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Benjamin Kayser

Benjamin Kayser
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Birth nameBenjamin Kayser
Date of birth (1984-07-26) 26 July 1984 (age 35)
Place of birthParis, France
Height6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight17 st 8 lb (112 kg)[1]
Rugby union career
Position(s) Hooker
Current team ASM Clermont Auvergne
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2004–2007
2007–2009
2009–2010
2010–2011
2011-19
Stade Français
Leicester Tigers
Stade Français
Castres Olympique
Clermont Auvergne
60
50
26
29
243
(40)
(5)
(10)
(0)
(45)
Correct as of 7 December 2019
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2008-19 France 37 (10)
Correct as of 11 October 2015

Benjamin Kayser (born 26 July 1984 in Paris, France) is a former French Rugby union player. He most recently played at hooker for Clermont Auvergne in the French Top 14.

He rejoined Stade Français at the end of the 2008/2009 season from Leicester Tigers in the Guinness Premiership, who he joined during the 2007–08 season.[2] While at Leicester he played as a replacement as they won the 2009 Premiership final.[3] Kayser signed for Castres Olympique for the 2010–11 Top 14 season. In February 2011, Kayser signed a 3-year contract with ASM Clermont Auvergne.[4]

He has played for France at International level, winning his first cap in their summer tour against Australia in 2008.

In 2010, he was selected in the French Barbarians squad to play Tonga on 26 November.

He played for the Barbarians in 2018, winning against England at Twickenham[5].

Kayser speaks fluent English.

References

  1. ^ "Des renforts au Stade Français". Stade.fr. 17 February 2009. Retrieved 12 November 2011.
  2. ^ "Rugby - Fiche joueur Kayser Benjamin - Statistiques en club". Itsrugby.fr. 26 July 1984. Retrieved 12 November 2011.
  3. ^ "Leicester 10-9 London Irish". BBC. 16 May 2009. Retrieved 9 February 2020.
  4. ^ "Rugby Union Tournaments | Top 14". Planet Rugby. Archived from the original on 5 September 2012. Retrieved 12 November 2011.
  5. ^ "ASM : plusieurs Clermontois retenus avec les Barbarians". lamontagne.fr. 18 May 2018. Retrieved 6 December 2018.

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