Malik Hamadache rugby player
Malik Hamadache rugby player

Malik Hamadache

17th Oct 1988 1.93m/132kg Tighthead Prop

Malik Hamadache was born in Avignon, his father Boualem. He came through the academy of the Bourgoin-Jallieu and made his debut in the Fédérale 2 aged 18.

He is a member of the Algeria national rugby union team which played a friendly match against pro team, Agen in 2008, before leaving Marseille to join Stade Phocéen in Fédérale 1. He remained there for two seasons, playing in the same team as Jonah Lomu.

In 2009, he was again selected by Algeria to play a match against the academy squad of Stade Français, which his team won 19–17.

In 2010, he signed with the Cergy Pontoise to play in Fédérale 1. When the team was relegated at the end of the 2010–11 season, he joined the Dijon.

In 2013 Hamadache joined French side Albi, he spent 3 years at the club before joining Pau in 2016.

He was named in the French Barbarians side to tour South Africa in 2017.

JW May 2017

Career

Section-Paloise Pau
Tighthead Prop
2016 - present
Barbarians-rugby-club French Barbarians
Tighthead Prop
2017 - present
image France XV
Tighthead Prop
2017 - present
Untitled Albi
Tighthead Prop
2013 - 2016