North Isere. Who will be your 90s sports legend?

How to vote

Our editorial team has selected these seven athletes, whose careers and achievements have made them legends of the sport of Northern Isère. There are two ways to nominate your 90s champion:

❏ go to our website www.ledauphine.com, tab “Isère”, and take part in the online voting.

❏ Complete the ballot papers that you will find in these columns from Tuesday 15 March, cut them out and send them to us or send them by post to: Le Dauphiné Libéré, Légendes du sport, 19, av. du Grand-Tissage, 38.300 Bourgoin-Jallieu.

The paper and online votes are combined to signify your 90s legend. You have until Wednesday 23 March to vote. To your votes!




Stefan Glass. Photo archive Le DL /Michel THOMAS

Stephane Glass, rugby

➤ Born November 12, 1973 in Bourgoin-Jallieu
➤ Position: three-quarter center
➤ Awards in the 90s: Vice World Champion (1999, France), winner of the V Nations Tournament (Grand Slams 1997 and 1998, France), winner of the European Challenge (1997, Bourgoin), finalist in the French Championship (1997 , Bourgoin) and the European Challenge (1999, Bourgoin)

He is the little prince of Rajon. Born in Bourgoin-Jallieu, a pure product of CSBJ rugby, Stéphane Glas has participated in writing the most beautiful chapters in the history of the air and grenade club. Three quarters center with fire support and a remarkable view, he was close to the heights in 1999 when he lost the World Cup final to Australia with France.

At Glass, everything comes back to the Pierre-Rajon stadium. There he discovered, barely 6 years old, rugby, but also athletics, swimming and tennis. This stadium is his garden. ‘I know every nook and cranny of it’, he confided in our columns one day. Arriving in the first team at the age of 19, he aligned his ability until he drove his CSBJ very close to the national coronation in 1997, the famous final, the last played at the Parc des Princes in Paris, lost against Toulouse (12-6). That year, number 12 consoled himself by winning the first “minor” European Cup, then called the European Shield. The Brennus, his childhood dream, he won three times (2003, 2004 and 2007), but after he left Bourgoin-Jallieu for the Stade Français Paris. With the Blues, Glas has 37 rosters and two Grails: a double Grand Slam, 1997 and 1998, in the V Nations Tournament.




Oliver Milloud. Photo archive The DL /MT

Olivier Milloud, rugby

➤ Born on December 9, 1975 in Saint-Vallier (Drôme)
➤ Position: Left Pillar
➤ Awards in the 90s: winner of the European Challenge (1997, Bourgoin), finalist of the French Championship (1997, Bourgoin) and of the European Challenge (1999, Bourgoin)

The physique of a bull (1.85 m; 112 kg), the nickname “Bull” to go with it, a face to be scary on the field… At the top of his game, Olivier Milloud is one of the most terrifying in the world. the world circuit. Shy, quiet, ‘of the introverted type’ as he describes himself, the left-hander is transformed on the meadow. As a child of Saint-Sorlin-en-Valloire, on the border between Drôme and Nord-Isère, Milloud started playing rugby at a very young age, in Beaurepaire. At the age of 13, he thought about quitting to devote himself to cycling, his other passion, but in the end he continued his efforts. Well, he took it. Spotted by the CSBJ in 1995, he remained in the air and grenade for 16 long years, but only left the club in 2011, when it collapsed and finished last in the Top 14. He was there in 1997, the famous year of the three finals and, an anomaly of rugby, never lifted Brennus’ shield. Not even at the Stade Français in 2011-2012, where he ended his career. It was with the French team, for which he played 50 caps between 2000 and 2007, including two World Cups (2003 and 2007), that Milloud experienced the joys of winning trophies: three Six Nations Tournaments (2002, 2006, 2007), including a Grand Slam (2002). Did you say heavy?




Stephane Stoecklin. Photo archive The DL /S. MUSCIO

Stéphane Stoecklin, handball

➤ Born January 12, 1969 in Bourgoin-Jallieu
➤ Right rear pillar
➤ Awards in the 90s: 1995 World Champion, 1993 Vice World Champion, Bronze Medalist in the 1992 Olympic Games, Best Player in the World 1997, Double Champion of France

One of the most emblematic Barjots of this French handball team that won titles and medals in the 1990s. Brilliant as well as erratic on the pitch, De Berjallien started his career with CSBJ Handball. In the early 1990s, he joined Nîmes, the very large French club at the beginning of the decade. With two titles of champion of France, he is also becoming an essential man for coach Daniel Constantini. Of the adventure in Barcelona (bronze medal), he is above all the great man of the epic in 1995 in which France became world champion. The first world title for a French team in a collective sport. He also became one of the first French in his sport to try the adventure abroad. In Germany, first (Minden) but especially in Japan, where he spent five seasons with the Suzuka club. He has been retired since 2005 and has lived in Thailand ever since.




