Jefferson Poirot rugby player
Jefferson Poirot rugby player

Jefferson Poirot

1st Nov 1992 1.82m/118kg Loosehead Prop

Poirot, a native of L'Isle-Adam in the Val-d'Oise, grew up in Lalinde, near Bergerac in the Dordogne, he is of French-Nigerian origin.

Having joined Brive at the age of 15 he went through the age groups and made 10 appearances for the first team before moving to Bordeaux in 2012.

He was a member of the French U20 squad that participated in the U20 World Championship in South Africa, 2012.

Poirot went from strength to strength under the guidance of Raphael Ibanez & earned selection for the French squad ahead of the 2016 Six Nations.

In June 2016, Poirot was included in the France team to compete for the autumn tour in Argentina.

He was named in the French squad to compete at the 2018 Six Nations tournament, where he looks to add to his 14 international caps.

Poirot, named for the 2019 Six Nations squad has had 10 previous 6 Nations appearances. He has yet to score any points.

(LS January 19, 2018)
ML 30/01/19

Career

ub Union Bordeaux Begles
Tighthead Prop
2012 - present
france France
Tighthead Prop
2016 - present
Untitled Brive
Tighthead Prop
2011 - 2012