|Full name||Stade Rochelais |
|Nickname(s)||Les Corsaires ("The Privateers") Les Maritimes ("The Maritimes")|
|Location||La Rochelle, France|
|Ground(s)||Stade Marcel-Deflandre (Capacity: 15,000)|
|2016–17||1st (playoff semi-finalists)|
They were founded in 1898 and play at Stade Marcel-Deflandre (capacity 15 000). They wear yellow and black. They are based in La Rochelle in the Charente-Maritime département of the New Aquitaine region.
The stadium is named after Marcel Deflandre, who was the president of the club born of the fusion between the rugby league and rugby union clubs during World War II in La Rochelle, after the Vichy government banned the game of Rugby League and forced all of its assets to be handed to the French Rugby Union.
- Challenge Yves du Manoir:
- Champions: 2002, 2003 (March)
|Club||Played||Won||Drawn||Lost||Points For||Points Against||Points Diff.||Tries For||Tries Against||Try Bonus||Losing Bonus||Points|
|1||La Rochelle (SF)||26||17||3||6||707||498||+209||68||46||6||5||85|
If teams are level at any stage, tiebreakers are applied in the following order:
|Green background (rows 1 and 2) receive semi-final play-off places and receive berths in the 2017–18 European Rugby Champions Cup.
Blue background (rows 3 to 6) receive quarter-final play-off places, and receive berths in the Champions Cup.
Yellow background (row 7) advances to a play-off for a chance to compete in the Champions Cup.
Plain background indicates teams that earn a place in the 2017–18 European Rugby Challenge Cup.
Red background (row 13 and 14) will be relegated to Rugby Pro D2. Final table
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2016-17 Note: Flags indicate national union as has been defined under WR eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-WR nationality.
Notable former players
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Arnaud, then his son Jean-Pierre and his grandson Jean-Baptiste all played for La Rochelle as scrum-halves.
- "LA ROCHELLE : NOUVEAU NOM ET NOUVEAU LOGO POUR LE CLUB". Retrieved 28 June 2016.
- (in French) Stade Rochelais Official website