Last season’s revelation in the maritime ranks, young third-line Matthias Haddad has extended his contract with Stade Rochelais for two more seasons, until 2025, the reigning European champion announced on Monday.
” I am very happy to have been able to continue, to have the confidence of the staff and the club. It reinforced my idea of extending the 21-year-old said in a statement. ” It is in the logic of things with the performances that we were able to do and the emotions that we were able to experience “, he added.
Crowned under-20 world champion with Les Bleuets in 2019, Haddad played 16 games last season, including the victorious European Cup final against the Irish of Leinster (24-21), for which he had been established as a replacement for injured Victor Vito. This summer, he was even called up to participate in the XV of France tour in Japan, without knowing his first selection with the A.