US Dax

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Dax
US Dax logo.png
Full name Union Sportive Dacquoise
Founded 1904; 112 years ago (1904)
Location Dax, France
Ground(s) Stade Maurice Boyau (Capacity: 16,170)
President Alain Pecastaing
Coach(es) Richard Dourthe
Brice Miguel
Captain(s) Anthony Salle-Canne
League(s) Pro D2
2015–16 15th[n 1]
Team kit
2nd kit
Official website
www.usdax.fr

Union sportive dacquoise, also known as US Dax, is a French rugby union club currently playing in Rugby Pro D2, the second level of the French league system.

They were founded in 1904. They play at Stade Maurice Boyau (capacity 16,170). They wear red and white. They are based in Dax in the Landes département of New Aquitaine.

Honours[edit]

Finals results[edit]

French championship[edit]

Date Winner Runner-up Score Venue Spectators
3 June 1956 FC Lourdes US Dax 20-0 Stadium Municipal, Toulouse 38,426
28 May 1961 AS Béziers US Dax 6-3 Stade de Gerland, Lyon 35,000
2 June 1963 Stade Montois US Dax 9-6 Parc Lescure, Bordeaux 39,000
22 May 1966 SU Agen US Dax 9-8 Stadium Municipal, Toulouse 28,803
20 May 1973 Stadoceste Tarbais US Dax 18-12 Stadium Municipal, Toulouse 26,952

Squad will be updated once season 2012-2013 commences and all recruits have been finalised. sorry for any inconvinience.

Current standings[edit]

2015–16 Rugby Pro D2 Table watch · edit · discuss
Club Played Won Drawn Lost Points For Points Against Points Diff Try Bonus Losing Bonus Points
1 Lyon 30 25 0 5 971 493 +478 13 4 117
2 Bayonne 30 19 1 10 658 602 +56 4 4 86
3 Aurillac 30 18 0 12 724 613 +111 6 3 81
4 Mont De Marsan 30 17 1 12 655 611 +44 5 3 78
5 Colomiers 30 16 3 11 629 590 +39 4 4 78
6 Béziers 30 17 1 12 745 662 +83 4 3 77
7 Perpignan 30 15 1 14 676 615 +61 5 6 73
8 Biarritz 30 14 0 16 674 656 +18 3 5 64
9 Bourgoin 30 12 0 18 595 642 −47 5 9 62
10 Albi 30 13 5 15 591 643 −52 2 4 62
11 Narbonne 30 13 0 17 602 653 –51 2 6 60
12 Montauban 30 12 0 18 570 624 -54 1 9 58
13 Tarbes 30 13 0 17 543 630 –87 0 9 53
14 Carcassonne 30 11 0 19 484 741 −257 0 5 49
15 Dax 30 10 1 19 538 713 −175 1 5 48
16 Provence Rugby 30 10 0 20 549 716 −167 1 5 46
Green background (row 1) Champions automatically promoted to Top 14.
Yellow background denotes winner of the promotion play-offs.
Blue background denotes teams that qualify for the promotion play-offs.
Red background denotes relegation to Fédérale 1.

Note: When two teams have the same points total, position is calculated by results between teams before points difference.
Note: Tarbes had 8 points deducted and were automatically relegated at the end of the season.

Current squad[edit]

2016-17 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
Boris Bethery Hooker France France
Maxime Delonca Hooker France France
Kévin Firmin Hooker France France
Rémy Chies Prop France France
Pierre Choinard Prop France France
Thibaud Dréan Prop France France
Asa Faitotoa Prop New Zealand New Zealand
Elizbar Kuparadze Prop Georgia (country) Georgia
James Lakepa Prop Samoa Samoa
Romain Maurice Prop France France
Alexis Neisen Prop France France
Romain Pouyleau Prop France France
Gregory Bernard Lock France France
Mickaël Bert Lock France France
Vickus Liebenberg Lock South Africa South Africa
Theo Sentucq Lock France France
Joe Tuineau Lock Tonga Tonga
Olivier August Flanker France France
Anthony Coletta Flanker France France
Pierre Huguet Flanker France France
Aisea Koliavu Flanker Fiji Fiji
Vladimir Susler Flanker France France
Filimo Taofifenua Flanker France France
Martin Chiappesoni Number 8 Argentina Argentina
Charlie Ternisien Number 8 France France
Player Position Union
Adrien Bau Scrum-half France France
Simon Garrouteigt Scrum-half France France
Arnaud Pic Scrum-half France France
Sylvère Reteau Scrum-half France France
Thomas Curutchet Fly-half France France
Romain Lacoste Fly-half France France
Ignacio Mieres Fly-half Argentina Argentina
Gaëtan Robert Fly-half France France
Olivier Klemenczak Centre France France
Apisai Naqalevu Centre Fiji Fiji
Simon Ternisien Centre France France
Jean-Matthieu Alcalde Wing France France
Sakiusa Bureitakiyaca Wing Fiji Fiji
Julien Dechavanne Wing France France
Esava Delai Wing Fiji Fiji
Clément Lavenant Wing France France
Nicolas Cachet Fullback France France
Pierre Justes Fullback France France
Martin Prat Fullback France France

Notable former players[edit]

See also[edit]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Dax was spared relegation when the higher-placed Tarbes was relegated to Fédérale 1 for financial reasons.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mortimer, Gavin (1 June 2016). "Financial penalties in the ProD2 send shockwaves around French rugby". Rugby World. Retrieved 9 June 2016. 

External links[edit]