Arnaud Costes

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Arnaud Costes
Full name Arnaud Costes
Date of birth (1973-06-16) June 16, 1973 (age 41)
Place of birth Tulle, France
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 99 kg (218 lb)
Occupation(s) Rugby union coach
Rugby union career
Current status
Position(s) Coach
current team Castelnaudary
Playing career
Position Flanker
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
1993-2000
2000-2002
2002-2003
2003-2005
2005-2007
Montferrand
Castres
Bourgoin-Jallieu
Béziers
Gaillac
 
7
10
41
24
 
(0)
(10)
(20)
(15)
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
1994-2000  France 14 (5)

Arnaud Costes (born 16 June 1973 in Tulle, France) is a French former international rugby union footballer who also played for France national team.

Career[edit]

As flanker he played for several French clubs: he debuted in the French championship in 1993 with Montferrand, where he also won the 1998-99 European Challenge Cup; in 2000 he moved to Castres for which he played until 2002; he then played the 2002-2003 season with Bourgoin-Jallieu then ended his professional career at Béziers (2003–2005).

Finally he moved at 34 to the amateur club Gaillac in Fédérale 3 where he closed definitely his career as player in 2007, aged 36.

As international he won 14 full caps for France and took part to two consecutive World Cups, in 1995 (1 match) and in 1999, where France were runners-up. His last international game was against Ireland during the 2000 Six Nations.

Since retirement he has managed the amateur club Rugby Olympique de Castelnaudary, (Fédérale 3).

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