Julien Marchand rugby player
Julien Marchand rugby player

Julien Marchand

5th Oct 1995 1.81m/108kg Hooker

Medical director Boussagol, Bielle-Biarrey, Boudehent (FRA): 'We need to help Dupont across the board'

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bruno Boussagol, medical director On Antoine Dupont: “Antoine had a visit with the surgeon this morning (Monday). You’ve already got the information that he was back to training. He got the...

France reaction (Alldritt, head coach Galthié, captain Ollivon, Lucu, Jalibert, Bourgarit, Flament, Ramos)

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

MIXED ZONE  Matthieu Jalibert, fly-half On France’s fast start: "Just like the All Blacks last week, when they practically won the match in 20 minutes, that's really what we wanted to do:...

Rugby World Cup 2023 Match Preview: France v Italy

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

There’s a lot riding on the final match of Pool A in Lyon. Host nation France will want to book their place in the quarter-finals with a perfect four wins from four pool phase matches. Maxime Lucu...

France head coach Galthie, captain Ollivon & Lucu discuss team announcement

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fabien Galthié, coach On selecting Anthony Jelonch over François Cros in the back row: “François [Cros] has always played well for us. Anthony Jelonch is back, he has played...

'We're delighted to have Dupont back'

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Karim Ghezal, assistant coach On Antoine Dupont's comeback to the squad: "We're very happy to have him back with us, that's the first very positive point. What's also important is that the 33 players...

France reaction (Alldritt, general manager Ibanez, Dupont, head coach Galthié, Ramos, Mauvaka)

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

ON-FIELD REACTION Mastercard Player of the Match: Gregory Alldritt On performance: "Really, really tough game. We were expecting really hard opposition and it was a massive game for the team today and...

France send statement of intent after defeating New Zealand in World Cup opener

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

France handed a nation the result it craved as they opened their Rugby World Cup campaign on home soil by beating New Zealand 27-13 in Paris. It was the All Blacks’ first pool-phase defeat in World...

Galthie reveals his playmaker for clash against Wallabies

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Matthieu Jalibert will start at flyhalf in France’s final World Cup warm-up match against Australia this weekend, head coach Fabien Galthie announced on Thursday. Jalibert, 24, stands in for the...

Champions Cup primed for heavyweight semi-finals

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Champions Cup semi-finals take place this weekend and they are poised to be two thrilling affairs between four of the best teams in club rugby.   The four sides have lifted EPCR’s...

The Breakdown – Ireland chase Grand Slam and Sexton wants record, but France lurk with intent

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland can make it a glorious farewell to the Six Nations for record-chasing captain Johnny Sexton as they chase a Grand Slam on Saturday, with England their visitors.   It will be Ireland's...