Alain Lorieux

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Alain Lorieux
Date of birth (1956-06-26) 26 June 1956 (age 60)
Place of birth La Tronche, France
Height 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)
Weight 109 kg (240 lb)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Lock
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
1978-1985
1985-1989
1989-1990
FC Aix les Bains
Grenoble
RC Seyssens
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National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
1981-1989 France 31 (12)

Alain Lorieux (born March 26, 1956 in La Tronche) is a retired French international rugby union player. He played as a lock.

Lorieux played for FC Aix les Bains from 1978/79 to 1984/85, FC Grenoble from 1985/86 to 1988/89, and RC Seyssens in 1989/90.

Lorieux had 31 caps for France, from 1981 to 1989, scoring 3 tries, 12 points on aggregate. He earned his first cap on 5 July 1981 against Australia in a 17-15 loss at Brisbane. He played 5 times at the Five Nations Championship, in 1982, 1984, 1987, 1988 and 1989, being a winner in 1988, ex-aequo with Wales, and 1989. Lorieux was called for the 1987 Rugby World Cup, where France was runner-up to New Zealand. He played in 5 games, scoring 2 tries, 8 points on aggregate.[1]

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