Thomas Lavault rugby player
Thomas Lavault rugby player

Thomas Lavault

3rd May 1999 1.98m/105kg No 4 Lock

Galthie impressed as youthful France overcome stern Japan test

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

A Bleus side with three debutants did enough to overcome a spirited Japan, much to the satisfaction of their head coach.   France boss Fabien Galthie was impressed with the way his youthful Bleus...

JAPAN v FRANCE: Preview, Stats, Facts and Lineups

1 month 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

1 month 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...

Leinster 21-24 La Rochelle: French side snatch first Champions Cup with late Retiere try

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leinster were in the ascendancy for the majority of the European Champions Cup final, but La Rochelle snatched victory at the death.     La Rochelle lifted their first ever European Champions...

Champions Cup Final: Leinster & La Rochelle Player Ratings

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

La Rochelle claim their maiden Champions Cup title defeating four time winners Leinster 21-24 in the final on Saturday.   It was Arthur Retiere who sealed the victory coming off the bench to score...

Champions Cup Final Teams: Double Injury Boost For La Rochelle, Three Leinster Milestones

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

  The teams for Saturday's Champions Cup final at the Stade Velodrome in Marseille have been named.   Leinster unchanged from semi-final Will Skelton and Brice Dulin fit for La Rochelle Garry Ringrose...

Team News: Racing 92 and La Rochelle receive midfield boost

2 months 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...

France release 14 players ahead of Irish test

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

France head coach Fabien Galthie has rejoined the squad ahead of the round two Six Nations clash against Ireland this weekend.   Ahead of the test at the Stade de France, Galthie has released 14...

Virimi Vakatawa one of 14 players recalled ahead of Ireland test

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Racing 92 centre Virimi Vakatawa is one of 14 players who have been called into the France Six Nations squad to prepare for the test against Ireland on Saturday.   Vakatawa starred for Racing 92...

The 31 players who could make their test debut during the Six Nations

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2022 Six Nations kicks off next weekend, with the new year bringing new players who will look to make their mark on the test arena.   Defending Champions Wales have included three uncapped...