Yann Delaigue. Photo archive The DL /AO

Yann Delaigue, rugby

➤ Born on April 5, 1973 in Toulon (Var)
➤ Position: Opening Half
➤ Awards in the 90s: French champion in 1992 and 1999

Yann Delaigue was not afraid to follow in the footsteps of his father, a famous rugby player in the 1970s. Yann started his career with CS Vienne before joining RC Toulon in the late 1980s to take a step forward. With the Var club, he won the title of champion of France (1992) and took the direction of the Stade Toulousain where he will fill his prize list well. Adding two Shields of Brennus and a European Cup at the turn of the millennium (and a final the following year in 2004). An elegant player, he was less fortunate in the French team, where injuries often prevented him from really making his mark. With the XV tricolor he puts together about twenty selections. Retired from the field since 2007, long-time media man since he was a consultant on Canal+ for many years. He was very attached to CS Vienna and was especially present for the 120th birthday parties of the cloth club in 2019.




Alexandre Chazalet. Photo archive The DL/P. GUYOT

Alexandre Chazalet, rugby

➤ Born March 13, 1972 in Valence (Drome)
➤ Position: Wing Third Line
➤ Awards in the 90s: winner of the European Challenge (1997, Bourgoin), finalist of the French Championship (1997, Bourgoin) and of the European Challenge (1999, Bourgoin)

Between 1993 and 2002 he is in all fights of CS Bourgoin-Jallieu. Third line of service, Alexandre Chazalet was for a long time the loyal lieutenant of Cécillon, Malafosse, Raschi… In 1998, at the age of 26, he became the captain of an already legendary team. “It wasn’t easy to talk to 35-year-old owners,” Chazalet recalled in our columns in 2013, when he converted to real estate. “It took character and authority to open his bugle. That’s great, the Drôme had it and was able to propagate this potential on behalf of Michel Couturas. Chazalet, again: “Couturas, we drank in his words! He was a visionary, who imposed an intensive and very modern education on us. That’s why we were so strong. We were ready to go to the fire for him. “Chazalet will join the French team with which he took part in the 1999 summer tour just before the World Cup. It will be marked by a crushing defeat to Tonga, which in no way foreshadowed the epic that would follow and the victory over Jonah Lomu’s All Blacks at Twickenham. Chazalet is not here, the opportunity is gone. At the beginning of the 1990s and 2000s, he participated in the emergence of another heavy third line, from the Drôme like him: Sébastien Chabal.




Dennis Lathoud. Photo archive Le DL/Vincent OLLIVIER

Denis Lathoud, handball

➤ Born on January 13, 1966 in Lyon
➤ Position: Left Back
➤ Awards in the 1990s: 1995 World Champion, 1993 Vice World Champion, Bronze Medalist in the 1992 Olympics, Double French Champion (1992 and 1993)

The resident of Roussillon is one of the Barjots who donated his letters of nobility to the hexagonal handball. He joined the ambition club of Vénissieux in the mid-80s. With the VHA, he came closer to the French team and also to the very high level. The Rhone club became champions of France in 1992 before its body and property were sunk by financial difficulties. A pivotal year for Lathoud, who is one of Daniel Constantini’s starting men for the French handball team which, before a summer in Barcelona, ​​will become the Barjots. With an Olympic bronze medal around his neck, Lathoud again became champion of France in 1993 with Nîmes. Still with the Blues, he reached the pinnacle of his sport with a World Championship title in 1995. Coach since the 2000s, he has already led the fate of several clubs such as Dijon or, more recently, Strasbourg.




Laurent Leflamand. Photo archive The DL/AO

Laurent Leflamand, rugby

➤ Born on April 4, 1968 in Cherbourg (Normandy)
➤ Position: three-quarter wing
➤ Awards in the 90s: winner of the V Nations Tournament (1997, Grand Slam, France), winner of the European Challenge (1997, Bourgoin), finalist of the French Championship (1997, Bourgoin) and of the European Challenge (1999 , Burgundy)

A heavy sky blue and garnet cotton jersey on the shoulders of a player who runs very fast, ball under his arm, knocks over tackles and scores: this is the indelible image Laurent Leflamand left behind at CS Bourgoin-Jallieu. An elegant, distinguished and strong player (1.86 for 97 kg), the Normand was able to complete a 100 meters in less than 11 seconds. A modern winger for his time. “La Flamme” started playing rugby late, at the age of 17, after trying track and field, football and judo. In the south of France, where his father had been transferred, he was noticed by Istres, then by Lyon and Grenoble. Michel Couturas, legendary coach of Bourgoin, sniffed the right move and brought it in 1996. It immediately suited this capricious player and the passionate audience of Pierre-Rajon. “I’ve talked a lot with the supporters, even in the middle of a game,” Laurent Leflamand said in our columns in 2019, when we found him on the Brittany side, where he was rebuilding his life. “I was on the wing, very close to them, so I talked to them in between actions. I think they liked it and so did I. 1997 was his best year: the three finals with the CSBJ and the Grand Slam in the tournament with the French team, where he scored four times in three matches.