Sekou Macalou rugby player
Sekou Macalou rugby player

Sekou Macalou

20th Apr 1995 1.95m/108kg Openside Flanker

Big blow for France as 6 nations star is injured

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

France will be without the services of star back-rower Anthony Jelonch after he sustained another long-term injury. During the 2023 Six Nations, the flanker suffered an ACL injury to his left knee during...

Quarter-Final Preview: France v South Africa

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The last of the quarter-finals. One semi-final place up for grabs. The hosts  - second in the World Rugby Men’s Rankings powered by Capgemini - against the defending champions and...

Head coach Galthie & captain Dupont discuss team announcement and more

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fabien Galthié, head coach On the emotions in camp ahead of Sunday’s match: "We’re always nervous before this kind of match. It would be a lie to say there’s no tension. That’s...

Captain Dupont to start - France name team to play South Africa in quarter-final

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

France head coach Fabien Galthié has named his match-day 23 to face South Africa in their Rugby World Cup 2023 quarter-final at Stade de France on Sunday. Scrum-half Antoine Dupont returns after...

Match Preview: Uruguay ready to get World Cup underway vs hosts

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

One of four teams that sat out last weekend’s first block of games, Uruguay enter the Rugby World Cup chat on Thursday as they face hosts France in Lille in Pool A. Even with a starting XV featuring...

Jelonch captains France after seven-month lay-off - Galthié names team to play Uruguay

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

France head coach Fabien Galthié names his match-day 23 to face Uruguay, with Anthony Jelonch returning from a knee injury sustained in late February to captain Les Bleus as their number eight in...

Scotland vs. France Preview: Are Les Bleus the favorite's?

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The calendar is beginning to enter the most exciting time for rugby fans over a four-year period as the Rugby World Cup is just a stone’s throw away.  With the the World Cup tournament so close...

Racing, Bordeaux advance in play-offs

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Racing 92 and Union Bordeaux-Bègles, who will be competing in next season’s Heineken Champions Cup, both progressed to the TOP 14 semi-finals at the weekend.   The French top-flight’s...

Preview: France v Wales

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

The last time Warren Gatland and Shaun Edwards were both involved in a Guinness Six Nations encounter, Wales were clinching the Grand Slam against Ireland. Fast-forward four years and the two will be...

Preview: England v France

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Le Crunch has rarely been so tasty, as England and France battle to keep their Guinness Six Nations title hopes alive at Twickenham on Saturday. The losers will be out of contention, while the winners...