Stade Lausanne Rugby Club

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Stade Lausanne Rugby Club
Full name Stade Lausanne Rugby Club
Union Fédération Suisse de Rugby
Founded 1969
Location Lausanne, Switzerland
Ground(s) Lausanne
Chavannes - Centre sportif
President South Africa Andrew Cummings
Coach(es) France Bruno Pompilio
South Africa Andy Whitlow
League(s) Swiss 1st Division
Swiss 2nd Division
Official website

Stade Lausanne Rugby Club are an amateur Swiss rugby union club from Lausanne, the Olympic Capital. The club plays in the Swiss first and second division and are former Swiss Cup champions.

Club history[edit]

Having been one of the eight original clubs[1] to play in the inaugural Swiss Championship when the Switzerland Rugby Union was formed in 1969, Stade Lausanne has been one of the most successful clubs in the country, with six National League A (NLA) and six Swiss Cup titles including 2009 and 2010 Stade Lausanne sits third - behind Hermance RRC and Rugby Club CERN on the National overall club honours list and is the most successful club in Lausanne and canton Vaud. In the 2010/2011 season the First team marched into the Swiss final against RC Avusy and finished 2nd in the first division and the Second team got promoted to the second division of the Swiss Rugby Union.

Club honours[edit]

Competitions[2][3] Years
Swiss Champions (NLA) 1975, 1976, 1981, 1983, 1985, 1986
Swiss Cup 1981, 1982, 1984, 1986, 2009, 2010
Second Division Champions (NLB) 2005, 2007, 2008, 2015

Licensed Players[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national union as has been defined under WR eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-WR nationality.

Player Position Union
Galli Giacomo Flanker Italy Italy
Pierre Estoup Centre France France
Alessio Giorgerini Centre Italy Italy
Yohan Vieílle Prop France France
Arnaud Paquier Wing France France
Baptiste Bayle Fly-half France France
Fabio Venturelli Wing Italy Italy
Felipe Lopez Hill Scrum-half Chile Chile
Paulo Bártolo Flanker Portugal Portugal
Loïc Lair Flanker France France
Yannick Fernandez Wing Switzerland Switzerland
Daniel Kaempf Prop Australia Australia
Marc Besson Flanker Switzerland Switzerland
David Image Flanker New Zealand New Zealand
Aidan Kirby Lock England England
Oliver Marlow Flanker England England
Valentin Balsan Prop France France
Yannick Pingault Centre France France
Jorge Esteve Lock Spain Spain
Jacky Dervey Wing Switzerland Switzerland
Pascal Perriraz Prop Switzerland Switzerland
Jeremy Foster Fly-half Switzerland Switzerland
Marco Personeni Prop Italy Italy
Didier Richard Lock France France
Lachlan Simpson Lock New Zealand New Zealand
Benoît Capitanio Wing France France
Mikael Rouge Hooker Switzerland Switzerland
Louis Reyes Scrum-half France France
Andreas Dahinden Flanker Switzerland Switzerland
Victor McClean Flanker Ireland Ireland
Mattihas Niffeler Lock Switzerland Switzerland
Adrien Massicault Lock France France
Loïc Crenn Flanker France France
Mark Johnson-Hill Lock England England
Yannik Messerli Hooker Switzerland Switzerland
Quentin Reyes Wing France France
Olivier Mantion Lock France France
Ronald Hamilton Flanker Canada Canada
Patrick Hermann Lock Switzerland Switzerland
Maxime Delgado Flanker France France
Christophe Briffaux Wing France France
Bruno Barthelemy Centre France France
Martin Robic Centre France France
Pierre Estoup Centre France France
Sylvain Coutu Fullback France France
Bastien Pouvreau Centre France France
Sèbastien Blanc Fullback France France
Tim Goodenough Flanker England England
William Dome Prop Kenya Kenya
Christophe Roux Centre France France
Paul Freeman Hooker England England
Jean-Christophe Chassad Flanker France France
Sylvain Jimbert Centre France France
Nicolas Lozano Wing France France
Maxime Bedu Flanker France France
Andre Pharaony Lock France France
Lucas Pompilio Wing Switzerland Switzerland

See also[edit]