Valentin Ursache

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Valentin Ursache
Valentin Ursache - US Oyonnax vs. Rugby club toulonnais, 28th September 2013 (3).jpg
Ursache playing for US Oyonnax in 2014
Date of birth (1985-08-12) August 12, 1985 (age 32)
Place of birth Târgu Neamt
Height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight 248 lb (112 kg; 17.7 st)
Notable relative(s) Andrei Ursache (brother)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Lock
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
Steaua București
Pays d'Aix
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2004- Romania 63 (20)

Valentin Niculai Ursache (born 12 August 1985 in Târgu Neamt) is a Romanian rugby union player, who plays as a lock.

Ursache played for Contor Zenner Arad, Steaua Bucharest, Stiinta Baia Mare in Romania, currently playing for Aix-en-Provence, in the French Pro D2.

Ursache has 55 caps for Romania, since his debut at 26 June 2004, in the historical 25-24 win over Italy, in Bucharest, in a friendly game. He played twice at the 2007 Rugby World Cup, as a substitute. He was called for the 2011 Rugby World Cup, playing in three games. He has scored for his National Team 3 tries, 15 points in aggregate.[1]


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