7 July 1984 |
|Height||1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|Weight||103 kg (16 st 3 lb)|
|Current club||Racing Métro|
|2013||Eastern Province Kings||3||(5)|
|* Senior club appearances and points correct as of 2 July 2013.
† Appearances (Points).
He started his career at Nîmes, but moved to Toulouse for the 1999–2000 French Rugby Union Championship. During seven seasons at Toulouse, he made 131 appearances and won the Top 14 championship in 2007–08 and 2010–11, as well as the Heineken Cup in 2004–05 and the 2009–10.
He then joined CA Brive for the 2011–12 Top 14 season, but returned to Toulouse the following season as a medical joker.
2013 Southern Kings Super Rugby season
He didn't feature in their first three games, but was then named in their touring squad to Australasia for games against Crusaders, Hurricanes, Brumbies and Rebels,. However, he was then recalled after the Kings fielded more than the allowed two foreigner players in their match against the Chiefs. Instead, he make three appearances for the Eastern Province Kings in the domestic 2013 Vodacom Cup tournament, scoring a try in the match against the Border Bulldogs.
Following an injury to New Zealander Hadleigh Parkes, he was eligible for selection again and made his debut for the Kings in their match against the Cheetahs in Bloemfontein. He also made substitute appearances in the next three matches against the Waratahs, Highlanders and the return match against the Cheetahs.
Return to France
- Top 14 – 2007–08 and 2010–11 with Toulouse
- Heineken Cup – 2004–05 and 2009–10 with Toulouse
- "Rugby – Player statistics Lacombe Virgile". It's Rugby. Retrieved 3 January 2013.
- "2013 Southern Kings Super Rugby season". South African Rugby Union. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
- "Southern Kings Touring Squad announced". Rugby15. 18 March 2013. Retrieved 16 April 2014.
- "Southern Kings recall two foreign players". Rugby Heaven. Associated Press. 21 March 2013. Retrieved 16 April 2013.
- "Southern Kings face points deduction after using three foreigners against Chiefs". Sky Sports. 20 March 2013. Retrieved 16 April 2013.
- "Border Bulldogs vs Eastern Province Kings". South African Rugby Union. 16 March 2013. Retrieved 2 July 2013.
- "Parkes blow for Kings". Sport24. 30 March 2013. Retrieved 9 April 2013.
- "Cheetahs vs Southern Kings". South African Rugby Union. 27 April 2013. Retrieved 2 July 2013.
- "Wenceslas Lauret et Virgile Lacombe vont rejoindre des Racingmen heureux". Le Rugby Nistère (in French). 7 January 2013. Retrieved 8 January 2013.