Pro D2. Oyonnax continues its successful recruitment: two of the top 14 players signed

Biarritz winger Gavin Stark will play with Oyonax next season. (© Icon Sports)

After the announcement of the first recruits, the third line of Baiyun Filimo Tauvignoa (28 years old) and the left shaft of a van Anthony Abraham (26 years old) last January the cluboionax (3And the from Pro D2) has just formalized two new arrivals for next season.

Reinforcements in the selection of the top 14 players, because he is the New Zealand winger from Biarritz Gavin Stark (27 years old) and the second line of the French Brive Victor Lebas (29 year). While the term of the first contract was not specified, he signed the second contract with Al Ain Club for a period of two seasons, i.e. until 2024.

Oyonnax aims to climb to the Top 14

He trained in Otago and was selected for the New Zealand school team in 2013, along with Damien Mackenzie or Akira Ewan, Gavin Stark He joined Biarritz in June 2019 after being seen in the Hong Kong 10s rugby tournament in the colors of Biarritz Gavekal two months ago. Last year, he was one of the great architects of BO’s rise to the Top 14 list by registration 7 attempts in 8 matches (5 starts), including the decisive, in the semi-finals on the grass in Van, in 81And the Minutes of playing in three seasons with red and white, he has 38 appearancesincluding 14 this season in the top 14 list, scored 14 experiences.

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Little used this season Brave (4 only starts in 15 matches), chorizen Victor Lebas He will try, for him, to re-launch himself away from his coaching club, after more than 20 seasons he lived at CAB including the 2011 France Crabos Champion title. He also knows Pro D2 perfectly, because he tried it with Brave (2018-2019 season), but also With Soyaux-Angoulemeduring his exile in Charente, from 2016 to 2018, with a tally of 54 games in two seasons.

Currently 3And the From Pro D2, 2 points from Bayonne and 5 from leader Mont-de-Marsan, oionax Fight the direct qualification battle in the Pro D2 semi-finals and try it Scroll to top 14 At the end of the season, four years after he left, after losing accession and relegation in a playoff in Grenoble (47-22). Let’s also remember that Oyomen managed to hold their trump card, the half-scrum Charlie Kasang (27 years old), author of Season XXL, which ran until 2025 with Red and Black. Which bodes well for the future upper bugey !

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