Raphael Ibanez

Ibanez calls it a day
Tuesday 17th February 11:51

Former France and Wasps captain Raphael Ibanez has announced his retirement from club rugby with immediate effect.

Ibanez out for six weeks
Friday 12th December 09:56

London Wasps have confirmed that club captain Raphael Ibanez faces up to six weeks out after suffering numerous head injuries.

Ibanez to skipper Wasps
Monday 4th August 17:05

French hooker Raphael Ibanez has been named the new captain of London Wasps.

Duo free for crunch tie
Thursday 17th January 07:50

Munster and Wasps have been given the green light to select their first-choice hookers for Saturday's do-or-die Heineken Cup clash.

Rafa ready for return clash
Tuesday 11th December 10:04

After London Wasps' 37-27 weekend defeat to ASM Clermont Auvergne Raphael Ibanez is prepared for Saturday's re-match.

Ibanez buzzing at Wasps
Wednesday 14th November 10:41

France captain Raphael Ibanez has paid tribute to London Wasps for helping rediscover his love of rugby union.

Ibanez banned for stamp
Sunday 21st October 17:15

France captain Raphaël Ibañez has been suspended for one match after admitting a charge of stamping on Argentina lock Rimas Alvarez Kairelis.

Marconnet makes Bleus squad
Monday 13th August 14:53

France have named injured prop Sylvain Marconnet in their 30-man World Cup squad.

Maso: Ibanez was easy choice
Tuesday 3rd July 13:38

Jo Maso says it was an 'easy' decision name Raphael Ibanez as captain.

World Cup honour for Ibanez
Monday 2nd July 13:13

Raphael Ibanez has been charged with captaining France to glory at the World Cup.

Lewsey: We've a point to prove
Tuesday 17th April 17:59

Josh Lewsey admits Wasps want to improve on their 35-29 win against Saints.

Wasps ease past Italians
Sunday 10th December 16:45

Wasps demolished Treviso 55-0 at the Causeway Stadium.

France lose injured duo
Monday 20th November 18:37

Fabien Pelous and Jean-Baptiste Elissalde are not fit to face Argentina.

Ibanez the saviour
Tuesday 14th November 17:53

Raphael Ibanez has been called upon to lift France from the depths of defeat.

Chuter fate set to be decided
Saturday 18th March 12:35

George Chuter will learn if his season is effectively over on Thursday.

Bittersweet call-up for Wasps
Thursday 9th February 20:45

Craig Dowd admits he has mixed emotions over the call-up of Raphael Ibanez.

Wasps sting Warriors
Sunday 25th September 18:00

Champions Wasps beat Worcester to move back into second place in the Premiership.

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