st 2.42 lb; 198.42 lb PRO 2025
France Lucas MÉRET Fly-half 29 y/o 30/01/1995 1.78 m 87 kg 5 ft 10 in 13 st 9.80 lb; 191.80 lb PRO 2026
France Thomas LHUSÉRO Fly-half 27 y/o 29/09/1996 1.78 m 82 kg 5 ft 10 in 12 st 12.78 lb; 180.78 lb PRO 2026
France Anatole PAUVERT Centre 27 y/o 23/05/1997 1.82 m 90 kg 6 ft 14 st; 198.42 lb PRO 2025
Netherlands Bart WIERENGA Centre 24 y/o 26/08/1999 1.88 m 90 kg 6 ft 2 in 14 st 2.42 lb; 198.42 lb PRO 2024
Fiji Ben NEICERU Centre 31 y/o 29/01/1993 1.75 m 100 kg 5 ft 9 in 15 st 10.46 lb; 220.46 lb PRO 2026
France Esteban TERCQ Centre 21 y/o 04/11/2002 1.74 m 78 kg 5 ft 9 in 12 st 3.96 lb; 171.96 lb ACADEMY
New Zealand Isaac TE TAMAKI Centre 29 y/o 20/02/1995 1.77 m 95 kg 5 ft 10 in 14 st 13.44 lb; 209.44 lb PRO 2024
France Jonathan QUINNEZ Centre 34 y/o 27/04/1990 1.80 m 94 kg 5 ft 11 in 14 st 11.23 lb; 207.23 lb PRO 2024
France Marco SANCHEZ Centre 21 y/o 15/09/2002 1.84 m 95 kg 6 ft 14 st; 209.44 lb ACADEMY 2024
France Mathieu GUILLOMOT Centre 30 y/o 15/11/1993 1.83 m 93 kg 6 ft 14 st; 205.03 lb PRO 2026
France Noé PERRET-TOURLONIAS Centre 22 y/o 31/01/2002 1.70 m 77 kg 5 ft 7 in 12 st 1.76 lb; 169.76 lb ACADEMY 2024
France Adam VARGAS Winger 23 y/o 11/08/2000 1.80 m 80 kg 5 ft 11 in 12 st 8.37 lb; 176.37 lb PRO 2025
France Gauthier MINGUILLON Winger 30 y/o 03/03/1994 1.77 m 89 kg 5 ft 10 in 14 st 0.21 lb; 196.21 lb PRO 2025
Fiji Mosese MAWALU Winger 30 y/o 08/07/1993 1.79 m 103 kg 5 ft 10 in 16 st 3.08 lb; 227.08 lb PRO 2025
Zimbabwe TJ MAGURANYANGA Winger 21 y/o 22/12/2002 1.94 m 101 kg 6 ft 4 in 15 st 12.67 lb; 222.67 lb ACADEMY 2024
France Charles BOULDOIRE Fullback 30 y/o 08/06/1993 1.85 m 91 kg 6 ft 1 in 14 st 4.62 lb; 200.62 lb PRO 2025
England George WORTH Fullback 27 y/o 08/10/1996 1.88 m 96 kg 6 ft 2 in 15 st 1.64 lb; 211.64 lb PRO 2025

Academy players who have not yet played with the pros

These players are well part of the the Valence Romans Drôme 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.
Fidji Semi RAMACAKE Lock 21 y/o 31/03/2003 1.90 m 119 kg 6 ft 3 in 18 st 10.35 lb; 262.35 lb ACADEMY
France Mathis ARNAL Back row 21 y/o 05/01/2003 - - - - ACADEMY 2024
France Ulysse PALLOT Winger 21 y/o 10/01/2003 1.82 m 83 kg 6 ft 13 st; 182.98 lb ACADEMY

Contracts ended during the season

Name Position Age Contract Reason
Georgia Jemal SHATIRISHVILI Prop 25 PRO separation by mutual agreement for personal reasons
France Étienne NARMAND Hooker 22 ESPOIR Back to Lyon
New Zealand Dylan HAYES Back row 30 PRO Retired due to too much injuries

Numbers of interest

  • Youngest player : Matéo LAJOUS - 21 years old
  • Oldest player : Thembelani BHOLI - 34 years old
  • Average : 27 years old
  • Lightest player : Tim MENZEL - 73 kg
  • Heaviest player : Jemal SHATIRISHVILI - 145 kg
  • Average weight : 102 kg