Maxime Machenaud rugby player
Maxime Machenaud rugby player

Maxime Machenaud

30th Dec 1988 1.74m/87kg Scrum Half

Team News: Racing 92 and La Rochelle receive midfield boost

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Racing 92 and La Rochelle have announced their teams for the all-French Champions Cup semi-final on Sunday at the Stade Bollaert-Delelis.   Racing 92 have made five changes to their starting XV...

Nigel Owens picks his 2022 Six Nations XV

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Referee Nigel has picked his 2022 Six Nations team of the tournament which, unsurprisingly, is dominated by French names while featuring only one Welshman in Josh Adams.    I'm going to go...

TOP 14 Round One Wrap Up And Team Of The Week

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The opening weekend of the TOP 14 did not disappoint with Biarritz kicking the new season off with a shock 27-15 victory over Bordeaux.   We take a look at the opening weekend's game and pick our...

La Rochelle reach their first Top 14 final in their 123-year history

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

La Rochelle end their wait for a Top 14 final beating Racing 92 19-6 in the semi-final at the Stade Marcel-Deflandre on Friday.   Winger Arthur Retiere scored the only try of the game as Jono...

Watch: Finn Russell assists three tries in Racing 92's victory

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Racing 92 secured a 14-54 victory over Agen at the weekend as they ran in eight tries to Agen's two.   The win saw Racing 92 end the weekend in third place overall with British & Irish Lions...

Matthieu Jalibert's clutch long range penalty sends Bordeaux into the semi-finals

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

A match that some may claim to be one for the purists but in truth, it was far from pretty or entertaining but Bordeaux are into the Champions Cup semi-finals beating Racing 92 24-21.   Flyhalf...

All the Champions Cup quarter-final line ups

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

  Update to the latest version of the Ultimate Rugby app here   Quarter-final notes. • Home clubs have a 76% success rate from the 96 tournament quarter-finals which have been played...

Gael Fickou could be added to the already impressive Racing 92 backline

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Racing 92 have no shortage of quality in their backline but that hasn't stopped them from looking to add even more star power.   Having recently acquired the services of Los Pumas utility back Emiliano...

On This Day in 2018, Last-gasp Sexton drop-goal stuns France

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

On this day in 2018, there was late drama in Paris as Jonathan Sexton nailed a late drop-goal to hand Ireland a famous opening-round Six Nations win over France.   Jonathan Sexton spoiled Jacques...

WATCH: Virimi Vakatawa's blunder costs Racing 92

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

France and Racing 92 centre Virimi Vakatawa had a rollercoaster game in his side’s 29-23 loss at home to Toulon in the TOP14 on Sunday.   Vakatawa's blunder in goal cost Racing...