Fouad Yaha

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Fouad Yaha
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Personal information
Born (1996-08-19) 19 August 1996 (age 24)
Avignon, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
Height6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight14 st 13 lb (95 kg)[1]
Playing information
Rugby league
PositionWing
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2015–18 Catalans Dragons 69 36 0 0 144
2019– Catalans Dragons 22 18 0 0 72
Total 91 54 0 0 216
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2017 France 4 0 0 0 0
Rugby union
PositionWing
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2018–19 SU Agen 4 2 0 0 10
As of 2 August 2020
Source: [2][3]

Fouad Yaha (born August 19, 1996) is a French rugby league footballer who plays as a winger for the Catalans Dragons in the Super League and France at international level.

Yaha briefly played rugby union for SU Agen before returning to Catalans in 2019.

Background[edit]

Yaha was born in Avignon, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France.

Club career[edit]

Yaha made his Super League debut for Catalans Dragons in a 32-24 victory over Hull Kingston Rovers in 2015.[4] At 18 years old, he became the youngest player at the time to have played for the Dragons in Super League.

Yaha was a member of the Catalans team that won the 2018 Challenge Cup Final with victory over the Warrington Wolves at Wembley Stadium.[5]

Rugby union[edit]

At the end of the 2018 Super League season, Yaha joined Top 14 rugby union club SU Agen, however he returned to rugby league with the Dragons in February 2019.[6]

Personal life[edit]

Yaha is the nephew of former France international Bagdad Yaha, who played in the inaugural season of Super League for Paris Saint-Germain.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Catalans Dragons Equipe Saison 2015". Catalans Dragons site officiel. Catalans Dragons S.A.S.P. 2015. Retrieved 30 June 2015.
  2. ^ loverugbyleague
  3. ^ RLP
  4. ^ http://au.eurosport.com/rugby-league/carney-breathes-fire-into-dragons_sto4693524/story.shtml
  5. ^ "Catalans Dragons beat Warrington in Challenge Cup final to make history". Guardian. 25 August 2018. Retrieved 5 November 2019.
  6. ^ Fouad Yaha: Catalans Dragons re-sign winger after rugby union stint with Agen

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