He had 59 caps for France, scoring 7 tries, 34 points in aggregate, from 1989 to 1999. He played three times at the Five Nations, in 1993, 1997 and 1998, winning it the last two times, with a Grand Slam. He also played at the 1995 Rugby World Cup finals, in a total of three games, but got injured in the win over Scotland, and missed the rest of the competition.
After ending his playing career, he became a coach. He first coached the French National Amateurs and Cahors (2005/06). He then joined Racing Métro 92 as forwards coach, serving in that role from 2006 through 2010. Following the 2009–10 season, he became head coach at Limoges.