Stade Toulousain

Stade Toulousain

Stade Toulousain is a polysportiver club from the French city of Toulouse, the department Rugby Union surpasses all other sports in importance by far. The club has been 19 times French Rugby Champions and won four times European Cup competition the Heineken Cup, which he is the most successful in the country at all. The home games are played at the Stade Ernest -Wallon Stadium. For Championship play-offs and games in the Heineken Cup Stade Toulousain differs from the double-sized Stadium Municipal.

Other departments of the association are baseball, swimming, water polo and tennis. The football department was able to achieve some success at the beginning of the 20th century, still exists today but no more.

  • 3.1 Championship
  • 3.2 Heineken Cup
  • 4.1 Current squad
  • 4.2 Known former players

History

The club was founded in 1890 as the Stade Olympien Étudiants Toulousains, so he considered himself a student sports club. The football team won the 1905-1914 ten times in a row the championship of the Midi region (at that time there was no national championship ). She was also the first non-Spanish team that played against FC Barcelona in 1904. The rugby team in 1903, reached the championship final, but lost to Stade Français Paris. After a merger in 1907, the club was known for a short time under the name Stade Olympien of Étudiants Velosport de Toulouse, but bears its present name since 1908.

The rugby team won 1912 the first of 17 league titles. The 1920s are considered the "golden era " of the association. Although the championship final of 1921 went against the USA Perpignan lost, but Stade Toulousain won the league title in 1922, 1923, 1924, 1926 and 1927. After this phase, the dominance of the decades of failure were characterized. While Stade Toulousain won the 1934 Challenge Yves du Manoir prestigious, but the team only reached the 1947 championship final, beating SU Agen. Again followed two unsuccessful decades; Stade Toulousain in 1969 reached astonishing return the final, but was defeated by CA Begles.

Another defeat in a championship final, there were 1980 against AS Béziers. In the second half of the 1980s, the long dry spell could be ended. Stade Toulousain was again one of the leading rugby clubs in the country and won the 1985, 1986 and 1989 the championship. This dominance continued in the 1990s continued, winning the Challenge Yves du Manoir in 1993, 1995 and 1998 and the league titles in 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997 and 1999. Stade Toulousain in 1996, won the inaugural Heineken Cup. In the new millennium Stade Toulousain won the championship four times so far (2001, 2008, 2011, 2012 ) and lost twice, the Cup finals (2005, 2006). There were also three further success in Heineken Cup (2003, 2005, 2010 ).

Achievements

Rugby Union

  • Champion: 1912, 1922, 1923, 1924, 1926, 1927, 1947, 1985, 1986, 1989, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1999, 2001, 2008, 2011, 2012
  • Championship Runners-up: 1903, 1909, 1921, 1969, 1980, 1991, 2003, 2006
  • Heineken Cup winner: 1996, 2003, 2005, 2010
  • Finalist Heineken Cup: 2004, 2008
  • International Masters Matra ( Club World Cup ): 1986, 1990
  • Winner Coupe de l'Esperance: 1916
  • Finalist Coupe de l'Esperance: 1917
  • Winner Challenge Yves du Manoir: 1934, 1988, 1993, 1995, 1998
  • Finalist Challenge Yves du Manoir: 1971, 1984
  • Winner Coupe de France: 1946, 1947, 1984
  • Finalist Coupe de France: 1949, 1985

Football

  • Regional Master Midi: 1905, 1906, 1907, 1908, 1909, 1910, 1911, 1912, 1913, 1914

Final Games of Stade Toulousain

Championship

Heineken Cup

Player

Current squad

The squad for the 2013/2014 season:

Front team ( forwards)

Pillar

  • France Antoine Guillamon
  • Samoa Census Johnston
  • Georgia Wasil Kakowin
  • France Yohan Montès
  • South Africa Gurthrö Steenkamp

Hooker

  • Georgia Jaba Bregwadze
  • France Christopher Tolofua

Second - row players

  • Argentina Patricio Albacete
  • France Yoann Maestri
  • France Romain Millo - Chluski
  • Samoa Iosefa Tekori
  • France Grégory Lamboley

Winger

Number Eight

  • France Gillian Galan
  • France Louis Picamoles
  • Tonga Edwin Maka

Behind team ( backs)

Scrum half

  • France Jean -Marc Doussain

Compound Semiconductors

  • France Jean -Pascal Barraque
  • France Lionel Beauxis
  • New Zealand Luke McAlister

Indoor Three Quarter

  • France Yann David
  • France Gaël Fickou
  • France Florian Fritz

Outer three-quarters

Goalkeeper

  • France Maxime Médard
  • France Clément Poitrenaud

Well-known former players

  • Christian Califano
  • Philippe Carbonneau
  • Thomas Castaignède
  • Jean -Baptiste Elissalde
  • Xavier Garbajosa
  • Omar Hasan (Argentina )
  • Cédric Heymans
  • Adolphe Jaureguy
  • Yannick Jauzion
  • Byron Kelleher (New Zealand)
  • Marcel -Frédéric Lubin - Lebrère
  • Frédéric Michalak
  • Guy Noves
  • Émile N'Tamack
  • Fabien Pelous
  • Jean -Baptiste Poux
  • Tom Richards ( Australia)
  • Jean -Pierre Rives
  • William Servat
  • David Skrela
  • Jean -Claude Skrela
  • Gareth Thomas (Wales )
  • Franck Tournaire
  • Pierre Villepreux
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