David Marty

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This article is about the rugby union footballer. For the association footballer, see David Marty (footballer).
David Marty
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Date of birth (1982-10-30) 30 October 1982 (age 31)
Place of birth Perpignan, France
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 90 kg (14 st 2 lb)
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Centre
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2001– Perpignan 44 (50)
correct as of 2007-06-15.
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2005– France 37 (55)

David Marty (born 30 October 1982 in Perpignan) is a French rugby union footballer who plays at centre in the Top 14 competition for Catalan club USA Perpignan and also for France.

Marty was first called up to the French rugby team during the 2005 Six Nations Championship, making his first appearance as an unused bench replacement in the match against Ireland at Lansdowne Road. He was elevated to the starting line-up for the subsequent match against Italy, and scored two tries in the match at Stadio Flaminio in Rome, which France won comfortably 56–13. Marty was capped in a Test against Canada in November in which he scored a try as well. He was also capped in the following match against Tonga.

Marty was included in France's 2006 Six Nations Championship squad, and was included in the starting line-up in the match against Ireland at Stade de France in Paris and scored two tries in the 43–31 victory. He was a used bench replacement in the match against Italy as well. France went on to win the tournament. He was capped again in a mid-year test against Romania also.

Marty was selected as a member of France's 2007 Rugby World Cup squad in France and their 2011 Rugby World Cup squad in New Zealand.

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