The vice-champion of France Castres announced the arrival of the center Adrien Séguret for the next season, while the USAP recruited the winger (or center) Dorian Laborde.
Adrien Séguret is back in the Top 14. A few days before his 24th birthday, the center signed a contract, the duration of which has not been disclosed, with Castres Olympique. Passed by Lyon between 2017 and 2019, which allowed him to discover the elite (3 Top 14 matches, 7 European Cup matches), the native of Paris then wore the colors of Mont-de-Marsan ( 20 games in 2019-20), then Grenoble (56 games from 2020 to 2022). U20 world champion with the Bleuets in 2018, the one who scored 9 tries in Pro D2 last season is delighted to join a major club in the French championship, finalist in 2022. “I chose the CO because it is a historic club of the Top 14, which works hard, which never gives up, which fits very well with my vision of rugby. On top of that, it’s a city with a great fervor, which lives for the club and I needed that. I am very happy and excited for this new adventure and ready to come and bring all my freshness and energy to the club. “, he explains on the website of his new club.
Laborde remains on the shores of the Mediterranean
Another transfer of the day in Top 14, the signing of Dorian Laborde in Perpignan. The 25-year-old winger (or center) had been playing since January in Toulon as a medical joker, and he has signed with USAP for the next two seasons. Born in the Landes and trained in Mont-de-Marsan, he wore the colors of Stade Montois from 2015 to 2019 (85 Pro D2 matches), before signing for Racing 92 where he discovered the Top 14 (28 matches), then in Toulon, where he replaced Théo Dachary, injured in the knee, and where he played his first two European matches, in the Challenge Cup, but not the final. Next season, it is still this European Cup that he will play with the Catalans, but maintaining the Top 14 will of course remain the main objective.