UE Santboiana

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Santboiana SEAT
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Full name Unió Esportiva Santboiana
Founded 1921
Location Sant Boi de Llobregat, Spain
Ground(s) Estadi Baldiri Aleu (Capacity: 1,200)
Chairman Antoni Gabarro
Coach(es) Lewis Williams
League(s) División de Honor
2014–15 División de Honor, 2nd
Team kit
Official website
www.uesantboiana.com

Unió Esportiva Santboiana is a Spanish rugby union club. The club was established in 1921 and currently competes in the División de Honor de Rugby competition, the highest level of Spanish club rugby. The club are based in Sant Boi de Llobregat in Catalonia, considered to be one of the capitals of Spanish rugby. Santboiana play in blue and white colours. The team have in the past won both the Spanish League and the Copa del Rey de Rugby as well as the Copa de Catalunya and Copa Ibèrica. They were champions of Spain in the 2005-06 season.

Santboiana are the former club of Sant Boi de Llobregat native Oriol Ripol, who is among Spain's most successful rugby players. He plays professionally for Sale Sharks, in England's Guinness Premiership.

Honours[edit]

  • División de Honor: 7
    • Champions: 1983–84, 1986–87, 1988–89, 1995–96, 1996–97, 2004–05, 2005–06
  • Copa del Rey: 11
    • Champions: 1931, 1933, 1943, 1948, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1989, 2000
  • Copa Ibérica: 4
    • Champions: 1987, 1989, 2005, 2006
  • Copa Pirineos: 2
    • Champions: 1960, 1961
  • Copa de Catalunya: 17
    • Champions: 1923, 1931, 1933, 1934, 1935, 1943, 1944, 1945, 1956, 1959, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2005


Season by season[edit]

Season Tier Division Pos. Notes
1952–53 1 División de Honor 3rd
1953–54 DNP
1954–70 DNH
1970–71 1 División de Honor 4th
1971–72 1 División de Honor 3rd
1972–73 1 División de Honor 5th
1973–74 1 División de Honor 7th
1974–75 1 División de Honor 6th
1975–76 1 División de Honor 5th
1976–77 1 División de Honor 6th
1977–78 1 División de Honor 7th
1978–79 1 División de Honor 2nd
1979–80 1 División de Honor 2nd
1980–81 1 División de Honor 3rd
1981–82 1 División de Honor 2nd
1982–83 1 División de Honor 3rd
1983–84 1 División de Honor 1st League champion
1984–85 1 División de Honor 7th
1985–86 1 División de Honor 2nd
1986–87 1 División de Honor 1st League champion
1987–88 1 División de Honor 2nd
1988–89 1 División de Honor 1st League/Cup champion
1989–90 1 División de Honor 5th
1990–91 1 División de Honor 5th
Season Tier Division Pos. Notes
1991–92 1 División de Honor 2nd
1992–93 1 División de Honor 5th
1993–94 1 División de Honor 6th
1994–95 1 División de Honor 5th
1995–96 1 División de Honor 1st League champion
1996–97 1 División de Honor 1st League champion
1997–98 1 División de Honor 2nd
1998–99 1 División de Honor 2nd
1999–00 1 División de Honor 3rd Cup champion
2000–01 1 División de Honor 8th
2001–02 1 División de Honor 4th
2002–03 1 División de Honor 5th
2003–04 1 División de Honor 4th
2004–05 1 División de Honor 1st League champion
2005–06 1 División de Honor 1st League champion
2006–07 1 División de Honor 3rd
2007–08 1 División de Honor 8th
2008–09 1 División de Honor 5th
2009–10 1 División de Honor 6th
2010–11 1 División de Honor 7th
2011–12 1 División de Honor 3rd / SF League champion
2012–13 1 División de Honor 2nd / F
2013–14 1 División de Honor 8th
2014–15 1 División de Honor 2nd / F

Squad 2014–15[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national union as has been defined under WR eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-WR nationality.

Player Position Union
Josep Balsalobre Prop Spain Spain
Amirani Chichua Prop Georgia (country) Georgia
Gerard Godoy Prop Spain Spain
Alejandro Leyton Prop Spain Spain
Youri Petit Prop France France
Daniel Petreanu Prop Romania Romania
Cristan Peteta Hooker Spain Spain
Jonathan Phipps Hooker Spain Spain
Ricardo Cardenas Lock Spain Spain
Jamie Chipman Lock New Zealand New Zealand
Julen Lafraya Lock Spain Spain
Josep Puigbert Lock Spain Spain
Samir Barmose Flanker Spain Spain
Joan Campius Flanker Spain Spain
Josep Colet Flanker Spain Spain
Joan Lopez Flanker Spain Spain
Rubén Sanz Flanker Spain Spain
Nicolas Sevilla Flanker Spain Spain
Niels Van de Ven Flanker Netherlands Netherlands
Ivan Tabuenca Number 8 Spain Spain
Afa Tauli Number 8 New Zealand New Zealand
Player Position Union
Niel Chivers Scrum-half England England
Hector Garcia Scrum-half Spain Spain
Fangatapu Apikotoa Fly-half Tonga Tonga
Victor Cuenca Fly-half Spain Spain
Marcos Puig Fly-half Spain Spain
Matenga Baker Centre New Zealand New Zealand
Marc Basalobre Centre Spain Spain
Cristian Gómez Centre Spain Spain
Federico González Centre Spain Spain
Romuald Lauret Centre France France
Pau Basalobre Wing Spain Spain
Marc Català Wing Spain Spain
Lluc Muñoz Wing Spain Spain
Javier De Orbaneja Wing Spain Spain
Nil Baró Fullback Spain Spain
Ferran Rodriguez Fullback Spain Spain

International honours[edit]

Other notable players[edit]

Ground[edit]

Baldiri Aleu
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Location Sant Boi de Llobregat, Catalonia, Spain
Coordinates 41°20′25″N 2°02′17.54″E / 41.34028°N 2.0382056°E / 41.34028; 2.0382056
Owner Sant Boi city hall
Capacity 4,000
Surface natural grass
Tenants
Santboiana SEAT

See also[edit]

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