Jo Maso

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Jo Maso
Full name Joseph Maso
Date of birth (1944-12-27) 27 December 1944 (age 69)
Place of birth Perpignan, France
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 80 kg (180 lb)
Occupation(s) Manager of the French
rugby union team
Rugby league career
Position Stand-off
Amateur clubs
Years Club / team
19??-19?? XIII Catalan
correct as of 5 March 2007.
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Centre
Amateur clubs
Years Club / team
USA Perpignan
RC Toulonnais
RC Narbonne
USA Perpignan
correct as of 5 March 2007.
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
1966–1973 France 25 (15)
correct as of 5 March 2007.

Jo Maso (born 27 December 1944 in Perpignan, France) is a former rugby union and rugby league footballer who played centre for Narbonne, Toulonnais, Perpignan and France, gaining 25 caps. His alternative position was fly-half. He is now the manager for the French national team and was inducted into the International Rugby Hall of Fame in 2003.

Maso started his rugby career as a rugby league player for XIII Catalan, being the son of the French rugby league internationalist Jep Maso. However, he switched to union and made his debut for France in a Test against Italy in Naples in 1966. He also toured Australia, New Zealand and South Africa with the national side and played three times for the Barbarians.

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