The center of La Rochelle returns to its training club.
The center of La Rochelle Geoffrey Doumayrou is committed with Montpellier, his training club, until June 2024, announced the formation of Top 14.
After the Stade Français (2012-2017) and La Rochelle (2017-2021), Doumayrou (13 selections for the French team between 2017 and 2019) will therefore return to the MHR, where he started in 2008.
“We are very happy and very happy that Geoffrey is coming back to MHR. He is a great competitor and an experienced player who will bring us a lot both in terms of his intrinsic qualities and in the transmission to our young Cistes”, welcomed the manager Philippe Saint-André.
“I am very happy to come back to the club that trained me, the city where I walked for the first time on the lawns of the Top 14. I come back almost ten years later with the desire to take up this new challenge” , said the 31-year-old on the website of his new club.
Doumayrou won the 2015 French Championship and the 2017 European Challenge with Stade Français.
Under the colors of Stade Rochelais, he reached the Challenge final in 2019 and then the European Cup this year, lost to Toulouse (22-17).
Montpellier, which has just won the European Challenge and has qualified for the next Champions Cup, will play on Saturday against Bayonne a decisive match for its maintenance in the Top 14, rather well on the way.