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Yann Delaigue (born April 5, 1973 in Vienne, Isère) is a retired French international rugby union player.[1]

Yann Delaigue
Birth nameYann Delaigue
Date of birth (1973-04-05) 5 April 1973 (age 46)
Place of birthVienne, France
Height1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight83 kg (183 lb)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Fly-half
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
1988 CS Vienne ()
Correct as of 13 July 2014
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
1988-1997
1997-2004
2004-2006
2006-2007
RC Toulon
Toulouse
Castres
RC Toulon
()
Correct as of 13 July 2014
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
1994-2005 France 20 (37)
Correct as of 13 July 2014

A highly talented player, nicknamed « Little Mozart », he played the first two matches of the 1995 Rugby World Cup. In 2001 he was part of the French Barbarians against Fiji.

In 2003, he won the Heineken Cup for Toulouse, scoring five penalties and a conversion.[2]

He earned his first cap with the French national team on 19 March 1994 against Scotland in a Five Nations Championship match that ended in a 20-12 victory.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Yann Delaigue player profile ESPN Scrum.com
  2. ^ "Toulouse regain European crown". BBC. 24 May 2003. Retrieved 25 September 2019.
  3. ^ "Yann Delaigue". Sporting Heroes.net. Retrieved 26 December 2010.