Originally from the village of Girondin Captieux, Raphael Lagarde joined Stade Langonnais who he represented at youth levels teams.
In 2008 he signed for Union Bordeaux Bègles made his professional debut in the Pro D2 in May 22, 2008, against Stade Mons 2.
In May 2010, he joined the Montpellier and only spent one season at the club before he joined SU Agen due to a lack of playing time.
He left Agen ahead of the 2015-16 season to join SC Albi.
Lagarde was on the move again ahead of the 2016/17 season when he signed with Pro D2 side Bayonne.
He was a standout perform for Bayonne for the 2016/17 & 2017/18 seasons and ahead of the 2018/19 season he signed with Racing 92 as injury cover.
As of the Champions Cup, Lagarde has had 14 European Cups appearances scoring 120 points.
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|2012 - present|
|Union Bordeaux Begles
|2008 - 2010|
|2010 - 2012|
|2016 - 2018|
|2018 - 2019|