Lézignan Sangliers

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Lézignan Sangliers
Club information
Full name Football Club
de Lézignan
Website Official site
Colours white with green and pink V
Founded 1903
Current details
Chairman Alain Fabre, Jacques Laguens, Christian Lapalu
Coach(s) Aurélien Cologni
Competition Elite One Championship
2014/15 3rd

Football Club de Lézignan (or Lézignan Sangliers as they are often referred) are a professional rugby league football club based in Lézignan-Corbières in the départment of Aude in the south of France. They play in the Elite One Championship and to date have achieved reasonable success, having won seven French Championship titles and six Lord Derby Cups.

Lezignan players celebrating their victory in the finale of the 2008/2009 French Championship (May 2009).

The club was originally founded in 1903 and played rugby union in which it achieved some success in the competitions it competed. In 1939 the club switched codes and began playing rugby league after the success the code began having in the country in the early 1930s with the formation of the French championship in 1934. In the 2007-08 season the club, led by their French international player-coach James Wynne, won the French Championship for the first time in 30 years. They also reached the fourth round of the Challenge Cup.

2015/16 Squad[edit]

* As of 11 September 2015:

2015/16 Lezignan Squad
First team squad Coaching staff

Head coach

Assistant coaches

  • (c) Captain
  • (vc) Vice captain

Updated: 11 September 2015
Source(s): 2015/16 Squad

2015/16 transfers[edit]


Player Signed from Contract Length Date
France Romain Mencarini St Esteve Catalans 1 Year July 2014
France Maxime Da Costa St Esteve Catalans 1 Year July 2015
France Jordan Boudebza St Esteve Catalans 1 Year July 2015
France Florent Rouanet AS Carcassonne 2 Years July 2015
France Thomas Barrau AS Carcassonne 1 Year July 2015
France Damien Cardace Catalans Dragons 2 Years July 2015
Australia Guy Williams Central Queensland Capras 2 Years July 2015


Player Signed for Contract Length Date
France Pierre Nègre St Esteve Catalans 1 Year July 2015
France Mathieu Griffi St Esteve Catalans 2 Years July 2015
Australia Jarred Farlow Wests Tigers 2 Years July 2015
France Tuki Jackson Yanco Wamoon 1 Year July 2015
France Etienne Ferret Toulouse Olympique 1 Year July 2015
Australia Dustin Cooper Boston Thirteens 1 Year July 2015
France Andrew Bigat Montpellier Red Devils 2 Years July 2015


The club was founded in 1903 and initially played rugby union. In 1939 they changed sports, joining the French Rugby League. The nickname Sangliers means wild boar, and has long been associated with the club. They have won the French Championship on seven occasions, and the Lord Derby Cup on six occasions.


1961, 1963, 1978, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011
1960, 1966, 1970, 2010, 2011, 2015


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