Adrian Lungu

Adrian Lungu (born September 5, 1960) is a Romanian former rugby union player. He played 76 times as a center or wing for the Romanian national team. He is the father of Remus Lungu, who is himself a rugby union international.

Adrian Lungu
Date of birth (1960-09-05) September 5, 1960 (age 60)
Place of birthNăvodari, Romania
Height6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight176 lb (80 kg; 12 st 8 lb)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Centre
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
1980–1995 Romania 76 (12)

Born in Năvodari, Constanța County, Lungu played for Locomoticva Bucuresti,[1] and then for Steaua București with whom he won two SuperLiga titles in 1980, 1981. He also played for Farul Constanţa and Dinamo București. He made his international debut against Italy in 1980. In 1993, Adrian played for Castres when they won the French championship who beat Grenoble 14-11 in the final, in a match decided by an irregular try accorded by the referee.[2]

At international level, Lungu took part at the 1987 and 1991 World Cups before retiring at thirty-four at the Rugby World Cup in South Africa. His final game was against Australia on June 3, 1995.

After his retirement, he coached the youth team of Castres.


  1. ^ Adrian Lungu | Asociația Internaționalilor de Rugby România
  2. ^ Escot, Richard; Rivière, Jacques (2010). Un siècle de rugby (in French) (13th ed.). Calmann-Lévy. p. 268. ISBN 978-2-7021-4118-2.

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