This Wednesday, via its official Twitter account, the Union Bordeaux-Bègles club formalized the arrival of Vannes scrum-half Hugo Zabalza.
The Bordeaux-Bègles Union is getting stronger. This Wednesday, via his account Twitter official, the rugby club, which currently occupies fourth place in the French championship standings, after a total of fifteen Top 14 matches have already been played, has formalized the arrival of a new element in its workforce. This famous player is the scrum-half of Vannes Hugo Zabalza. The latter was loaned to Vannes by the club with which he was under contract, namely that of Bayonne. Zabalza arrives at UBB as an additional player. This will allow him to compensate for several absences within this same Aquitaine club.
Welcome @hugozabalza1 !#iloveubb
— UBB Rugby (@UBBrugby) January 18, 2023
Zabalza will be in competition with Gimbert
Indeed, the Bordeaux-Bègles Union currently has to do without Yann Lesgourgues, who was seriously injured last December in a scooter accident, after losing control. For his part, Maxime Lucu is currently also on the sidelines, due to an injury. at the level of an ankle and occurred during the last weekend. A real blow which could also make him miss the start of the 2023 edition of the Six Nations Tournament, with the XV of France. His absence is estimated at least a month. In this position of scrum half, Hugo Zabalza will, despite everything, have competition, and more precisely with Jules Gimbert.