Maxime Machenaud rugby player
Maxime Machenaud rugby player

Maxime Machenaud

30th Dec 1988 1.74m/87kg Scrum Half

Three Ways Racing 92 could line up next season with Kurtley Beale

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

It is just a matter of time until Racing 92 announce the signing of veteran Wallaby utility back Kurtley if reports are to be believed.   Currently contracted to the Waratahs until the end of the...

Lyon and Toulouse beaten as Racing 92 run riot

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Racing 92, Clermont Auvergne, Bayonne, Pau and Brive earned victories in Top 14, with leaders Bordeaux-Begles not in action. Joris Jurand scored a first-half hat-trick as Brive handed second-placed Lyon...

Review: Cheslin Kolbe's Game At Flyhalf For Toulouse

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Toulouse were forced to select Springbok outside back Cheslin Kolbe at flyhalf in their crunch clash against Racing 92 this weekend with the likes of Romain Ntamack, Antoine Dupont, Thomas Ramos and...

Racing leave it late to topple Toulouse

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Racing 92 stretched their Top 14 winning run to five matches with a dramatic defeat of Toulouse.     Olivier Klemenczak's last-gasp try snatched a 30-27 victory over Toulouse to move Racing...

Out with the old in with the new for Galthie's Les Bleus

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

France are set for a new era at the Six Nations under head coach Fabien Galthie.     Over the past decade there has often been a sense of the unknown with France entering the Six Nations,...

Racing 92 send out a warning to Saracens with Paris Derby romp

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Racing 92 face off against Saracens in the opening round of the Champions Cup.    The final Champions Cup fixture of the opening weekend is billed to be an entertaining one as an under-fire...

Brunel backs Ntamack over Lopez for RWC opener

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

France coach Jacques Brunel has announced his team for the Pool C match against Argentina in Tokyo Stadium on Saturday, 21 September.     The French head coach has backed the Toulouse...

France Name Rugby World Cup Squad

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jacques Brunel has confirmed France's 31-man Rugby World Cup squad.   Back rower Louis Picamoles will participate in his third World Cup having featured in 2011, 2015 and will retire from...

Bastareaud left out of France's World Cup squad with three uncapped players included

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

France head coach Jacques Brunel has unveiled the list of the 37 players that will prepare for the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan.   31 players have been listed as "starters" for Japan...

La Rochelle change tactics to stun Racing 92

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

La Rochelle stunned Racing 92 13-19 in the Top 14 barrage to book their place in the Top 14 semi-finals against Toulouse.   La Rochelle snuck into the Top 14 barrage along with Montpellier in the...