Rugby. La Rochelle, UBB, Nevers, an ex-Blue in National 2 … The latest transfer info

After three seasons in La Rochelle, the Puma Ramiro Herrera returns to his training club, in Argentina. (©Icon Sports)

La Rochelle. Reda Wardi is part of the long term…

Nice shot by La Rochelle, this Wednesday, August 3! The reigning European champion blocked his left pillar Reda Wardi for four additional seasons, i.e. until 2026! Originally from Montpellier, he arrived in Charente-Maritime in 2019, from Béziers (Pro D2). Modern pillar, swift and able to play after him, he has continued to progress over the past three seasons (69 games, 43 starts). Even to the point of pushing the door of the XV of France, one year from the World Cup in France.

“I’m really happy to extend to La Rochelle and to be part of a group I’m very close to,” said the person concerned. “I was keen to continue the adventure with the guys, especially given the work we did last season. The arrival of Thierry (Paiva, editor’s note) in my position is good news. He’s a good guy, we’ll be able to discuss and progress together. »

… Not kept at Stade Rochelais, Ramiro Herrera has found a club

According to the ESPN website, the Argentinian international law pillar, Ramiro Herrera (33 years old; 40 selections), not retained this summer by La Rochelle, has found a base. Also passed by Castres and the Stade Français in Top, he joined his training club of Hindu to compete in the end of the national club championship called the “Copa Star+ of the Top 13 URBA”. In Buenos Aires, he will find his Pumas teammate, the opening half Joaquin Diaz Bonilla (33 years old; 4 selections), ex-medical joker of Racing 92 in 2019.

Bordeaux-Bègles recruits three young players

Bordeaux-Bègles is preparing for the future! The Gironde team has just announced the signing of three young players in its Espoir squad. This is the winger Nathan Gagnac (20 years old), who arrives from the neighboring club of Floirac (promoted to National 2), from the second line Amine Maala (19 years old), who played in Saint-Médard-en-Jalles (promoted to Federal 1), as well as the hooker Leo Chauvin (18) who left CA Bordeaux-Bègles Gironde to join UBB for 3 seasons, i.e. until 2025. It should also be noted that the former three-quarters international center Felix Le Bourhis (34 years old; 1 selection) should return to UBB as a physical trainer.

Nevers. A Georgian second line has signed up

Tuesday August 2, the club of Nevers (Pro D2) has completed its recruitment for the 2022-2022 season by securing the services of the Georgian international second line Lasha Jaiani (24 years old; 17 caps) who played with Black Lions, Georgia’s first professional franchise to play in the Super Cup.

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Tarbes (National 1) also enlists a Georgian

the Tarbes Pyrenees Rugby Stadium (Nationale 1) also unearthed a Georgian recruit, this Wednesday, August 3. This is the third line of Montpellier (Top 14), Gigi Leshkasheli (22), who played 2 Top 14 games in 3 seasons in Hérault. He signed up for a season with the bigourdan club, until June 2023.

French international Félix Le Bourhis signs for National 2

Superb pickaxe made by the club of Floirac, promoted to National 2! The Girondin club has recruited the three-quarters international center Felix Le Bourhis (34 years old; 1 selection). Passed by Montauban, Bordeaux-Bègles, Bayonne and Brive, he had been playing since 2019 in Carcassonne (Pro D2). He is also returning to Gironde to complete an internship with the UBB staff, as a physical trainer.

It should also be noted that the ambitious Floirac has also hired the hooker from Brive, Enzo Jouannet (23), who played 3 professional matches in Corrèze, after being trained at AS Saint-Aubin-de-Médoc, then passed through RC Saint-Médard en Jalles and CA Lormont.

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