Nuit du Rugby Nominees for 2021/22 season

Nuit du Rugby Nominees for 2021/22 season

French rugby will meet on Monday September 26, 2022 at the Olympia for its gala evening for the 18th of  'Rugby Night'.

Nuit du Rugby will celebrate the best players in French rugby, a year before the World Cup organized in France.


Rugby Night will be full of Olympic and world titles as champions Marie Bochet, Benjamin Daviet, Estelle Mossely and Ysaora Thibus will all come together to celebrate rugby while comedian Roman Frayssinet will also walk the red carpet alongside chefs Christian Constant and Pierre Sang.

Here is the list of the 11 trophies and the nominees for each category:

Best player in the TOP 14 (player vote)       


  • Gregory Alldritt (Rochelais Stadium)              
  • Antoine Dupont (Toulouse Stadium)
  • Zach Mercer (Montpellier Herault Rugby)      

Best PRO D2 player (player vote)       

In association with Intermarché


  • Rémy Baget (Aviron Bayonnais)
  • Ange Capuozzo (FC Grenoble Rugby then Stade Toulousain)
  • Léo Coly (Stade Montois then Montpellier Hérault Rugby) 

IN EXTENSO SUPERSEVENS Best Player (player vote)

In association with In Extenso

  • Cecil Afrika (Monaco Rugby Sevens)
  • Rayne Barka (Pau section then SA XV Charente Rugby)
  • Johan Demai-Hamecher (Monaco Rugby Sevens)

Best French international player in XV (player vote)         
In association with Canal + and Tissot         

  • Gregory Alldritt (Rochelais Stadium)
  • Antoine Dupont (Toulouse Stadium)
  • Yoram Moefana (Union Bordeaux-Bègles) 

Best female French international player (vote of the players)

In association with GMF and Société Générale

  • Emilie Boulard (Blagnac Rugby Club)
  • Madoussou Fall (Bordeaux Stadium)
  • Laure Sansus (Stade Toulousain)

Best referee (vote of players, coaches and referees)
In association with Swiss Post

  • Romain Poite
  • Mathieu Raynal
  • Tual Trainini       

Best coaching staff TOP 14 (coaches vote)            

In association with Brico Dépôt, IAD and Synergie

  • Castres Olympic
  • Montpellier Herault Rugby
  • Rochelais Stadium

Best PRO D2 coaching staff (coaches vote)             

In association with Canal +

  • Rowing Bayonne
  • Montois Stadium
  • USON Nevers

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