|Birth name||Arnaud Costes|
|Date of birth||June 16, 1973|
|Place of birth||Tulle, France|
|Height||1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|Weight||99 kg (218 lb)|
|Occupation(s)||Rugby union coach|
|Rugby union career|
As flanker he played for several French clubs: he debuted in the French championship in 1993 with Montferrand, where he also won the 1998-99 European Challenge Cup; in 2000 he moved to Castres for which he played until 2002; he then played the 2002-2003 season with Bourgoin-Jallieu then ended his professional career at Béziers (2003–2005).
As international he won 14 full caps for France and took part to two consecutive World Cups, in 1995 (1 match) and in 1999, where France were runners-up. His last international game was against Ireland during the 2000 Six Nations.
Since retirement he has managed the amateur club Rugby Olympique de Castelnaudary, (Fédérale 3).
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