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Amédée Domenech (May 3, 1933, Narbonne – September 21, 2003 Brive-la-Gaillarde) was a French rugby union prop. He played for RC Vichy between 1954 and 1955. After one year he moved to CA Brive and helped the club to gain promotion to the first division. He earned his first cap with the French national team on 27 March 1954 against Wales at Cardiff. He was nicknamed Le Duc (the Duke). The Stade Amédée-Domenech in Brive-la-Gaillarde was named in his honour.
|Date of birth||3 May 1933|
|Place of birth||Narbonne, France|
|Date of death||21 September 2003(aged 70)|
|Place of death||Brive, France|
|Height||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|Weight||76 kg (168 lb)|
|Rugby union career|
After his playing career, Domenech became a businessman and a politician. Most notably he was a regional president of the Radical Party and a city councillor (conseiller municipal) in Brive-la-Gaillarde and Paris. He was also part of Edgar Faure's cabinet.
- Selected to represent France, 1954–1963
- Five Nations 1954, 1955, 1960, 1961 and 1962.
- 1961 France rugby union tour of New Zealand and Australia
- 1960 France rugby union tour of Argentina and Uruguay
- ^ Lagrue, Pierre. "DOMENECH AMÉDÉE" (in French). Encyclopædia Universalis. Retrieved 30 October 2011.
- ^ "Il y a la Brive d'avant et la Brive d'après 1966" (in French). L'Express. 1 January 2007. Retrieved 30 October 2011.
- ^ "Le " Duc " tire sa révérence" (in French). La Dépêche du Midi. 2003-09-22. Retrieved 30 October 2011.