Jean-Baptiste Lafond

Jean-Baptiste Lafond (born 29 December 1961 in Bègles, France) is a former French rugby union footballer. He played for the French national team on over 30 occasions.[1] His usual position was either on the wing or at fullback.

Jean-Baptiste Lafond
Date of birth (1961-12-29) 29 December 1961 (age 59)
Place of birthBègles, France
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight82 kg (181 lb)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Wing
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
1980–1992
1992–1993
1995–1996
1996–1997
Racing Club de France
Bordeaux-Bègles

Stade Français
RC Narbonne
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National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
1983–1993 France 36 (101)

He made his debut for France against Australia in 1983 in Clermont Ferrand, which ended in a 15-all draw. He played in numerous Five Nations Championships, and was a part of the French squad at the 1991 Rugby World Cup.

At club level he played for teams including Paris clubs Racing Club de France and Stade Français. His club honours include winning the French championship in 1990 and was runner-up in 1987. His final cap for France was in Paris in 1993, with France defeating Wales. He was also selected for the English invitational side the Barbarian F.C..

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Jean-Baptiste Lafond". sporting-heroes.net. Retrieved 2 April 2007. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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