RC Massy

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Full name Rugby Club Massy Essonne
Founded 1971; 43 years ago (1971)
Location Massy, Essonne, France
Ground(s) Stade Jules-Ladoumègue (Capacity: 3,200)
President Vincent Dupond, David Turner
Coach(es) Jean-Frédéric Dubois
Victor Didebulidze
League(s) Fédérale 1
2013–14 Finalist, promoted to Pro D2
Team kit
Official website

Rugby Club Massy Essonne is a French rugby union club from Massy, Essonne that play in the Pro D2, the second tier of the French league system.

They are based in Massy, Essonne, in the southern suburbs of Paris and were founded in 1971. They were promoted from the Federale 1 at the end of the 2011–12 season, entering professional rugby for the first time in their history.[1]

Their stay in Pro D2 was short-lived: they were demoted at the end of the 2012–13 Rugby Pro D2 season. On 24 May 2014, it was announced that they had won promotion back to Pro D2 for the 2014–15 season as a result of winning the Fédérale 1 semi-final 17 – 9 against Tyrosse.[2]

Current squad[edit]

2012–13 season
Note: Flags indicate national union as has been defined under IRB eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-IRB nationality.

Player Position Union
Pierre Saby Hooker France France
Benoît Denoyelle Hooker France France
Mike Tadjer Hooker Portugal Portugal
Juan José Acosta Prop Argentina Argentina
Davit Ashvetia Prop Georgia (country) Georgia
Florent Dufresnois Prop France France
Régis Rameau Prop France France
Mario Sagario Prop Uruguay Uruguay
Gary Strain Prop Scotland Scotland
Felipe Aranguren Lock Argentina Argentina
César Delarue Lock France France
Taumeï Hikila Lock Tonga Tonga
Fakataha Molitika Lock Tonga Tonga
Abrahim Sako Lock France France
Shalva Sutiashvili Lock Georgia (country) Georgia
Gambo Adamou Back row Cameroon Cameroon
Yacouba Camara Back row France France
Ashley Clarke Back row South Africa South Africa
Christophe Desassis Back row France France
Romain Dibel Back row France France
Antoine Gomez Back row France France
Florent Maleville Back row France France
Bakary Meite Back row Senegal Senegal
Player Position Union
Gregory Coudol Scrum-half France France
Aubin Mendes Scrum-half France France
Elison Razafindrafahatra Scrum-half France France
Aristide Barraud Fly-half France France
Benoît Bonetti Fly-half France France
Eoghan Hickey Fly-half Ireland Ireland
Julian Champagne Centre France France
Jean-Baptiste Di Martino Centre France France
Robbie Johnston Centre Scotland Scotland
Antoine Ratinaud Centre France France
Jordi Rougé Centre France France
Mathias Atayi Wing France France
Clément Médina Wing France France
Kevin Milhorat Wing France France
Wilfried Rodrigues Wing France France
Mani Vakaloa Wing Tonga Tonga
Thomas Girard Fullback France France
Adrien Malavard Fullback France France


  1. ^ "Rugby Club Massy Essonne". Ligue Nationale de Rugby. Retrieved 2012-11-13. 
  2. ^ "Demi-finale Fédérale 1 - Massy et Montauban retrouvent la Pro D2" (in French). Rugby Rama. 24 May 2014. Retrieved 24 May 2014. 

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