We want to thank Alin Petrache for having accepted to be one of ECPC’s Ambassadors for Cancer.

Please see below more details about him:


Born on the 29th of October 1976

President of the Romanian Rugby Federation

Vice-President of the Romanian Olympic Committee

Deputy in the Parliament of Romania, member of the Committee for Education, Science, Youth and Sport.

University professor at the Romanian Military Academy

Former captain of the Romanian Rugby team

ECPC Ambassador on Cancer

In the past, Alin Petrache played for RC Paris, Begles Bordeaux, RC Toulon, London Scottish and Beziers. He became European Champion with the Romanian Rugby team in 2000 and 2002 and winner of the Romanian Rugby Cup in 2000 and 2001. He also won the Romanian National Championship with his team Dinamo in 1998, 2000, 2001, 2002.

As L’Équipe highlighted in an article, Alin Petrache was ‘one of the youngest presidents of a rugby federation in the entire history of rugby’.

Alin Petrache has a personal commitment to cancer topics as his mother died of leukaemia.