Lionel Beauxis

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Lionel Beauxis
Lionel Beauxis 2013.jpg
Date of birth (1985-10-24) 24 October 1985 (age 28)
Place of birth Tarbes
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 86 kg (13 st 8 lb)
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Fly-half
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2002–2006
2006–2011
2011–
Section Paloise
Stade Français
Toulouse
correct as of 18 March 2007.
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2007– France 15 (110)
correct as of 24 February 2010.

Lionel Beauxis (French pronunciation: ​[ljɔnɛl boksis]) (born 24 October 1985 in Tarbes, Hautes-Pyrénées) is a French rugby union player.[1] He is 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) tall and weighs 86 kg (190 lb). He plays at fly half for Stade Toulousain.

He also played for France in the 2007 Six Nations Championship called in as a reserve for injured Frédéric Michalak. He earned his first cap on 3 February 2007 against Italy and scored his first international try during the 2007 World Cup against Georgia on 30 September 2007. He joined Toulouse for the 2011/12 season on a 3 year deal.[2] He is perhaps best known for his place-kicking abilities, having a very long kicking range, frequently kicking penalties from within his own half. He took part in the 6 nations tournament 2012

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Preceded by
Tatafu Polota-Nau
IRB International U21 Player of the Year
2006
Succeeded by
Current