Maxime Mermoz

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Maxime Mermoz
Maxime Mermoz 2014 (cropped).jpg
Date of birth (1986-07-28) 28 July 1986 (age 28)
Place of birth Épinal, 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)
2005–2008
2008–2012
2012–
Toulouse
Perpignan
RC Toulon
16
30
00(5)
0(45)
correct as of January 23, 2010.
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2008– France 0025 0(10)
correct as of 5 December 2011.

Maxime Mermoz (born 28 July 1986 in Épinal) is a French professional rugby union footballer currently playing for RC Toulon in the Top 14.

Mermoz won the 2006 Under 21 Rugby World Championship. He earned his first cap for the senior France national team on 5 July 2008 against Australia.[1] He made his Six Nations Championship debut in the 2009 Six Nations Championship against Scotland.[2] Mermoz scored his first try for France in their 37-17 loss to New Zealand at the 2011 Rugby World Cup, he intercepted a Dan Carter pass close to the half-way line before running clear to score.[3] In May 2013 he was an unused replacement as Toulon won the 2013 Heineken Cup Final by 16–15 against Clermont Auvergne.[4]

International tries[edit]

# Date Venue Opponent Result (France-...) Competition
1. 24 September 2011 Eden Park, Auckland, New Zealand  New Zealand
17-37
2011 Rugby World Cup
2. 23 June 2012 Estadio Monumental José Fierro, San Miguel de Tucuman, Argentina  Argentina
49–10
Test Match

Honours[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Maxime Mermoz et Yann David, la jeunesse au centre des attentes". Retrieved 2010-01-23. 
  2. ^ "Maxime Mermoz on L'Équipe". Retrieved 2010-01-23. 
  3. ^ "Rugby World Cup 2011: New Zealand 37-17 France". BBC. Retrieved 8 September 2011. 
  4. ^ "Toulon claim Heineken Cup glory". ESPN. 18 March 2013. Retrieved 20 May 2013.