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Gilbert Brunat (28 February 1958 – 16 November 2019) [1] was a French rugby union player who played wing and hooker.[2]

Gilbert Brunat
Date of birth(1958-02-28)February 28, 1958
Place of birthQuincieu, France
Date of death16 November 2019(2019-11-16) (aged 61)
Height181 cm (5 ft 11 in)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Wing, Hooker
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
?–? US Iseaux ()
?–? SO Chambéry ()
1981–1985 FC Lourdes ()
1985–1986 FC Aix-les-Bains ()
1986–1993 FC Grenoble ()
1993–1996 CS Bourgoin-Jallieu ()
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
1981 France
Teams coached
Years Team
1999–2004 US Montmélian
2014–2015 U.S. Vinay
?–2019 US Montmélian

CareerEdit

After his start at Union sportive in Iseaux, Brunat began playing for SO Chambéry. His talent was discovered and he was selected for the France national rugby union team.[3]

After playing one season with FC Aix-les-Bains, Brunat began playing for FC Grenoble in 1986, where he lasted for seven years. He finished his playing career in 1996 with CS Bourgoin-Jallieu.[4]

Brunat had two stints coaching US Montmélian and one with U.S. Vinay.

Gibert Brunat died on 16 November 2019.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://fcgrugby.com/fr/articles/2019/11/16/gilbert-brunat-est-decede
  2. ^ "Gilbert Brunat". ESPN.
  3. ^ "Lourdes. Le montagnard est bien là !". ladepeche.fr (in French). 9 July 2011.
  4. ^ "Gilbert Brunat: «Toujours avancer!»". Le Sport Dauphinois (in French). 5 September 2019.
  5. ^ "Gilbert Brunat n'est plus". ledauphine.fr (in French). 16 November 2019.