Jan Macháček

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Jan Macháček
Date of birth (1972-02-15) February 15, 1972 (age 42)
Place of birth Prague, Czechoslovakia
Height 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Weight 110 kg (17 st 5 lb)
University Charles University in Prague
Occupation(s) Entrepreneur
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Flanker, number eight, lock
Amateur clubs
Years Club / team
1990-1994
1995
2003-2004
2004-present
Slavia Prague
Dunedin Pirates
Říčany
Slavia Prague
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
1996-1998
1998-1999
1999-2000
2000–2003
Newport
Sale Sharks
Pontypridd
Clermont
61
11
19
30
(155)
(20)
(25)
(15)
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
1993-2009 Czech Republic 55

Jan Macháček (born 15 February 1972 in Prague) is a former Czech rugby player. He is one of arguably the two most famous Czech rugby players, along with Martin Jágr. He played for Newport RFC and Pontypridd RFC in Wales, Sale Sharks in England, Clermont Auvergne in France as well as the Barbarians.

He is currently CEO and owner[1] of Infonia s.r.o., a webdesign company.

Early life[edit]

He was born in Prague and started playing rugby on account of his father Dušan having played. The first team he played for was Czech outfit Slavia Prague.

International career[edit]

He played his final match on 16 December 2009 in a 17-5 win against Hong Kong in Prague, aged 37 years old.

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