'If I played now the way I did when I was 20, I wouldn't survive'
Daddy daycare duty didn’t go quite to plan last weekend for Will Skelton in La Rochelle with his fit-again wife Kate playing her first match of the Elite 2 women’s season at Dijon six hours east by road.
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Stade Rochelais are the pride of La Rochelle in France. The team represents the city in the Top 14, which is France’s top rugby union competition. Most rugby fans simply refer to Stade Rochelais as La Rochelle.
The history of the La Rochelle Rugby team can be traced all the way back to 1896, when Stade Rochelais was created in the form of an athletic sports company. However, it took until 1898 for La Rochelle Rugby Club to be officially recognised.
Truly, this is a golden era for La Rochelle Rugby. On this page, you’ll be able to keep up with all the latest news about Stade Rochelais. You’ll also find the side’s upcoming fixtures and latest results.