Main stadium of the city of La Rochelle, the Stade Marcel Deflandre is located in the west of the city. It is today only used for rugby.
Built by Emile Sourcile, it is the home ground of rugby union team Stade Rochelais of the Top 14 who have played there since it was opened in 1926. It has undergone significant redevelopment since 1995 and the present capacity is 16,000.
The stadium is named after Marcel Deflandre, a president of the club who was executed in 1944 during the Second World War.
Latest Update - 22.09.2021