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Antoine Dupont (born 15 November 1996) is a French professional rugby union player. He currently plays at scrum half for Toulouse in the Top 14.[1]

Antoine Dupont
Antoine Dupont 2017.jpg
Birth nameAntoine Dupont
Date of birth (1996-11-15) 15 November 1996 (age 22)
Place of birthLannemezan, France
Height1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight82 kg (12 st 13 lb)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Scrum-half
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2000–2011
2011–2014
Magnoac FC
Auch
()
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2014–2017
2017–
Castres
Toulouse
61
24
(44)
(60)
Correct as of 20 January 2019
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2016
2016
2017–
France U20
French Barbarians
France
(36)
(0)
(5)
Correct as of 16 March 2019

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Club careerEdit

He is from the village of Castelnau-Magnoac where he started rugby at the age of 4 years and played for Magnoac FC. In 2011 he joined Auch as a junior. In 2014, he joined Castres in the Top 14 after the relegation of Auch in the 2013–14 Rugby Pro D2 season.
In November 2016, Stade Toulousain announced Antoine Dupont's recruitment for the 2017–18 season.[2]

International careerEdit

In 2016, he was selected for the France U-20 team for the 2016 World Rugby Under 20 Championship. He was one of the stars of the tournament scoring 36 points which included 5 tries.[3]

In November 2016, he was selected for the French Barbarian team which played and beat Australia.

Dupont was called up to the French first team for the first time ahead of France's fourth 2017 Six Nations Championship match against Italy as a replacement for Maxime Machenaud.[4] He made his debut in that game coming on for Baptiste Serin in the 72nd minute of an eventual 40–18 away win.

International triesEdit

International tries
No. Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 16 March 2019 Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy   Italy 3–5 14–25 2019 Six Nations

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Antoine Dupont Profile". Itsrugby.co.uk. Retrieved 8 October 2017.
  2. ^ "Toulouse sign rising star Dupont | Planetrugby.com". Planetrugby.com. Retrieved 2017-01-02.
  3. ^ "Antoine Dupont | Rugby.com.au". rugby.com.au. Retrieved 2017-01-02.
  4. ^ XV de France : La composition pour l’Italie

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