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Rabah Slimani

Rabah Slimani
Date of birth (1989-10-18) 18 October 1989 (age 30)
Place of birthSarcelles, France
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight119 kg (18 st 10 lb; 262 lb)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Prop
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2008–2017
2017–
Stade Français
Clermont
187
39
(25)
(5)
Correct as of 15 June 2019
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2010
2013–2019
France A
France
3
57
(0)
(20)
Correct as of 20 October 2019

Rabah Slimani (born 18 October 1989) is a French rugby union player who can play on both sides of the scrum; tight head prop and loose head prop, and he currently plays for ASM Clermont Auvergne in the Top 14.[1]

Career

He first discovered rugby in his home town of Sarcelles. While playing for AAS Sarcelles, he was spotted by Stade Français cadets and was invited to train with the squad in 2008. He made his professional club debut in 2009, and made his international debut with France, coming off the bench against New Zealand on 9 November 2013 at the Stade de France.

Personal life

Born in France, Slimani is of Algerian descent.[2]

References

  1. ^ "Rabah Slimani Profile". Itsrugby.co.uk. Retrieved 4 December 2012.
  2. ^ "Rabah Slimani, l'enfant d'à côté". 28 February 2015.