Raoul Barrière

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Raoul Barrière
Date of birth (1928-03-03) 3 March 1928 (age 87)
Place of birth Béziers, France
Height 1.71 m (5 ft 7 12 in)
Weight 90 kg (14 st 2 lb)
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Prop
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
1952–1954
1954–1963
Aurillac
AS Béziers
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
1960 France 1 (0)
Coaching career
Years Club / team
1968–1980
1980–?
AS Béziers
RC Narbonne
Valence Sportif
Rugby union career

Raoul Barrière (born Béziers, 3 March 1928) is a former French rugby union player and a current coach.[1] He played as a prop.

He played for Aurillac and AS Béziers. He won the title of French Champion with AS Béziers, in 1961, and was runners-up, in 1960 and 1962. In 1968 Barrière became the coach of AS Béziers. He won to win six titles of French Champion, for 1971, 1972, 1974, 1975, 1977 and 1978.He moved to RC Narbonne in 1980.

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  1. ^ "L'homme qui a «fait» l'équipe de Béziers, c'est incontestablement l'entraîneur Raoul Barrière, 45 ans, un nez cassé de boxeur et une carrure de gorille, ancien international."