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Alexandre Flanquart

Alexandre Flanquart
Alexandre Flanquart Stade francais 2012-03-03.jpg
Date of birth (1989-10-09) 9 October 1989 (age 30)
Place of birthCambrai, France
Height2.04 m (6 ft 8 ½ in)
Weight120 kg (18 st 13 lb; 265 lb)[1][2]
Rugby union career
Position(s) Lock
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2008–19
2019-
Stade Français
Union Bordeaux Begles
163
7
(30)
0
Correct as of 23 September 2015
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2013– France 22 (0)
Correct as of 19 March 2016

Alexandre Flanquart (born 9 October 1989) is a French rugby union player, playing as Lock for Stade Français in the Top 14.[3]

Career

Alexandre Flanquart began playing professional rugby in 2009 for Stade Français, the club he remains playing for six years later. Even though he signed with Stade Français in 2008, he didn't receive his first appearance until 2009, where he came of the bench on the 74th minute against Bourgoin. On this occasions, Paris were victors 20–6. He became a more consistent player the following season, making 16 appearances overall. His form for his club saw him called up to the French national side for the 2013 France rugby union tour of New Zealand. He earned his first cap on the 8 June, coming of the bench for Yoann Maestri on the 70th minute.[4] His has since then been a regular player in the French camp, being named in the squad for the 2014 and 2015 Six Nations Championship's, plus the 2014 end-of-year rugby union internationals squad.

References

  1. ^ [www.stade.fr]
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-10-07. Retrieved 2015-10-06.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "Alexandre Flanquart Profile". Itsrugby.co.uk. Retrieved 10 November 2012.
  4. ^ All Blacks edge out gutsy France