Anthony Floch

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Anthony Floch
Personal information
Full name Anthony Floch
Date of birth (1983-02-12) 12 February 1983 (age 31)
Place of birth Clermont-Ferrand, France
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 82 kg (12 st 13 lb)
Club information
Position(s) Fullback
Current club ASM Clermont Auvergne
Senior clubs*
Years Club Apps (points)
2001- ASM Clermont Auvergne
Representative teams
2008-2010 France 3 (5)
* Professional club appearances and points
counted for domestic first grade only.
Floch before a match

Anthony Floch (born 12 February 1983 in Clermont-Ferrand, Puy-de-Dôme) is a French rugby union player, who normally plays at fullback.

Floch plays club rugby for ASM Clermont Auvergne in the French Top 14. He made 24 appearances, scoring 49 points, in the 2006/07[citation needed] season as Clermont reached the Top 14 final and won the European Challenge Cup. In the 2011 Top 14 he scored, a 60 metre goal, with over 10 metres to spare. This was one of the biggest kicks seen.

He was called up to the French squad by Marc Lievremont for the 2008 Six Nations Championship, where he won his first cap off the bench against England in a defeat at the Stade de France. Floch started against Italy two weeks later and scored his first international try in the first half. He held his place for the final game of the tournament against Wales in Cardiff where the hosts were victorious and secured their second Grand Slam in four seasons.