Maxime Lucu rugby player
Maxime Lucu rugby player

Maxime Lucu

12th Jan 1993 1.77m/91kg Scrum Half

Mapimpi banned for two weeks for eye-gouging

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sharks wing Makazole Mapimpi has been suspended for two weeks for "making contact with the eye or eye area" of Union Bordeaux-Begles scrumhalf, Maxime Lucu, during their 32-3 victory at Kings...

Eight new faces in France squad

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fabien Galthié has called on eight uncapped players in his France squad as they look to defend the Guinness Six Nations title they won in such style a year ago.   Les Bleus claimed a first...

Match Report: Sharks crush Bordeaux to seal qualification

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sharks booked their place in the Heineken Champions Cup Round of 16 with a commanding 32-3 victory over Union Bordeaux-Bègles Bordeaux in Durban on Saturday.   The South African side’s...

France call up 15 extra players ahead of Bok Test

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

France have called up 15 extra players ahead of their Test against South Africa, including a replacement for injured lock Killian Geraci.   Geraci was a late withdrawal from France’s 30-29...

Changed Wallaby squad gear up for battle with les Bleus

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

After the narrowest of victories over Scotland last weekend, the Wallabies will face an altogether different challenge on Saturday when they square off against the mighty Les Bleus at Stade de France.   Through...

Dupont and Ntamack return in strong France team to face Australia

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Antoine Dupont and Romain Ntamack return to the France starting XV that will face Australia at the Stade de France on Saturday (kick-off 20:00 UK).   The Toulouse halfback pairing were rested during...

TOP GUN DUPONT: Antoine Dupont lifts off with Patrouille de France

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

France's Six Nations Grand Slam-winning captain Antoine Dupont took to the skies this week with Patrouille de France, the precision aerobatics demonstration unit of the French Air and Space Force.   Dupont...

JAPAN v FRANCE: Preview, Stats, Facts and Lineups

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Japan host France in Aichi on Saturday in what is just the fourth official meeting between the two sides since 1973.   The sides have met on 10 occasions, although France did not award...

Charles Ollivon to captain France against Japan, Ntamack and Dupont rested

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Charles Ollivon will take over the captain's armband for France's two-test series against Japan in July.   France head coach Fabien Galthie has named a 42-man squad to travel to Japan...

England playing role of party poopers in Paris as Ireland wait to pounce

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

France require victory against England to land a Grand Slam, while Ireland host Scotland and Wales face Italy in this weekend's Six Nations.   All eyes will be on the Stade de France...