RC Orléans

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Orléans
Full nameRugby Club Orléans
Founded1966
LocationOrléans, France
Ground(s)Stade Marcel-Garcin (Capacity: 1740)
PresidentMarc Dumas and Philippe Dal Molin
Coach(es)France Frédéric Austrui
League(s)Fédérale 1

Rugby club Orléans is a semi-professional French rugby union team, from Orléans. They currently play at Fédérale 1.

German players[edit]

The club has recently provided a number of players for the Germany national rugby union team with Alexander Widiker and the brothers Guillaume and Matthieu Franke.[1] Additionally, Frenchman Bruno Stolorz, a coach with the club, is also one of the two German coaches.[2] Stolorz is provided to the German team by the Fédération française de rugby to improve Germany's performance in the sport.[3] With Gilles Pagnon, another RCO player made his debut for Germany against Russia on 13 March 2010.[4]

Clemens von Grumbkow, another German international, left the club in 2009 to join Rugby Club I Cavalieri Prato.[5] In 2011, Olivier Galli was selected from the club to represent Germany.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bruder-Tausch vor Georgien-Spiel: Franke für Franke[permanent dead link] (in German) Rugby-Journal, published: 3 February 2010, accessed: 22 February 2010
  2. ^ Bruno Stolorz glaubt an Deutschland (in German) totalrugby.de, published: 5 February 2010, accessed: 22 February 2010
  3. ^ Mark Kuhlmann nicht mehr DRV-Nationaltrainer[permanent dead link] (in German) Rugby-Journal, published: 9 March 2009, accessed: 25 February 2010
  4. ^ EM-Division 1: DRV-Kader für Spiel in Russland[permanent dead link] (in German) Rugby-Journal, published: 4 March 2010, accessed: 19 March 2010
  5. ^ VON GRUMBKOW CLEMENS Archived 2009-12-31 at the Wayback Machine (in Italian) Rugby Club I Cavalieri Prato website, accessed: 23 February 2010

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